Demopolis is a city that is rich in its history. Some of the historic sites and museums of history in the area are the Gaineswood, Bluff Hall, Laird Cottage, and the Lyon House Museum.
The city is found in Marengo County
), west of Selma
along Highway 80. This area is a place of scenic variety and recreational activities that citizens enjoy all year long. Deriving from the Greek language, the cities name means "the people's city". Information like that and much much more is found at the Demopolis Public Library where all the information you need for any question or project can be found. This goes to show that the city is full of entertainment throughout the area.
Some of the things in the area are the Demopolis Lock & Dam created a 10,000 acre lake near the city. The lock & dam create an excellent area for anyones fishing and boating activities. The Chickasaw State Park is also nearby providing many recreational activities such as hiking, camping, and picnics.
Art Laird Cottage/Geneva Mercer Museum | The Studio Gallery |
History Bluff Hall | Gaineswood |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Bill Mackey Real Estate |
RV campgrounds and dealers Lock No 8 |
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09/19 Coming to The area
Mountain Brook Spring Art Show Mountain Brook AL April20 Up to one hundred local member artists
will display original artwork for sale in an outdoor setting in quaint Mountain
Brook near Crestline Village. Artwork available will range in size from minis to
extra large canvases and all price ranges. Jazz band will be featured and food
will be available at field.
Alabama Shakespeare Festival Montgomery AL March8-June19 The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, created in Alabama, is currently the 5th largest in the world, attracting more than 300,000 visitors annually from all 50 states and over 60 foreign countries.
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Car Show Birmingham AL October11-13 Triumph Dealers of North America display,
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Merchandise Trailer featuring event TShirts, Pins, and Posters,
Official Barber Vintage Festival event merchandise,
Southern Vintage Fire Apparatus Association display, and
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists,
270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you,
free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park,
interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower,
live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.
Alabama Blueberry Festival Brewton AL January1 Original Arts& Crafts,
Antique/Classic Car Show,
Motorcycle Show & Rally,
Children's Section (including shuttle train, waterslide, inflatables, obstacle course, petting zoo, face painting),
Live All-Day Entertainment,
Fresh Blueberries & Blueberry Bushes for sale,
Festival T-shirts & canvas tote bags,
Blueberry Ice Cream,
Food Court: funnel cakes, shaved ice, hamburgers, sausage dogs, BBQ, roasted corn, kettle popcorn, boiled & roasted peanuts.