Forest Home Alabama

Forest Home Alabama

Forest Home Alabama

Forest Home is an unincorporated small community located on County Road 7 in northwestern Butler County, Alabama. 
Forest Home Alabama History

The Butler Massacre – Forest Home, AL
in Alabama Historical Markers

N 31° 50.308 W 086° 52.949
16R E 511119 N 3522537
Quick Description: Replacement marker describing the history of the naming of Butler County and its namesake. On March 20, 1818, Capt. William Butler, Capt. James Saffold, William Gardener, Daniel Shaw and John Hinson left Fort Bibb to meet Col. Sam Dale. They were attacked near Pine Barren Creek by Savannah Jack and his warriors. Gardener and Shaw were shot dead; Butler and Hinson wounded.


Greenville Alabama

Greenville is a city in Butler County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 8,135. The city is the county seat of Butler County and is known as the Camellia City. First settled in 1819, Greenville prides itself on its historic downtown area.

Butler County Alabama Map


The first settlers came to the Butler County Alabama via the Federal Road from Georgia and the Carolinas after the Creeks were defeated in the war. Threatened by white settlement, a Creek war party attacked and killed two families in March 1818 in what became known as the Ogly Massacre.