The lower falls of Caney Creek in the Bankhead National Forest, which covers nearly 200,000 acres in Lawrence, Franklin, and Winston counties. The forest was established in 1918 and renamed in honor of U.S. Representative William B. Bankhead in 1942.
Double Springs Alabama Double Springs is a town in Winston County, Alabama. The city is the county seat of Winston County. The county seat was initially located at Houston, but by referendum in 1883, Double Springs prevailed and the county seat was removed to there. Double Springs is located at 34°9′6″N 87°24′16″W (34.151642, -87.404390). Double […]
Explore Alabama: Winston County Alabama – The “Republic” of Winston, present-day Winston County, Alabama, was one of several places in the Confederate States of America where citizens had strong feelings against seceeding from the union. Winston County citizens , this opposition became violent and had long-lasting political consequences—deep enough to generate a legend after the war that the county had seceded from Alabama.