Monroe County Public Library

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

At this location prior to the construction of this building, there was the Commercial Hotel which was a wood-frame building.  In 1939, this old building was demolished and replaced with a new brick building.  The hotel was sold in 1952 and new manageme …

Monroe County’s Piney Woods Driving Tour: Tour IV

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Architectural | Historical | Trips

Leave Courthouse Square on Hwy 21 South. Travel 4.1 miles to Hwy. 136 east. Turn left. Continue on 136 east 3.2 miles to Excel, home of Leroy Jordan, football great who played for the University of Alabama under Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant, and later for …

Monroeville Downtown Historic District

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

Centered on the courthouse square, The Monroeville Downtown Historic District is a 40 acre historic district in downtown Monroeville, Alabama. The district includes examples of the Classical Revival, American Craftsman, Modern, and other residential an …

Monroeville Post Office

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find:

The “Harvesting” mural is located inside the Monroeville, AL Post Office which is at the corner of Alabama Avenue and E. Claiborne Street across the street from the old Monroe County Courthouse

Monroeville/Monroe County Chamber of Commerce

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

New Hope Baptist Church

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

The New Hope Baptist Church and its adjacent cemetery are listed on both the National Register of Historic Places and on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. Dates on surviving church records indicate that the church congregation was establi …

Old Courthouse Museum

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum | Shopping

The Old Courthouse Museum serves as an important link between the county’s colorful past and the events of today. Located in the Old Monroe County Courthouse on the Monroeville town square, the museum provides a variety of events and activities to attr …

Rikard’s Mill Historical Park

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical | Outdoor Recreation

Rikard’s Mill Historical Park is owned and operated by the Monroe County Heritage Museums. The park is located on Flat Creek near Beatrice, Alabama in Monroe County.

Southwest Alabama Regional Arts Museum

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Museum

Swish Boutique

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Shopping

Swish Boutique is a trendy boutique located in historic downtown Monroeville, Alabama. The boutique sells clothing, accessories, and gifts.

The Red Hills: Touring Monroe County

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Trips

This north Monroe County tour takes you through several picturesque villages and the Rikard’s Mill History Park. Leave Monroeville on State Highway 21 North. As you leave Courthouse Square on State Highway 21 North, note the turn- of-the-century homes …

Vanity Fair Golf & Tennis Club

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

The 18-hole “Vanity Fair” course at the Vanity Fair Golf & Tennis Club facility in Monroeville, Alabama features 6,465 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 70.0 and it has a slope rating of 127. Vanity Fair golf …

Veteran’s Memorial Park

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

The park consists of 4 softball fields, 2 T-ball fields, minor league, major league and Babe Ruth fields, 2 beach volleyball courts, a playground, a pool, two concession stands with restrooms, and soccer fields. The Kids Corner Playground is open from …

Village of Buena Vista Sportsman’s Lodge

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

Located in Alabama’s Black Belt, Buena Vista has some of the best hunting, best fishing, and most beautiful scenery anywhere in the State. Come join us in one of the few remaining places in the Southeast where you can truly escape and enjoy some time i …

Whitey Lee Park

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

Whitey Lee Park is approximately 20 acres in size. The facility provides outdoor activities such as fishing, a picnic pavilion, a walking trail and the Community House. The park was donated to the City by Vanity Fair Foundation. Feeding the ducks at th …

William Barret Travis House

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

The William B. Travis House is a two-story historic cottage the town of Claiborne, AL. The house was built around 1820 by William B. Travis, who lived there while studying law under future Alabama congressman James Dellet. While in Claiborne, Travis fo …

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