in fact, since the beginning of the
twentieth century, most Americans
live in cities, but it wasn't so for
our ancestors. In Lauderdale
County, as in other similar locales,
towns grew up around need.
Mill towns grew in support of timber
operations or the need to process
the local cotton crop, railroad
towns sprouted along each new line
and road extension, resort towns,
too, dotted the railroad line like
buttons on a shirt. The town
has played an important role in the
development of the county and has
always been the epicenter of human
activity and social interaction.
like to capture more information
about Lauderdale County towns.
If you know of anyone who may have
knowledge about the history of
Lauderdale County towns or a
particular Lauderdale County town
and wish to submit this data, please
collect the information and send it
to the Webmaster for publishing.
Where was the town, what building
were located there, what was the
best know purpose of the settlement
and any other specifics available are