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Gainesville Lakes

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

This Sumter recreation area features a public boat launch, waterborne toilets, picnic area and shelter, drinking water and primitive camping. This area is also wheelchair accessible.

Gainesville, Alabama Historic District

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

The town of Gainesville was incorporated in 1838. It grew rapidly as a commercial center and cotton shipping port on the Tombigbee River. As trains replaced steamboats in commercial transportation, the town’s lack of rail connections contributed to its …

Lake LU and Nature Trails

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

Lake LU is a 54 acre lake on the UWA campus which provides facilities for fishing, boating, and picnicking. Surrounding the lake are the Nature Trails which are made up of the lake, prairie, forest, and Alfa trails. The trails are used for hiking, runn …

Larkin’s Restaurant & Deli

Located in Sumter County | What you’ll find: Dining

Larkin’s Restaurant & Deli serves soul food in a friendly atmosphere. From fried chicken and fish to peach cobbler, Larkin’s Deli specializes in country cooking. Stop by and enjoy!

Sumter County

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Download our Hospitality Guide for Sumter County Sumter County from Southwest Alabama My locationGet Directions Gainesville LakesLocated in Sumter County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation This Sumter recreation area features a public boat launch, …

Sumter County Courthouse Square

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

The Courthouse Square is located in the heart of Livingston. Within the Square, you will find the Sumter County Courthouse, Confederate Monument, and the Bored Well.

Taste of India

Located in Sumter County | What you’ll find: Dining

The Coleman Center for Arts and Culture

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

The Coleman Center for Arts and Culture has brought the arts of the Black Belt region since the mid-1980’s, holding exhibitions, conducting workshops, and sponsoring local festival and events. You will find the work of both regional and nationally reco …

The Confederate Cemetery at Gainesville, AL

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

This cemetery has the graves of Gainesville’s earliest settlers, including founder Moses Lewis.  There are also graves of over 200 unknown Confederate and Union soldiers who were brought to Gainesville from battlefields to be nursed in hospitals housed …

The Old Grant Country Store

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

The Grant Store was built in 1924 by T. L. S. Grant. It was a general store that contained anything that country folks living in the early and mid 1900’s might need – food staples, cooking utensils, clothing, remedies for all types of ailments, farming …

Tiger Trail Disc Golf Course at The University of West Alabama

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

The Tiger Trail Disc Golf Course is located on The University of West Alabama’s campus. The course features 18 holes and is open to the public. Driving directions to the course can be found by visiting https://www.pdga.com/course-directory/course/tiger …

University of West Alabama Nature Trail and Covered Bridge

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

The Alamuchee-Bellamy Covered Bridge is a county owned wooden covered bridge that spans the northeast corner of Duck Pond in Sumter County located on the campus of the University of West Alabama behind Reed Hall, off Student Union Drive in Livingston. …

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