North Alabama, AL Skilled Nursing Communities
North Alabama is a region of the U.S. state of Alabama, generally thought to include these 12 counties: Cherokee, Colbert, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, Morgan, and Winston, with a combined population of 937,059.
The anchor city of this region of the state is Huntsville, but other cities of notable size include (in order of population): Decatur, Florence (along with its sister cities Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia), Madison, and Athens.
Decatur is considered a quasi anchor city for western North Alabama, being the largest economic center north of Birmingham, and west of Huntsville.
Locals tend to refer to this area as the "Tennessee Valley" in reference to the Tennessee River, which flows through the northernmost part of the state. A section of East Tennessee shares the "Tennessee Valley" moniker.
- Owens Cross Roads
- Paint Rock
- Phil Campbell
- Red Bay
- Spruce Pine
- Town Creek
- Union Grove
- Valhermoso Springs
- Valley Head
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Jan 17, 2017 7:03 pm
A historically black college's decision to play at president-elect Donald Trump's inauguration caused controversy with some of the school's alumni.
Jan 17, 2017 5:46 pm
Authorities say 23 people are jailed after police raided a large dog fight in southwest Alabama. Washington County sheriff's officials had been investigating claims about a dog-fighting ring a...
Jan 17, 2017 5:32 pm
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal wants state lawmakers to include funding for a new program focused on training teachers to help students learn to read.
Jan 17, 2017 4:50 pm
State authorities are investigating after a man died in a shootout with law enforcement officers in Georgia. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says the man wrecked a stolen vehicle and then stole a ...
Jan 17, 2017 3:12 pm
Authorities say 23 people are jailed after police raided a large dog fight in southwest Alabama.
Jan 17, 2017 2:51 pm
GOP Maine Gov. Paul LePage says a Democratic Georgia congressman who criticized President-elect Donald Trump should be grateful for all that U.S. presidents have done for black people.
Jan 17, 2017 10:04 am
Authorities have recovered the body of a child who went missing after a boating accident on Lake Johnson over the weekend.
Jan 17, 2017 9:08 am
Some civil rights leaders say Donald Trump's presidency could improve race relations in the United States because it forces more frank conversations about inequality and tension.
Jan 17, 2017 8:33 am
Dennis Schroder scored 28 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 22 seconds left, to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 108-107 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday. Tim Hardaway Jr. added 20 po...
Jan 17, 2017 7:09 am
Hyundai Motor Group says it will significantly increase its investment in the U.S. while Donald Trump is president and it is considering building a new U.S. factory.
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