St. Clair County Alabama
St. Clair County Alabama, located in the north-cental part of the state, has a population is 85,593. It has two county seats, one in Ashville, Alabama and another in Pell City, Alabama.
St. Clair County was established on November 20, 1818 by the Alabama Territory legislature by splitting the area from Shelby County. The county seat was incorporated and named “Ashville” in honor of John Ash. In 1836, a portion of St. Clair County was separated to establish Cherokee County and DeKalb County. In 1866, after the Civil War, a northeast section of the county was used to create Etowah County.
St. Clair County Alabama Cities:
Ashville is a city in St. Clair County, Alabama. Its population was 2,212 at the 2010 census, down from 2,260, at which time it was a town. Ashville, with a population of 1491, is a small, quiet town with many amenities of a larger town. It was established in 1822 as the county seat. The courthouse has records, marriage, deed, estate, etc, dating back to the early 1800’s.
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Leeds is a suburb with a small-town vibe, popular with young families. It’s home to the Barber Motorsports Park, known for its big-name races, and the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, showcasing an extensive collection of motorcycles. The Outlet Shops of Grand River has discount clothing stores and a drive-in movie theater, and a seasonal farmers’ market sells local produce downtown every Thursday.
Moody is a city in St. Clair County. It incorporated in 1962. The first home in what is now Moody was constructed in 1820 by Epps Moody, who had moved there from North Carolina and for whom the town is named. Other North Carolina acquaintances of Moody soon followed him to Alabama. The town originally was called Moody’s Crossroads because it grew up along two roads that intersected there. At the 2010 census the population was 11,726.
Pell City is the county seat of St. Clair County along with Ashville. At the 2000 census the population was 9,565. At the 2010 census, the city-limit population jumped to 12,695.
Springville is a city in St. Clair County. It incorporated in December 1880. At the 2010 census the population was 4,080, up from 2,521 in 2000.
The Springville area was a popular stopping place for Native Americans and European settlers traveling through the region because of its natural freshwater springs; the town eventually would take its name from those springs and was initially known as Big Springs.
Trussville is a city in Jefferson and St. Clair counties. It is a suburb of Birmingham and part of the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,933.
St. Clair County Alabama Towns:
Argo is a town in Jefferson and St. Clair counties. It incorporated in 1987. At the 2010 census the population was 4,071.
Branchville is a former town in St. Clair County. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town was 825.It was incorporated in 1968. Citizens voted to dissolve the town in 2007 and the community was annexed into the neighboring town of Odenville.
Margaret is located in southwest St. Clair County in the north-central part of the state. Margaret was established in 1908 by a company, the Alabama Fuel and Iron Company,and was intended for workers who managed the company’s steel plant and worked in the St. Clair Country coal mines.
Odenville is a city in St. Clair County. It incorporated in 1914. At the 2010 census the population was 3,585, up from 1,131 in 2000. It annexed the former town of Branchville in 2007.
Mustang Museum of America
The Mustang Museum of America is located in Odenville:
49 Forman Farm Rd.
Odenville AL 35120
Ragland is a town in St. Clair County southeast of Ashville. It incorporated in 1899. At the 2010 census the population was 1,639, down from 1,918 in 2000.
Riverside is a city in St. Clair County. It incorporated in 1886. At the 2010 census the population was 2,208, up from 1,564 in 2000.
Steele is a town in northeastern St. Clair County. It was incorporated in 1952. At the 2010 census the population was 1,043, down from 1,093. Citizens in the town were divided during the Civil War, with some joining the Union Army.
Vincent, originally known as Propel or Propel, is a city in Shelby, St. Clair, and Talladega counties. At the 2010 census the population was 1,988. The community was first known as Propel, but later named Vincent in honor of the Vincent family, who were early settlers of the area.
St. Clair County Alabama Communities:
Cooks Springs, Alabama
Cooks Springs is an unincorporated community in St. Clair County. Cooks Springs is located along Interstate 20 and U.S. Route 78, 6.3 miles west of Pell City.
Cropwell, also known as Coosa or Coosa Valley, is a neighborhood of Pell City. Cropwell is a small town and an unincorporated community. Cropwell is located along Alabama State Route 34, 2.5 miles south-southwest of downtown Pell City. Cropwell has its own post office with ZIP code 35054.
Hill Number 1, Alabama
Hill Number 1 is an unincorporated community in St. Clair County.
New London, Alabama
New London, also known as London, Kelly’s Creek, or Kellys Creek, is an unincorporated community in St. Clair County.
Pinedale Shores, Alabama
Pinedale Shores is an unincorporated community in Saint Clair County.
Wattsville is an unincorporated community in St. Clair County. Wattsville is located along U.S. Route 231, 6.6 miles north of Pell City. Wattsville has a post office with ZIP code 35182
Whitney is an unincorporated community in St. Clair County.