Alabama Ghost Towns Introduction

Ghost towns in Alabama are a popular subject for more reasons than you may think. For instance, it is often required that we survey an abandoned property or ghost town in order to recreate a past event in order to help determine if the event could have actually occured as described in old newspaper articles or testimony of witnesses.

Hale County Alabama Ghost Towns

Hale County Alabama Map

Explore Alabama – Hale County Alabama Ghost Towns: Cypress Alabama, Erie Alabama, Evansville Alabama, Far View Plantation, Hatche Alabama, Hogglesville Alabama, Laneville Alabama, Phipps Alabama, Powers Alabama, Stewart Alabama, Sunshine Alabama, Arcola Alabama, Erie Alabama

Arcola Alabama

Black Warrior River

Arcola Alabama is a ghost town on the Black Warrior River in what is now Hale County, formerly Marengo County, Alabama. Named to honor the French victory during the Battle of Arcola, it was established in the early 1820s by former French Bonapartists as part of their Vine and Olive Colony.