Suggsville Alabama

Suggsville Alabama

Suggsville Alabama Historic Marker
Suggsville Historic Marker Attribution: Jeffrey Reed

Suggsville, Alabama is an unincorporated community in Clarke County, Alabama. It was laid out as a town in 1819 at the crossing of the Old Line Road and Federal Road. The name was chosen in honor of a local storekeeper, William Suggs. The town had many residences, stores, and male and female academies prior to the American Civil War, but declined rapidly in the post-war period.

Suggsville is located at 31.58960°N 87.69305°W

 and has an elevation of 381 feet.

As of the 1880 U.S. Census, Suggsville as an unincorporated community had 134 persons, then the 3rd largest recorded community in the county behind Grove Hill and Choctaw Corner, today’s Thomasville.

Credit: Wikipedia contributors, “Suggsville, Alabama,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,,_Alabama&oldid=820666738 (accessed January 30, 2019).

Suggsville Alabama Places of Interest

The community has one site on the National Register of Historic Places, the Stephen Beech Cleveland House, better known today as “The Lodge”.