Escambia County Alabama Map

ESCAMBIA COUNTY ALABAMA

Brewton, the county seat of Escambia County, Alabama, is the birthplace of the legend of Railroad Bill. Stories about Railroad Bill, an armed African American vagrant who rode the boxcars between Flomaton and Mobile, surfaced in 1895 along the tracks of the Louisville & Nashville line. The legend of Railroad Bill has been immortalized in song, theater, and fiction.