Hanceville, class of 2017, designated 2019, cityofhanceville.net
Founded in 1879, Hanceville is located in north-central Alabama less than 10 miles from Interstate 65. With a population of just over 3,200 Hanceville is the second largest city in Cullman County and home to Wallace State Community College. The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Cathedral at Our Lady of Angels Monastery is located just outside the city and home to the Poor Clare Nuns of Perpetual Adoration, and the Knights of the Holy Eucharist reside on the compound as well.
Listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage in Hanceville are the Burkart-Wilson Home (circa 1949), the Evangelical Lutheran Trinity Church/Burkart Memorial Hall (circa 1885-86), and the Potato House (circa 1900). Hanceville parks offer tennis courts, ball fields, a swimming pool, picnic pavilions, fishing, playground areas and walking trails for citizens to enjoy. Hanceville is also home to Alabama’s oldest paintball and airsoft field, Mount Doom Paintball Field, which has been in operation since the 1980s.
112 Main Street SE Hanceville, AL 35077 | 256-352-9830