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Each District is full of great people, food, family fun and history 

We will list contact information about county offices and resources.

Some of the best tourism sites in Alabama are located in Lowndes County.  

HISTORY 

IDA, EDA, and Economic Dept. opportunities are available here today!

District 1:
Commissioner Robert Harris
· Years of Service:  16
· Committees, Boards, etc.
LCEDA Board
LCIDA Board
OCAP
Youth Programs
· Motto: Always Invest in people and the community  
 
District 4:
Commissioner Robert Harris
· Years of Service:  16
· Committees, Boards, etc.
Business Support Programs
Youth Program Support
Fire Department Support
Community Groups
· Motto: Jobs can empower
the community and people  
 
District 5:
Commissioner Joey Bargainer
· Years of Service:  12
· Committees, Boards, etc.
 Fort Deposit Fire Dept.            Youth Program Support
 Fire Department Support
 Community Groups
· Motto: I am only a phone
  call away for the people
 
District 3:
Commissioner Joshua Simmons
· Years of Service:  New
· Committees, Boards, etc.
 Waiting on Assignment
 
· Motto: To Be Confirmed 
 
 
District 2:
Commissioner Carnell McAlpine
· Years of Service:  2
· Committees, Boards, etc.
OCAP, Mosses Fire Dept.
Invision Organization
Youth & Fire Dept. Support
Agriculture Support Program
· Motto: My love for the people drives me to work hard  
 

2015 Lowndes County Commission Team

CURRENT BOUNDARY LINES  

Part of Alabama's Black Belt, Lowndes County is located in the south-central part of the state. The county hosts one of the sites on the trail that commemorates the Selma to Montgomery March, host the Calico Fort Arts and Crafts Festival (one of the oldest arts and crafts fair in the state), host the Jonathan Daniels Pilgrimage, host the Okra Festival, feature national historic sites, great food/treats, community based events and one of kind souvenirs.  Lowndes County is governed by an elected, five-member commission and includes seven incorporated communities.

· Founding Date: January 20, 1830
· Area: 714 square miles
· Population: 11,299 (2010 Census)
· Major Waterways: Alabama River
· Major Highways: Interstate 65, U.S. 80, U.S. 31
· County Seat: Hayneville
· Largest City: Fort Deposit