|Motto: City of Progress|
|• Mayor||Kenneth W. Boswell|
|• Total||31.0 sq mi (80.3 km2)|
|• Land||31 sq mi (80.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||358 ft (109 m)|
|• Density||684.2/sq mi (264.2/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0118005|
Enterprise is a city in the southeastern part of Coffee and Dale Counties in the southeastern part of Alabama in the Southern United States. The population was estimated to be 23,653 in the year 2006.
Education[change | edit source]
Enterprise is served by Enterprise City Schools. Enterprise is also home to Enterprise–Ozark Community College, (also known as Enterprise State Junior College). A two-year college, the Enterprise campus is home to the Boll Weevils.
Notable people[change | edit source]
- Jamey Johnson was born in Enterprise.
- George Jones, country music legend, widely known as "The Possum," owns a residence in Enterprise.
- Michael McDowell, screenwriter
- Ben Paschal, reserve outfielder for the 1927 Yankees
- Cedric Smith, former NFL running back
- Aud Tuten, former NHL player with the Chicago Black Hawks (1941–43)
- Mark Wilkerson, lead singer of Course Of Nature and husband of Melissa Joan Hart.
- Dai Green, writer, entertainer, actress, model
References[change | edit source]
- "Annual Estimates of the Population for All Incorporated Places in Alabama" (CSV). 2005 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. June 21 2006. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/files/SUB-EST2005-04-01.csv. Retrieved November 9, 2006.
- Peterson's (2009). Two-Year Colleges - 2010 (Peterson's Two Year Colleges). 978-0768926880. p. 58.
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