Dallas County population is 43,820. The county seat is Selma. Its name is in honor of United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander J. Dallas, who served 1814-1816. The county is traversed by the Alabama River and bordered by Perry, Chilton, Autauga, Lowndes, Wilcox, and Marengo counties. Originally, the Dallas county seat was at Cahaba, which also served as the state capital for a brief period.
Paul M. Grist State Park, in Selma Alabama, is 100 acre lake on 1,000 acres of tranquility describes Paul M Grist State Park. Located in Selma Alabama, Dallas County Alabama, the park welcomes visitors with camping, picnicking, swimming and boating and has 5 star reviews from campers, horse back riders and boaters.
Park Admission Price:
Age 6 to 12: $1
Age 13 to 61: $2
Age 62 and over: $1
Alabama Highway 22 East from Selma or Dallas County Road 37 or Summerfield Road from Selma. Additional Alabama State Parks
The Battle of Selma, Wilson’s Raid in Alabama and Georgia (1865), was a military engagement near the end of the American Civil War. It was fought in Selma, Alabama, on April 2, 1865, a town of about ten thousand inhabitants. Selma, Dallas Countyg, had become a major industrial and manufacturing center during the war and provided critical support to Confederate States of America infantry and naval forces. Situated on the banks of the Alabama
River in a region far removed from the war’s major theaters, the Selma Ordnance and Naval Foundry produced war materiel until the final weeks of the conflict.
Union Army forces under Major General James H. Wilson defeated a Confederate Army force under Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest
Cahaba prison was located near Selma, Alabama, in the center of the now-vanished town of Cahawba which was the state capital of Alabama from 1820 to 1826. The prison was located in a cotton warehouse on the banks of the Alabama River and was in operation intermittently from 1862 to April 1865.
1530 County Road 59
Carlowville AL 36761
Doug and Lyle Smith
Owners — Hamilton Hills Lodge
Hamilton Hills Lodge is a family owned whitetail deer hunting lodge. We limit the size of our hunting groups to allow over 1,000 acres per hunter. All of our hunting stands are enclosed “shooting towers” elevated 11 feet off the ground and are very comfortable during rain, cold, and windy conditions. You will hunt winter cereal grain and clover food plots and greenfields, woodland trails and scrapelines, hardwood bottoms, timber clearcuts and cutovers. At Hamilton Hills we believe the condition of our deer herd produced through our Quality Deer Management techniques, our hunting facilities, guide experience, and individual attention will allow you to have a truly enjoyable, rewarding, and successful hunting experience.