Welcome to Luverne, Alabama, the Friendliest City in the South. Luverne, county seat of Crenshaw, is proud of its traditional past and pleased with its exceptional home town qualities. Recently named as one of the top ten small towns in America, Luverne is a perfect blend of what people seek when wanting the best of small town living.
City Hall at 22 East Fifth Street
Luverne City Council, from left:
Randall Parker, Dr. S.P. Walker, City Clerk Margie Gomillion, Jerry Sipper, Kip Smith, Charlie Johnson. Seated is Mayor Joe Rex Sport. Luverne ranks in the top ten of all small towns in the USA
Eleven criteria including citizen involvement, local retail ownership, church attendance, and the depth of a community's roots, were used to determine livability factors. Click here for more details.
Crenshaw County bears the name of Andrew Crenshaw, a distinguished South Carolinian who settled in neighboring Butler County in the early 1800s. The county was created by act of the state general assembly on November 24, 1866. The county seat of Luverne, with a 2004 population of 2,635, is the county's largest city. Click here for the Crenshaw County Profile.