10 Interesting Facts About Enterprise, Alabama

Interesting Facts About Enterprise, AL

Facts About Enterprise

Enterprise was founded in 1896 by John Henry Carmichael, Carmichael first settled in the area in 1881.

Enterprise is famous for the Boll Weevil Monument, a large monument of a woman holding a boll weevil, in the middle of Main Street.

The economy of Enterprise is heavily influenced by its proximity to Fort Novosel, formerly Fort Rucker, a major U.S. Army aviation training base.

Enterprise is served by the Medical Center Enterprise, providing a range of healthcare services to the community.

The peanut company which is the oldest company in Enterprise was founded in 1917.

Enterprise median household income was $62,182, and per capita income was $29,205, as of the 2020 census.

The estimated population of Enterprise is 28,711, as of 2020.

On March 1, 2007, an EF4 tornado struck the Enterprise High School during the February-March Tornado Outbreak of that year.

Enterprise is a city in the southeastern part of Coffee County and the southwestern part of Dale County in Southeastern Alabama.

In 1882 the post office was moved from Drake Eye to the new community of Enterprise, named at the suggestion of a Baptist minister who considered it an enterprising undertaking.

Interesting Facts About Enterprise, AL
Interesting Facts About Enterprise, AL