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Welcome to Blount County, Alabama

Blount County, Alabama is located northeast of Jefferson County which houses the metropolis of Birmingham.  In its approximately 600 square miles, Blount County offers communities of all different sizes and statures.  Everything from small city-like living in Oneonta to rural and picturesque Hayden can be found here.  Established in 1818, thereby making it older than the state of Alabama, Blount County attracted Native American groups, settlers from all over the South and more with its enticing climate, landscape and natural setting.  The word got out and Blount County is presently populated by about 55,000 people.  Today, the original attracting characteristics remain the same with many more added to the list.  Blount County is known for its beautiful parks, meadows and forests, rivers abundant with fun water activities, and “arms wide open” southern hospitality.  You truly could not ask for more in a community. 

Some of the cities and towns located in Blount County are Blount Springs, Blountsville, Hayden, Locust Fork, Oneonta, Allgood, Cleveland, County Line, Highland Lake, Nectar, Rosa, Snead, and Susan Moore.  Each of these communities represents a different part of Blount County’s unique spirit and flair.  Oneonta is the county seat and also the largest of the communities with a population of about 6,000.  Blount Springs was once the hot spot for an alternative kind of health resort.  These resorts were centered around numerous natural sulphur, lithium, and arsenic springs.  The springs can still be found, however the spas have been out of business for years.

Blount County is considered to be part of the Birmingham Metropolitan Area so living here and working downtown Birmingham is a popular option.  Like many others in the community, the short 20-30 minute drive becomes a daily joy to have time to yourself and take in the beautiful lands and scenery around you.

Weather in Locust Fork

The average high temperatures in Locust Fork range from 52 in January to 90 in July

Average home income in Locust Fork

The average household income of a Locust Fork resident is $55,625 with an average home value of $110,767

Population of Locust Fork

Locust Fork has 729 residents.

Home ownership in Locust Fork

The average level of home ownership in Locust Fork is 83%.

Education breakdown of Locust Fork

Education levels of residents of Locust Fork include: highschool 46%, associate 7%, bachelor 4%, graduate 2%.

Households in Locust Fork

Locust Fork has 274 homes, built on average 27 years ago.