Best Small Towns in Alabama Index

Best Small Towns in Alabama

What are the Best Small Towns in Alabama? Are there any real towns like Bluebell? Is Bluebell Alabama based on a real town? What town is like Bluebell Alabama? Where in Alabama was Hart of Dixie filmed? Answer these questions for yourself by immersing yourself in our list of the Best Small Towns in Sweet Home Alabama. Alabama is chock-full of small towns off the beaten path. When you finally decide you need to get away from the daily grind, noise, pollution and crime, take a look at some of the places we have researched and visited.

MARSHALL COUNTY ALABAMA

Marshall County Alabama Map

Cherokees settled along the Creek Path and the Tennessee River as early as 1784 inhabiting the area. Most of the remains of these towns and villages can be identified. During The War Between the States, Marshall County was the scene of several raids by Federal troops. It was unsuccessfully shelled by these troops on July 30, 1862 in an attempt to capture the town. It was again attacked on March 2, 1864, and again on August 24, 1864. It finally yielded to the invaders January 1865, and was burned and destroyed with the exception of six or seven buildings.