Called “The Big Apple of the 14th Century” by National Geographic, Moundville Archaeological Park was once the site of a powerful prehistoric community that, at its peak, was America’s largest city north of Mexico. Located on the Black Warrior River at Moundville, Alabama, the park preserves 326 acres where, 800 years ago, Mississippian Indians constructed [...]
This Rural Southwest Alabama website is for twelve counties located in southwest Alabama which include the southwestern corner of Alabama's Black Belt region. The area is famous for great Southern food, hospitality, a rich and diverse heritage, historic homes and churches, beautiful landscapes, and endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Beautiful rivers and lakes crisscross this region of Alabama. This area is known for its many parks and natural forests. The purpose of this website is to provide a snapshot of rural southwest Alabama. Included are pictures of attractions in the counties located in this area of Alabama. A brief description is provided for each site.