Welcome to our ACE Towns


Abbeville

ACE Class of 2015

Abbeville, first city in the nation alphabetically, both by city and state. Abbeville was first settled in 1822 and was incorporated some years later. In 1859 young William Calvin Oates organized a company of 121 men on the steps of the Abbeville court …


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Alexander City

ACE Class of 2013, Designated in 2015

Alexander City has a rich and varied history. Beginning with its Indian heritage and running through frontier roots, natural resources have always been important. That was amplified in 1926 when an Alabama Power project created the area’s most recogniz …


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Arab

ACE Class of 2009, Designated in 2012

The City of Arab is a progressive community that provides a high level of attraction for a supportive family atmosphere through a wholesome, safe and secure environment. Arab has a quality learning environment for all ages and opportunities are provide …


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Atmore

ACE Class of 2005, Designated in 2007

Discover shopping on Main Street to the beauty of Atmore attractions like Little River State Forest and Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve. We invite you learn more about our city’s history and any information you seek.


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Brewton

ACE Class of 2003, Designated in 2006

Brewton provides residents many conveniences of big city living within the comfort and safety of a small town lifestyle. The City offers residents quality education, recreational facilities, seasonal family events and a variety of shopping venues – all …


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Childersburg

ACE Class of 2008, Designated in 2012

The oldest settlement in the United States – precedes St. Augustine, Florida by 25 years – 1540.


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Demopolis

ACE Class of 2003, Designated in 2005

There are many things to do in Demopolis. We are known for our beautiful Historic Homes, Birding and Hunting/Sports Tourism and of course Christmas on the River, Fourth of July Freedom on the River. Our greatest resource is the Tombigbee River and the …


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Elba

ACE Class of 2013, Designated in 2015

The City of Elba, Alabama, located in Coffee County in Southeastern Alabama, just 38 miles from the Florida State Line, is what a small town is supposed to be. Its great location with proximity to the nearby Gulf Coast beaches and major transportation routes makes the City of Elba a perfect choice for businesses and individuals looking to relocate. Come see what makes the City of Elba a great place to live, work and visit.


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Eufaula

ACE Class of 2009, Designated in 2012

Eufaula, Alabama, settled high upon a bluff overlooking the beautiful 45,000-acre Lake Eufaula, is located in southeastern Alabama along the Alabama-Georgia border, approximately 90 miles southeast of Montgomery, the state capital. The City of Eufaula …


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Evergreen

ACE Class of 2007, Designated in 2010

Evergreen, the county seat of Conecuh County, is located in southwest Alabama, almost midway between Montgomery and Mobile, being 78 miles south of Montgomery and 101 miles northeast of Mobile. Year round golf, a large county lake with cottage lots bei …


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Fairhope

ACE Class of 2013, Designated in 2015

Fairhope was created by a group of hardy souls seeking adventure and being practical, who also wanted a “fair hope of success.” Fairhope was founded in November 1894, on the site of former Alabama City as a utopia single tax colony by the “Fairhope Ind …


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Fayette

ACE Class of 2005, Designated in 2007

Fayette County was created on Dec. 20, 1824 , from portions of Tuscaloosa and Marion counties. It is located in the northwest-central section of the state. The county was named for Gen. Lafayette who was touring Alabama at the time of the county’s form …


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Foley

ACE Class of 2009, Designated in 2012

Foley is a vibrant and entertaining place to visit and live. We have a downtown area that is historic and alive with shops, restaurants and museums. Our annual events include art festivals, food festivals and balloon festivals, to name a few. Fun attra …


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Geneva

ACE Class of 2015

“Geneva is the largest city in Geneva county with a population of 4,500. The population almost doubles during the work week as residents conduct business at the courthouse, shop and receive medical care.


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Graysville

ACE Class of 2007, Designated in 2011

In the latter 1800s and early 1900s, the city of Graysville was called Gin Town. Because Graysville had the only cotton gin for miles around, the town and community grew. As the community grew, the need for businesses and houses of worship grew as well …


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Guin

ACE Class of 2003, Designated in 2005

The City of Guin is a vibrant community providing a high quality of living and diverse economic opportunity while preserving it’s past and pursuingit’s future. Guin has been a Community of Good Living since the late 1800’s, and we are one of the friend …


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Gulf Shores

ACE Class of 2005, Designated in 2007

A Brief History of Gulf Shores The completion of the Intracoastal Waterway in 1937, and the opening of the Gulf State Park in 1939, were both crucial factors in attracting people to the Gulf Shores area. The first post office opened in 1947. Previous t …


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Guntersville

ACE Class of 2003, Designated in 2006

Water, water everywhere…it’s what defines Guntersville, and makes it a special place to live, work and play. Literally surrounded by Lake Guntersville in North Alabama, this mountain-lakes jewel offers something for everyone. The good stuff is not al …


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Haleyville

ACE Class of 2003, Designated in 2005

Located in the northwest corner of Winston County in the Sate of Alabama, the City of Haleyville had a population of 4173 in the 2010 census. The City is located approximately 60 miles south of the Quad-Cities area, 90 miles northwest of Birmingham and …


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Hartselle

ACE Class of 2009, Designated in 2012

The City of Hartselle is comparatively young as towns go, having been established in 1870 as a site considered strategic alongside the South and North Alabama Railroad. Originally the budding village was located a half-mile north of the present downtow …


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Headland

ACE Class of 2006, Designated in 2009

The serenity of the country with the amenities of the city. Smiling faces and friendly dispositions. Great weather. Super schools and churches. Abundant recreational opportunities. A growing and progressive business climate located near air, railroad and highway access. Put them all together and you have Headland.


