Old Scotland was settled by families from Georgia and the Carolinas, many of whose families immigrated to this country from Scotland and Ireland. The community got its name because of the land’s resemblance to the settlers’ native country. The Scotland Church was originally made of logs. It was replaced in 1837 by the wooden frame [...]
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.