The railroad started running through Pine Hill, AL in 1888. Pine Hill’s original depot was destroyed in 1896 when a train jumped track and crashed into the building. A new depot was built in 1905 at a cost of $2096. This depot was used until 1989 when taken out of service. At that time, Norfolk […]
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.