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Florence, Alabama

Florence, Alabama

Located in Northwest of Alabama, on the banks of the Tennessee River, the City of Florence is here since 1818, part of the Shoals area. With a history of more than 10,000 years, this river town received the name of Florence after the Italian city with the same name.

Now, this city is the perfect place to work, live, or retire or visit, depending on what you want to do. There are many things worth visiting in this area, and you get to benefit from the hospitality of the locals, the beauty of the landscapes and everything else that the city has to offer.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Indian Mound and Museum

The Florence Indian Mound is the Tennessee Valley area's largest domiciliary mound. The mound rises from history-43

Florence, AL Archaeology


W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library

William Christopher Handy gave the world "St. Louis Blues," "Memphis Blues" and "Beale St. Blues." Wealth of personal memorabilia, including trumpet, handwritten music and piano on which he composed "St. Louis Blues."

Florence, AL Museums



Things to do near Florence, AL

Bluegrass Classic Car & Tractor Jamboree

Bring your lawn chair and come out for a great day of enjoyment, food, singing and classy antique cars and tractors. Gates op...

DeSoto State Park and Lodge/DeSoto Falls/Little Ri

One of deepest gorges east of Mississippi River. Falls plunge 104 ft. Dense woodlands, seasonal wildflowers, spectacular view...

Sequoyah Caverns & Campground

Named for Chief Sequoyah, who wrote Cherokee alphabet. "Looking-glass lakes," Rainbow Falls, towering stalagmites give appear...

Arab Historic Complex

Complex includes 1935 Old Hunt School, 1912 church, country store, museum, grist mill, blacksmith shop, club demonstration ho...