Webb is a town in Houston County, Alabama. It is named for plantation owner B. F. Webb, who settled in the area around 1890.
The area was sparsely populated until 1899, when the Central of Georgia Railroad built a line on Webb’s land; he donated 23 acres for a depot.
The first post office opened in 1900. Two stores were built in the area, and Webb and his son began laying out a town and selling one-acre lots. A school was constructed in 1901. The town was incorporated in 1903. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,430, up from 1,298 in 2000.
Webb Alabama Demographics
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,298 people, 491 households, and 375 families residing in the town. The population density was 110.6 people per square mile . There were 523 housing units at an average density of 44.6 per square mile.
The racial makeup of the town was 79.20% White, 19.65% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, and 0.85% from two or more races. 1.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Webb Alabama Town Hall
Webb Alabama Police Department
315 Webb To Kinsey Rd
Webb, Alabama 36376