A Small Town in Alabama
Addison Alabama is a town located in eastern Winston County in the northwest corner of the state. It incorporated in December 1949. At the 2010 U.S. Census, it had a population of 758, up from 723 in 2000. The population was 99.1% white, 0.1% black or African American, 0.1% Asian, 0.7% from two or more races and 0.4% Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Addison’s major industry has been the mobile home industry since the 1960s. It is the home of Cavalier Homes and Southern Energy. More people work in Addison than live in the community.
Addison Alabama History
Originally known as Cobb’s Store, Addison is one of the oldest communities in Winston County. Just north of the town is the site of Looney’s Tavern, where Winston County citizens met to decide on secession.
Addison Alabama Events and Places of Interest
Addison holds an annual Pat Buttram Festival in October to celebrate its best-known native son. The festival includes all day-screenings of movies and television shows in which Buttram appeared, as well as food, music, buck dancing, a yard sale, and children’s activities.
Addison Alabama Town Departments
Open from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Please feel free to call or stop by anytime.
30793 Hwy 278
Addison, AL 35540
8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. M – F
- Town Hall (includes Courts and Water Service): (256) 747-2971
- Police Department: (256) 747-1981
- Water and Maintenance
Addison Municipal Airport
Addison Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 2A8) is a city-owned, public-use airport located one mile northeast of the central business district of Addison. It is located at coordinates 34°13′01″N 087°09′28″W.
Addison Municipal Airport covers an area of 37 acres and has one runway designated 4/22 with a 2,631 by 112 ft (802 by 34 m) turf surface. For the 12-month period ending April 5, 2000, the airport had 1,416 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 118 per month.
Addison, Alabama 35540
Pat Buttram (1915-1994), one of Alabama’s most recognized actors was born in Addison.