City of Valley Alabama

City of Valley
Chambers County Alabama
 

Valley, Alabama was incorporated in 1980 combining the four textile mill villages of Fairfax, Langdale, Riverview, and Shawmut. We are located on Interstate 85 halfway between Montgomery, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia. Valley is only 75 miles southwest of Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport (Google Map) and 85 miles northeast of Montgomery Regional Airport-Dannelly Field (Google Map) Airport in Montgomery. Our population is 9,200. The city lies on the banks of the Chattahoochee River – the state border between Alabama and Georgia.

Lanett Alabama

Located on Alabama-Georgia border, it was site of one of last Civil War battles (April 16, 1865) to take place east of Mississippi.

On April 16, 1865, Union troops attacked the earthen fort in West Point, Georgia. Many soldiers lost their lives that day, unaware that Lee had surrendered to Grant seven days prior. Fort Tyler was the last Confederate fort captured by the Union, giving it the distinction, “Last Fort to Fall.”