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Black Southern Belle Travel: Montevallo, AL Tour

Black Southern Belle Travel: Montevallo, AL  Tour

Today we are showcasing the hometown of BSB Ambassador, Megan-Holston Alexander’s mother. She shared a few of the beautiful images of this historic town in Alabama and we are excited show off this scenic college town. If you love history and architecture this is definitely a town you should visit this summer! To get inspired, here are a few facts about this charming small town:

 

  • Montevallo is located in the southwestern section of the County and approximately 30 miles south of Birmingham. Montevallo, AL offers a small-town quality of life but within short driving distance of Alabama’s largest metropolitan area. With the state’s only public liberal arts university, the University of Montevallo, located in the heart of the city, cultural and athletic events are abundant. There is rarely a week without a concert, a play, an art exhibit, or a collegiate-level athletic event.
  • Incorporated in 1817, Montevallo, AL was originally called Wilson’s Hill. It took its name from its first citizen who was named Wilson, who arrived here from Georgia and built a log house on top of the hill near the large spring on Shoal creek.
  • On Montevallo’s Main Street the citizens and business owners are proud to have maintained the historic character of the Main Street store fronts. Merchants are finding that they become an integral part of the community enjoying the friendliness, support and loyalty so important to a successful business. With the growing population, Montevallo is quickly becoming the center for shopping in the southwestern corner of Shelby County.
  • Merchants are finding a successful home in this community comprised of local folks, university students and visitors, tourists of the American Village, commuters who travel through Montevallo daily and those from a wide area surrounding Montevallo. Montevallo, AL also has an Industrial Park which offers a direct route to Interstate 65 and heavy railroad transportation services.

(Facts from Discover Shelby)

 

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Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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