Introduction to Enterprise, Alabama
Enterprise was founded by John Henry Carmichael. He settled in the city in 1881 and established a small store on present day North Main Street. The first post office of Enterprise was established in 1882. The city was incorporated in 1896. The area developed rapidly after the Alabama Midland Railway Company decided to enter the city in 1898. The monument of Boll Weevil was dedicated on December 11, 1919.
Enterprise and nearby Attractions
- Depot Museum
- Boll Weevil Monument
- U.S. Army Aviation Museum
- Oates-Reynolds Memorial Building/ Dale Co. Agricultural Museum
- Wiregrass Museum of Art
- Frank Jackson State Park
Things To Do In Enterprise
You can visit G C Donaldson Park, Enterprise Country Club Lake, and Boll Weevil Monument. The city is also home to many houses of worship including Saint Bulah Baptist Church, Westgate Church, Park Avenue Baptist Church, and Macedonia Church. One can enjoy shopping at the Enterprise Shopping Center, Westgate Shopping Center, Rucker Plaza Shopping Center, Discount Plaza Shopping Center, Morgan Square Shopping Center, College Plaza Shopping Center, and Boll Weevil Plaza Shopping Center. The city also hosts several annual festivals such as the Boll Weevil Festival and Piney Woods Arts Festival.
Air transportation cab be availed from Dothan Regional Airport.
Enterprise Higher Education
Enterprise State Junior College is the local college. Troy State University-Main Campus, Auburn University-Montgomery, George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan, and many other colleges and universities also offer higher educational facilities.