McIntosh in Washington County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Town of McIntosh
McIntosh has a community population of about 300. The town was incorporated on April 7, 1970, becoming the third incorporated town in Washington County. The following officials were elected to serve four year terms: Mayor Carrol Daugherty, R.A. Boykin, Arla Kern, Frank Everett, W.Z. Wells and Armond Daugherty. People of black, white and Indian ancestry live in the area of McIntosh. McIntosh is served by the Southern Railroad which runs from Mobile to Birmingham to connecting lines. Highway 43 runs through McIntosh, north-south. The Tombigbee River is on the eastern boundary of McIntosh. It is a navigable waterway and provides fishing for the local sportsmen. Telephone service came to McIntosh in the early 1950's as a result of the construction of two large chemical plants constructed near the large salt dome, a natural resource.
Erected 2010 by Alabama Tourism Department and the Town of McIntosh.
Location. 31° 16.054′ N, 88° 1.868′ W. Marker is in McIntosh, Alabama, in Washington County. Marker is on Commerce Street 0.1 miles north of River Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 Commerce Street, Mc Intosh AL 36553, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andrews Chapel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mt. Vernon Arsenal and Barracks/Searcy Hospital (approx. 12.4 miles away); Fort Stoddert (approx. 12.6 miles away); Mt. Vernon Federal Highway (approx. 12.6 miles away); Fort Mims Massacre (approx. 12.9 miles away); Fort Mims And The Creek Indian War, 1813-14 Fort Mims (approx. 13.2 miles away); Surrender Site (approx. 17.9 miles away).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.