Digital Alabama selected Arab Alabama as one of the Best Small Towns in Alabama. Arab Alabama has two large city parks that include all types of athletics fields, as well as tennis courts, a municipal swimming pool, a multi-purpose arena, pavilions, and a community center. The city hosts the Annual Park and Recreation Horse Show in the arena the second Saturday of each July. The city also has a recreation center that features basketball and racquetball courts, plus a banquet room and kitchen.
Addison Alabama is located in eastern Winston County in the northwest corner of the state.
Digital Alabama rates Addison as one of the best small towns in Alabama.
Trussville Alabama is a city in Jefferson and St. Clair counties in the State of Alabama. It is a suburb of Birmingham and part of the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its estimated 2015 population was 21,023. Trussville has been recognized as one of the most livable cities in the state and country.
Sand Rock Alabama is located in western Cherokee County atop Lookout Mountain. A portion of the town extends north into DeKalb County.
Mtount Olive Alabama has its own elementary school, and was formerly the home of a junior high school. Beyond elementary school, most of its students currently go on to Bragg Middle School and eventually Gardendale High School, though that status is subject to change in the next year as Gardendale breaks away from the Jefferson County Schools to form its own district.
With attractions and jobs within an easy driving distance, Hanceville is a great place to live and raise a family. Wallace State Community College offers a top-notch location to start your higher education journey, and our schools, Hanceville High, Hanceville Middle, and Hanceville Elementary are a great asset to our growing community.
Cordova Alabama is a mid-sized city in North-central Alabama, about 300 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico. Cordova is located in Walker County and was originally settled on the Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River.
One day in 1907, George Clements stood in the doorway of the house he had built in the Straight Mountain area of Blount County, Alabama, and looked out. What he probably saw, here in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, was a mostly undeveloped wilderness.
The city of Kimberly developed around a stagecoach station built in the 1830s; it remained in service until 1865. At this time, the settlement was known as Kennelsville. The city then became known as Jefferson, probably after the nearby Old Jefferson coal mine, until the late 1880s. In 1888, the town’s post office was relocated to nearby Morris. In 1905, the town voted to change its name to Kimberly because another Alabama town had already claimed the name Jefferson
Coaling Alabama hosts an annual Christmas Chili Supper each December.
Springville Alabama 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.
Hamilton Alabama is a city in Marion County. It incorporated in 1896. At the 2010 census the population was 6,885. The city is the county seat of Marion County and since 1980 has been its largest city, surpassing Winfield. It had previously been the largest town in 1910.
Mooresville Alabama is one of the oldest incorporated towns in Alabama, having been incorporated on November 16, 1818, when Alabama was still a Territory. It was named for early settlers, Robert and William Moore who located on land which became the site of Mooresville.
Haleburg Alabama is located in southeastern Henry County. Alabama State Route 95 passes through the town, leading north 14 miles to Abbeville and south 8 miles to Columbia. Haleburg is 4 miles west of the Chattahoochee River, which forms the Alabama–Georgia border.
Waterloo, Alabama is a Best Small Town in Alabama located in Northwest Alabama. Waterloo is surrounded by stunning views of the Tennessee River on gorgeous Pickwick lake.
Ranburne is a town in Cleburne County. Ranburne incorporated in 1957, and it built a town hall in 1959.
The population in Owens Cross Roads at the time of the 2010 Census was 1,521. Of that number, 91.5 percent reported itself as white, 3.6 percent as African American, 3.0 percent as two or more races, 2.2 percent as Hispanic or Latino, 1.0 percent as American Indian and Alaskan Native, and 0.3 percent as Asian. The median household income according to 2012 Census estimates is $43,674 and per capita income is $21,311.
Less than 30 miles from downtown Mobile, Bayou La Batre is mentioned in the movie Forrest Gump as the hometown of character “Bubba.”