Geneva Alabama

Bridge over Murder Creek near Brewton, Alabama. 1930s - 1941 circa. Alabama Writers' Project photograph collection.

The City of Geneva, is the county seat of Geneva County located in southeast Alabama. Geneva is the largest city in the county with a population of 4,452.

 The City of Geneva has a rich history as a river town. The junction where the Choctawhatchee and Talakahatchee (Pea) Rivers meet actually forms one of the city limit borders of Geneva.
The town of Geneva was founded by Henry A. Yonge in the early 1820s as an Indian trading post at the junction of these two rivers. Early navigation of the river was by log barges. Before long steamboats were regularly plying the river and were being built in Geneva.


Geneva County Alabama Map

Explore Alabama: Geneva County is a comfortable rural community, striving to preserve the charms of small town living while planning and working for a better tomorrow. Geneva County is home to the Geneva Festival on the Rivers and the Slocomb Tomato Festival. The area offers some of the best farm land, hunting and fishing in the country.