Leaders of the incorporation effort stated to members of the local media and to some citizens not included in the incorporation area that future plans include several annexations of the surrounding area.Continue reading
Brookside was once a a thriving mining town but its coal driven economy crashed in the 1920’s forcing the local mining company to close its doors. The This town really believes in canoeing as a recreational sport even owning the Five Mile Creek Canoe and Company. Between 1910 and 1920, mining operations jumped around to several seams and the number of miners fluctuated between a low of 54 in 1910 and a high of over 600 in 1914.Continue reading
Cardiff Alabama is now but a spot in the road with 20–30 people, and, covered with kudzu. Cardiff is becoming a ghost town.Continue reading
Winfield Alabama is a small city situated in Northwest Alabama 26 miles east of the Mississippi state line. It lies in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountain range in Marion and Fayette counties. Mule Day is hosted on the fourth Saturday in September each year, and has been termed “One of the top 20 events in the Southeast” by Travel and Tourism magazine.Continue reading
Many years ago, Perdido Bay was rendezvous for Pirates. Old Spanish coins have been found, also old guns, and it is reported that at least one pirate treasure has been found.Continue reading
Prior to non-Indian settlement, the Hackleburg Alabama area served as hunting grounds for the Chickasaws. Settlers arrived in the early in the 1800s and the community arose at the intersection of several stage roads and Jackson’s Military Road.Continue reading
Evergreen, Alabama is a quiet southern town about halfway between Mobile and Montgomery just off Interstate 65. Evergreen became the county seat in 1866 after the previous seat, Sparta, was burned in a federal raid during the Civil War and because Evergreen was more centrally located in the county.Continue reading
Addison Alabama Population: 749 Addison is a town in Winston County. It incorporated in December 1949. At the 2010 U.S.Continue reading
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.
Ranburne is a town in Cleburne County. Ranburne incorporated in 1957, and it built a town hall in 1959.Continue reading
Kellyton Alabama Kellyton is an incorporated town in Coosa County, Alabama, United States. It had a population of 217 asContinue reading
The history of Delmar, Alabama written by and graciously submitted by Tony BrakeField.Continue reading
Muscadine was an incorporated community for a time and was listed on the U.S. Census from 1890 to 1930. It peaked at 132 persons in 1900.
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Argo Alabama is a town in Jefferson and St. Clair counties, Alabama, United States. It incorporated in 1987. At the 2010 census the population was 4,071Continue reading
Avon Alabama Avon is a town in Houston County. It incorporated in January 1957. As of the 2010 census, theContinue reading
The battle of Emuckfau was fought near a creek of that name, which
runs south into the Tallapoosa river, in Tallapoosa county, Alabama.
Pine Apple is a town in eastern Wilcox County, Alabama, located 20 miles East of Camden on Alabama Highway #10 and 20 miles West of Greenville from exit 128 off Interstate I-65.Continue reading
Forest Home Alabama Forest Home is an unincorporated small community located on County Road 7 in northwestern Butler County, Alabama. ForestContinue reading
Magnolia Springs Alabama is the only town in the United States to have a U.S. Postal Service water delivery route.Continue reading
The Perote Guards were organized in 1859 in Perote, presently in Bullock County, Alabama. The first Captain was George William Dawson. They were sent to Pensacola, Florida, where they became Company D of the 1st Alabama Infantry Regiment. The 1st Alabama Infantry surrendered on April 7, 1862, at Island No. 10.Continue reading
Mooresville Alabama is home to two historic churches, including the old white clapboard Church of Christ where President James A. Garfield once preached. The Brick Church, the Post Office, and the Stagecoach Inn and Tavern are maintained by the town’s residents in an effort to preserve some pieces of history. Often referred to as “Alabama’s Williamsburg,” the entire town of Mooresville is now included in the current listings of the National Register of Historic Places.Continue reading