Monroeville / Monroe County Chamber
Visitor Information

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We're just a few miles off Interstate 65, between Montgomery and Mobile.Monroe County is located in southwest Alabama, about halfway between the major cities of Montgomery and Mobile.Monroeville lies 25 miles off Interstate 65.When you're traveling in the Deep South, we're right on your way.162 miles from Birmingham86 miles from Pensacola231 miles from New Orleans261 miles from AtlantaExecu-Flight, Aircraft leasing & charters available. 133 Airport Road, (251) 575-3652AIRPORTS:Monroe County Airport and Monroeville Aviation & Avionics Center, 225 Ariport Road, Monroeville, AL 36460; 6,100 foot, paved and lighted runway, accommodates corporate jet aircraft and charters. State Highway 21 and US Highway 84 Monroeville, Alabama, (251) 575-4235: Air charter services available, also flying lessons

Area Attractions and Amenities

AVAILABLE CAMP SITES/RV PARKS IN MONROEVILLE AREA:
*Clairborne Lake * Bell's Landing Park * Haines Island Park * Issac Creek Park - 
Clairborne Lock & Dam, Rt. 1 Box 51-B Franklin, AL 36444, (251) 282-4254
Little River State Park - 
580 H. Kyle Rd., Atmore, AL 36502, (251) 862-2511
Monroe County State Lake - 
Rt. 1 Box 158, Beatrice, AL 36425, (251) 789-2104 

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:
MONROEVILLE ATTRACTIONS:


ALABAMA RIVER HERITAGE MUSEUM (Closed until further notice)
251-282-4206, 251-575-7433.
Claiborne Lock & Dam, 15 mi. north of Monroeville. Open by Appointment Only.
Free. PC, TC. Travel back 60 million
years ago. See fossils from the Claiborne Bluff. Native
American artifacts, steamboat replicas and artifacts.
Campground/RV park. D-1 (b, f, p).

ALABAMA SOUTHERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE WRITERS FOUNTAIN
www.ascc.edu 
251-575-3156.
2800 S. Alabama Ave. Free.
Names of area writers featured on fountain.

AVA - AMERICAN VOLKSSPORT ASSOCIATION
251-743-2879.
49 S. Mt. Pleasant. Open daily. Free. Volkswalk
(German for "walk of the people") is 6-mi.
walk through town's historic neighborhoods
and lake area. Walk box located in the front
lobby of Monroeville Police Station.

CLAIBORNE LAKE
5030 Lock & Dam Road

THE FAULK PROPERTY
251-575-7433, 251-743-2879 (Chamber).
South AL, Ave.
National Register site of the Faulk House
where Truman Capote visited as a child next door
to Harper Lee.

HISTORIC WALKING TOUR
 251-575-7433.
Downtown Square.
Office open T-F 10-4; Sat.10-2.
Free. PC, TC, CC. Self-guided 1-hr. tour
Start at Old Courthouse Museum. Walk the
town Harper Lee and Truman Capote grew
up in during the 1930s.

THE HYBART HOUSE
251-575-7433.
246 Hybart St.
Open by appt. Admission charged.
PC, TC, CC. Restored 1920's house available for
receptions, weddings, etc. Spanish architecture,
stucco and tile.

KATHERINE LEE ROSE GARDEN & WAR
MEMORIAL GAZEBO

Monroe County New Courthouse. Over 90
different roses maintained by Garden Club.
Gazebo used for weddings & other functions.

MAYCOMB MALL
251-743-3720.
153 West Claiborne. Open W-
Sat. Free. PC, TC, CC. Incorporated site west
of Monroeville downtown square. Antique shop
features several vendors.

MEL'S DAIRY DREAM
 251-743-2483. 216
South Alabama Ave. M-Sat. 9-5:30. PC. On site
of the Faulkhouse where Truman Capote spent
summers. This is an old fashioned hamburger
shack offering a diverse menu & great service

MONROEVILLE AREA YMCA,
2197 S. Mt. Pleasant Av., P.O. Box 1207
Monroeville, AL 36461,
(251) 575-9622
Attraction features a spacious exercise room,
an aerobics, and a full basketball court.

MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
251-743-3818, 251-743-4320. 
121 Pineville Rd.
Open M-F 9-5. Free. PC. Located in restored
LaSalle Hotel. Alabama reading room. Children's
library. 30,000 + volumes of books on tape. Programs
for children and adults. Genealogy computer. Computers
with Internet access for public use; books on tape; videos;
large print; over 60,000 books available.

 
OLD COURTHOUSE MUSEUM
www.monroecountymuseum.org/. 
251-575-7433.
Courthouse Sq. Open T-F 10-4, Saturday 9:00am- 12:00;
Dec. 25-Jan. 1, 10-2 
Group tours by appt. Free.
PC, TC, CC. Courtroom was trial-scene model
for To Kill a Mockingbird movie based on Pultizer's
Prize-winning novel by Monroeville's Nelle Harper Lee.
Annual spring performance.

ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH & COURTYARD
251-743-4549. 
200 Whetstone St. Open daily. Free.
The original sanctuary is now the church's fellowship
hall. The courtyard and cemetery have been developed.
The courtyard features lovely landscaping.

