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Alexander City nominated as ‘best, small southern town’

Alexander City has been nominated by 10best.com, a USA Today affiliate, for the “Best Southern Small Town” award.

According to the process of the competition, “20 nominees have been initially selected, with the top 10 winners determined by popular vote.”

To vote for Alex City, the only Alabama town to make the list, visit here.

10best.com described the town on its website:

“Just north of the sprawling Lake Martin reservoir, Alexander City is a quiet Southern town with plenty of shoreline for a lakeside getaway with family or friends. Swimming, fishing and boating are favorite local pastimes, and local Chimney Rock has become a hot spot for cliff jumping. Main Street also draws in locals and tourists, with boutique shops, restaurants, a summertime farmers’ market, and the Wellborn Muscle Car Museum, home to the nation’s largest, high-performance Dodge collection.”

Alex City is about 50 miles northeast of Montgomery along Lake Martin. The 2020 US Census registered the town with a population of 14,843.

Austen Shipley is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News.

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