Louina

Name:

Louina

County:

Randolph

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

33°07′28″N 85°33′08″W / 33.12444°N 85.55222°W / 33.12444 -85.55222

Elevation:

682 ft (208 m)

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Louina, sometimes Ole Louina, is a ghost town located 14 miles west of Roanoke and about one mile east of Wadley in Randolph County, Alabama, United States.  Louina appeared on the 1880 U.S. Census with a population of 148 residents. It was the only time it appeared on census rolls.

Remains:

Ole Louina was a community during early settlement of Randolph County which was settled after the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814 when the Creek Indians were defeated by General Andrew Jackson.
The town was founded in 1834 and lasted until about 1905, and at one time was largest town in Randolph County with two churches, several stores, and a gristmill.  The “Liberty West Baptist Cemetery” is one of the last remaining vestiges of Louina, Alabama.

Established:

1834

Disestablished:

1905

Current Status:

 

Remarks:

At one time the largest town in Randolph County

Louina, Alabama

Louina, Alabama

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