Introduction to Valley, Alabama
Valley, Alabama, in Chambers county, is 27 miles NW of Columbus, Georgia (center to center)and 79 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is part of the Auburn - Opelika metropolitan area. About 9,198 people reside in Valley.
The City of Valley is only 25 years old, but the history of the area dates back to the late 1860s. During this time, textile mills and towns were built on the Chattahoochee River banks. By the 1900s, mills and mill villages were developed in the towns of Riverview, Langdale, Fairfax, and Shawmut. These four mill towns were incorporated to create the City of Valley in the year 1980.
Valley and nearby Attractions
- Tater Miller Field
- Shawmut United Methodist Church
- Shawmut Christian Church
- Cobb Memorial Archives
- Moores Creek
Things To Do In Valley
The city of Valley in Alabama has several churches including Triumph Holiness Church, Shawmut Church of the Nazarene, and Shawmut Christian Church. Moores Creek is another beautiful place to visit. For fun, one can visit Tater Miller Field. One can also opt for the Pine Mountain Wild Animal Safari. The Roosevelt State Park, Callaway Gardens, Chambers County Museum, and Museum of East Alabama are also worth visiting.
Columbus Metropolitan airport is the closest airport to the city of Valley in Alabama.
Valley Higher Education
Higher education institutes for residents of Valley city include Auburn University main campus, Columbus State University, Southern Union state Community College, and Tuskegee University.