VF FACTORY OUTLET
www.vffo.com. 
800-772-8336, 251-575-2330.
900 Drewry Rd. Open Jan.-Sept.: M-Sat. 9-6,
Sun. noon-5:30; Oct.-Dec.: M-Th 9-6, F & Sat.
9-8, Sun. 12-5:30. Free. PC, TC, CC. Quality
name-brand apparel and merchandise for
entire family.

WHITNEY LEE PARK
251-575-2081. 
Off 613 Golf Dr.
P.O. Box 852, Monroeville, AL 36460
Features walking trail,pavilion, 5 acre lake, beautiful setting.

VANITY FAIR GOLF & TENNIS CLUB
251-575-4700
613 Golf Dr. Open Tu-Sun.
8-5 (until 6 in season). TC, CC. Clubhouse, pool,
and banquet facilities. 18 holes, par 71, 6500 yds.

RIVER HERITAGE MUSEUM
251-282-4206. 
Claiborne Lock & Dam
Claiborne, AL. 
Exhibits Native American
artifacts, fossils, steamboats, and more.

CLAUSELL POOL & PARK
Ghee St. Monroeville, AL 36461
This spacious pool & park consists of
a pavilion, a playground, large swimming pool,
two tennis courts, a basket ball court, two
baseball fields, and a concession stand.

LITTLE RIVER STATE PARK
580 H. Kyle Rd., Atmore Al 36502
251-862-2511
(South Monroe County, North Escambia County)
Park has interesting features including a playground,
a 25-acre lake,(for fishing/swimming), pavilion, RV
campground site, a log cabin, hiking and horse trail.

VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK
2041 S. Mt. Pleasant. 251-575-5535. Monroeville, AL 36461
Park includes a playground, over four baseball fields, a
concession stand, a picnic and barbecue area. It is also
located across from the local YMCA.

City of Monroe Ball Park & Kids' Corner Playground 
Veterans Drive, Monroeville, AL 36460 
(251) 575-2081

Rikard's Mill 
416 Hwy. 265 Beatrice, AL 36425 
(251) 789-2781
Living history museum, operating grist mill, 
park and picnic facilities. 

River Heritage Museum
Claiborne Lock & Dam, Claiborne, AL 
(251) 282-4206 
exhibits Native American artifacts, fossil, steamboats and more

MEDICAL CENTERS & EMERGENCY SERVICES:
Monroe County Hospital, 2016 South Alabama Avenue,
State Highway 21, Monroeville, AL 36460
(251) 575-3111

Emergency Service - Dial 911
Area Code for all numbers: (251)


Information provided as a public service by:
The Monroeville/Monroe Chamber of Commerce
86 North Alabama Avenue, P.O. Box 214
Monroeville, Alabama 36461

Restaurants

Burger King
1231 S Al Ave
251/575-9340

AJ Family Restaurant
55 Hwy 84 West
251/575-2276

Captain “D” Seafood
1597 So Al Av
Hwy 21 Bypass
251/575-9965

Cherry Street BBQ
3 Rutherford
251/575-2668

Church’s Chicken
948 S Al Ave
251/575-9695

Con Los Amigos
4307 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460

Courthouse Café
27 W. Claiborne
251/743-3663

David’s Catfish House
145 Hwy 84 E
251/575-3460

Hardee’s
1608 So Al Ave
2514/575-2691

Hibachi Buffet
3351 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460
251/575-9888

Huddle House
4482 S Al Ave
251/743-4833

Sweet Tooth Bakery
105 W. Claiborne
251/575-7040

Sonic Drive-IN
Hwy 215 
251/575-3770

​Goose's Back Porch Grill
107 Hwy 84 E
251/575-2223

Hotels & Motels:

America’s Best Value Inn
50 Hwy 21 S
251/743-3154
40 rooms

Budget Inn
605 S Al Ave
251/575-3101
24 rooms

America’s Best Value Inn
50 Hwy 21 S
251/743-3154
40 rooms

​Country Inn & Suites
120 Hwy 21 S
251/743-3333
41 rooms
 

Southern Smoque Grill
3801 Bowden Frisco City, 36445
251/267-2612

Mark's Barbeque
18 Main St.
Excel, Al
251/765-2046

McDonald’s
1511 S Al Ave
251/575-2929


Mel’s Dairy Dream
216 S Al Ave
251/575-4075

Papa Johns
3343 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460
251/575-3777

Pizza Hut
1605 Hwy 21 Bypass
251/575-2088

Subway
1844 Hwy 21 Bypass
251/575-3549

The Prop & Gavel
42 East Claiborne Street
251/575-7767

Big D's Butts and Stuff
4441 South Alabama Ave
251/714-9340

Guthrie's 
1559 S Alabama Ave
251-575-2584

Los Marinos Mexican Restaurant 
1630 S Highway 21 Bypass
251/575-2888

Mama's Place
3182 S AL Ave
251/743-2073

Rancho Grande
3355 S AL Ave
251/743-3222
 

Mockingbird Inn
4419 S Al Ave
251/575-9999
42 rooms

Monroeville Inn
1749 S Al Ave
251/575-3312
69 rooms

Royal Inn
3236 S Al Ave
251/575-3177
53 rooms

Travel Inn
496 Hwy 136
251/575-4801
13 rooms