Hale County

Hale County from Visit West Alabama.

Auburn Rural Studio

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Headquarters for Rural Studio Architectural Designs in Alabama’s Black Belt. Established in 1993 by architects Samuel “Sambo” Mockbee and D. K. Ruth, the Rural Studio is a part of Auburn University’s School of Architecture.  The Rural Studio is located …

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Jennings Ferry Campground

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Jennings Ferry has 51 sites and borders the Black Warrior River. All sites have a fire ring, a picnic table, a grill, water and 50 amp electric hookup. The campground has one playground area, one bathhouse and one laundry area. Jennings Ferry does have …

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Lions Park

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In 2004 the Lions Club, the City of Greensboro, Hale County, the Riding Club and the Greensboro Baseball Association formed a joint committee to manage and care for the future of Lions Park, the largest park in Hale County. They soon approached Auburn …

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Magnolia Grove

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“Magnolia Grove, an excellent example of temple-style Greek Revival architecture, was built around 1840 as a town house by Isaac and Sarah Croom, whose plantations were about 20 miles south of Greensboro near Faunsdale. The main house and three depende …

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Moundville Archaeological Park

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Called “The Big Apple of the 14th Century” by National Geographic, Moundville Archaeological Park was once the site of a powerful prehistoric community that, at its peak, was America’s largest city north of Mexico.  Located on the Black Warrior River a …

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Noel Ramsey House

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The Noel-Ramsey home (sometimes called the Old French House) is unique in the annals of Alabama history.  This is the oldest home in Greensboro.  Constructed between 1819-21 by Thomas and Anne Hurtel Noel, it is the only surviving residence built by se …

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Oakmulgee Division, Talladega National Forest

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Miles of backwood roads await the hunter, camper, hiker, naturalist and horseback rider. Hosts the Prothonotory Warbler and the state’s largest population of Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers.  The Forest is considered a destination for both large and small gam …

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Payne Lake

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Payne Lake could be described as a microcosm of the Oakmulgee National Forest, with its mixed hardwood-pine forest, cattail swamp and rolling hills in close proximity.   Primitive and RV camping, swimming, biking and hiking opportunities are tucked con …

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Safe House Museum

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On the night of March 21, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. sought refuge from the Ku Klux Klan inside a small shot gun style home in the depot neighborhood of Greensboro, Alabama. Today that house is known as The Safe House Black History Museum. It is a si …

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