Community Profiles

Dale County is the sum of our towns, adding up to an exceptional place to live and do business. Located in the heart of the Alabama Wiregrass Region, our affordability, low taxes, less traffic congestion, and patriotism make us a smart choice. 

Ariton Main Photo


The town of Ariton, Alabama, was established when two communities came together in 1906: Charlton and Ariosta. The city is known for its annual Christmas tractor parade....Learn More »
Clayhatchee Main Photo


The Choctawhatchee River is the focal point of Clayhatchee, Alabama, providing opportunities for boating, fishing, and swimming....Learn More »
Daleville Main Photo


Daleville, Alabama, is an appealing mix of small-town charm, contemporary benefits, and cutting-edge innovation. Known as “The Gateway to Fort Novosel,” Daleville is a proud neighbor of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence, where approximately 2,000 of the nation’s best and brightest train to fly military helicopters. Daleville is home to the world’s largest assemblage of aircraft training simulators and a host of defense contractors....Learn More »
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Grimes, Alabama, is located less than a mile from the city of Dothan, and the Kelly Springs Recreational Area lies about a mile due south of the town, making it a convenient trip to the airport, hospitals, shopping, and restaurants.  Grimes prides itself on small town living and a sense of community....Learn More »
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Level Plains

Level Plains, Alabama, is located in the southeastern corner of the state between Fort Novosel and the city of Enterprise.  Many Fort Rucker soldiers choose to make Level Plains their home....Learn More »
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Midland City

The peace and tranquility that made Midland City, Alabama, an excellent place to live and raise a family in 1890 still exists today. Midland City is the home of Wallace Community College....Learn More »
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Napier Field

Napier Field, Alabama, was established as an Army Air Forces Training Center at the beginning of World War II. The base officially closed in 1944, and the town was incorporated in 1968. The Dothan Regional Airport was built on some of the old Army runways in 1974, and today is a thoroughly modern facility with an adjacent industrial park....Learn More »
Newton Main Photo


Newton, Alabama, prides itself on “building a community for every resident.” Newton was the third county seat of Dale County from 1843 until 1870 when it was moved to Ozark. Newton was a port for riverboats until the railroad was built in 1890....Learn More »
Ozark Main Photo


Ozark, Alabama, the county seat of Dale County, is an award-winning town. Voted “Most Patriotic” and “Fittest” town, it is the number one Micropolitan Statistical Area in Alabama. Dale County Lake is Ozark’s recreation gem, and history and the arts are alive in this friendly, progressive city....Learn More »
Pinckard Main Photo


Pinckard, Alabama, is a family-friendly community focused on smart growth. We are home to MAHA USA, Pilgrims’ Pride Feed Mill, and a private industrial park owned by Brown Manufacturing. We have an updated and expanded water system with completely refurbished water tanks. Our roadways are well-maintained. We invite all to visit and welcome folks to make our township home. Here, you will find neighbors helping neighbors. Our Festival in the Park/Angel Tree event allowed us to provide Christmas for over a dozen area children through many generous donors and volunteers. Pinckard is home to four churches: Bethel AME, Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist, Pinckard Baptist, and Pinckard Methodist. For a quick lunch and friendly conversation, the Lunch Box is a quaint gathering place....Learn More »