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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

West End Outdoors

Fishing tackle experts specializing in fishing and outdoor equipment needs, including lures, tackle boxes, hooks, live and ar...

Horton Mill Bridge

Located just off AL Hwy. 75 in Blount County. Free admission. Built in 1935, this is one of the highest covered bridges in th...

Athens Golf & Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Smith Lake Park

County-operated park featuring pool, waterslide, Putt-PuttĀ® golf, playground, year-round tent and RV camping, boat launch, p...

Bluegrass Classic Car & Tractor Jamboree

Bluegrass Classic Car & Tractor Jamboree May 14th 11-6. Registration begins at 10:00. Antique tractors, cars, bluegrass sin...