Demopolis is situated in the heart of Alabama's Black Belt Region and is
centrally located between Tuscaloosa, Ala. and Meridian, Miss. The city is
affixed on the banks of both the Tombigbee and Warrior rivers and is
renowned as a sportsmanšs paradise in the Southeast.
Historic Demopolis is located at the confluence of the Tombigbee-Black Warrior Rivers. The construction of the Demopolis Lock and Dam created a 10,000 acre lake which is enjoyed by many for boating, fishing and recreational opportunities. The city is located 55 miles south of Tuscaloosa home of the University of Alabama and 45 miles East of Meridian, Miss.
Total immediate market: 70,000 within a 30-mile radius
Marengo County: 23,000
Known for its mild winters and splendid springs and falls, the average annual temperature is 75.3 degrees (F).
Rock-Tenn, a national leader in wood products, has its largest plant in Demopolis. New Era, which makes caps for numerous
sports programs, has a thriving business in the community. Other key businesses include manufacturing, forestry, agricultural, tourism and educational lines of work, along with many others.
Demopolis enjoys one of the best public school systems in this region of Alabama. The schools receive enormous support from members of the community and have thrived during a time with other systems in the state cannot say the same.
Boating, fishing, hunting, golf, arts and crafts.
The City of Demopolis was incorporated in 1818 before Alabama became a state in 1819. European royalty founded the city.
Demopolis Chamber of Commerce
102 East Washington Street
P.O. Box 667
Demopolis, AL 36732
Tel: (334) 289-0270
Fax: (334) 289-1382
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