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Heflin

ACE Class of 2005, Designated in 2007

Heflin, located midway between Birmingham, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia on Interstate 20, is an ideal small town. Being only an hour away from these metropolitan areas, makes Heflin a convenient location for industry, commerce and cultural activities.  …


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Helena

ACE Class of 2013, Designated in 2016

Located in the heart of central Alabama, Helena has a deep and rich history dating back to its initial incorporation in 1877, where the coal and iron industry began, bringing new development to the area. In the past twenty years, Helena has experienced rapid and steady growth and now boasts a population of over 17,000 residents.


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Jackson

ACE Class of 2006, Designated in 2008

The City of Jackson, Alabama was founded in 1816 and is named after President Andrew Jackson. Former names for the city include Pine Level and Republicville. And while Jackson’s rich heritage and small-town charm have been preserved, the city has also …


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Jacksonville

ACE Class of 2006, Designated in 2011

Welcome to Jacksonville, Alabama, a small Southern town with a historical past and promising future. Jacksonville has a significant location, about half-way between Birmingham, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia. The Mountains provide great natural beauty. W …


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Jasper

ACE Class of 2015

Jasper was once the home of Alabama Central Railroad, transportation for lumber and coal during the years of the steam engine train. Jasper has been home to many famous families such as the Bankheads which include United States Congressmen, United Stat …


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Leeds

ACE Class of 2008, Designated in 2013

The City of Leeds was incorporated in 1887 as the primary population center of an area known as the Cahaba Valley, a region of fertile bottomland nourished by the Cahaba and Little Cahaba rivers. At first, the War of 1812 and its politics brought famil …


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Livingston

ACE Class of 2008, Designated in 2012

Livingston is located in West Central Alabama between Tuscaloosa, Alabama and Meridian, Mississippi. Interstate Highway 59 and 20, U.S. Highway 11, and Alabama Highway 28 feeds travelers to and through Livingston. The University of West Alabama is loca …


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Millbrook

ACE Class of 2005, Designated in 2007

Quality of life is important to Millbrook residents. Good public schools serve the educational needs of the community. Healthcare providers are located in the city and major healthcare facilities are located in nearby Montgomery. Nature, wildlife and w …


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Monroeville

ACE Class of 2003, Designated in 2005

Monroeville received the designation of Literary Capital of Alabama in 1997 by joint proclamation of both the Alabama House and Senate because of its history to produce many famous writers, such as, Nelle Harper Lee, Truman Capote, Mike Stewart, Cynthi …


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Montevallo

ACE Class of 2009, 2012, Designated in 2012

A dragon grins from a tree in Orr Park, a Revolutionary soldier strolls across a field, and purple and gold ribbons flutter from giant oaks in February. These sites are part of what make Montevallo unique and full of possibilities whether you live here …


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Oneonta

ACE Class of 2015

The City of Oneonta is located 35 miles northeast of Birmingham. Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Murphree’s Valley in eastern Blount County. Oneonta became known as a mining community settled for its rich seam of Iron Ore discovered by John Hanby …


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Rainsville

ACE Class of 2013, Designated in 2015

Rainsville was incorporated in 1956. Rainsville’s business community features a variety of industry, along with professionals such as healthcare providers and lawyers, and retail stores. Due to a large number of businesses in the healthcare sector, and …


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Red Bay

ACE Class of 2015, Designated in

Red Bay is a city in Franklin County, AL that was founded in 1907. One of the city’s most well known and admired features are the Red Bay oak trees. The trees, planted by the Red Bay Garden Club in the 1930’s, cast a canopy over Main Street. Red Bay Mu …


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Saraland

ACE Class of 2014, Designated in 2015

The area that was to become the present day Saraland was included in a Spanish land grant to Don Diago Alvarez.The present name of the city is reported to have been given by C.J. DeWitt, a retired minister editor who moved south in 1890 for health reas …


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Spanish Fort

ACE Class of 2015

Spanish Fort is a young city, having been established on July 19, 1993. During the American Civil War, Spanish Fort was heavily fortified as an eastern Confederate defense for the Mobile area. The Battle of Spanish Fort took place from March 27 – April …


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Thomasville

ACE Class of 2005, Designated in 2007

Thomasville was founded in 1888 and incorporated on November 24 of that year.It has its roots in the nearby community of Choctaw Corner. Choctaw Corner, dating back to the antebellum period, was a settlement west of what would become Thomasville, but w …


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Valley

ACE Class of 2003, Designated in 2006

Valley, Alabama was incorporated in 1980 combining the four textile mill villages of Fairfax, Langdale, Riverview, and Shawmut. We are located on Interstate 85 halfway between Montgomery, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia. Valley is only 75 miles southwest …


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