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what's coming up in Coosada!
-- Coosada Town Council meets
every second Tuesday at 6PM in the Town Hall (5800
Coosada Road, Coosada, AL 36020).
Tucked away in the lowlands of
central Alabama lies a small town where the moss still
hangs from the trees, people still fish off the banks of
the Alabama River, while cattle graze in the pastures
nearby. Beautiful pre-civil war homes exist down the road
from modern brick dwellings. There is still an
operational ferry and children still wave at trains. The
busiest intersection in town is not a red light, but a
stop sign where people can be seen waving to those they
Coosada was incorporated in 1967 and has had only 3
mayors in its 40 years as a town. The city council is
composed of long time residents who know the community
intimately and keep a steady hand on the helm of the
The volunteer fire department has a rating of 5-9 which
assures low fire insurance costs in the community.
The small but efficient police force consists of
officers who all are long time residents of Coosada and
keep a constant vigilance on the pulse of the community.
The Town Clerk and the City
Maintenance Department work in tandem to see that the
city business is run efficiently while staying clean and
Bordered by the beautiful Alabama
River on the east, with a historic railroad defining its
center, and Interstate 65 less than a five minute drive
from the first western border, Coosada offers the
tranquility of country living with the conveniences of
the big city. In fact Montgomery is less than a 10
minute drive across the river to the south.
Although small in numbers (about 1400), Coosada is big
of heart. Within its borders dwell people of all races
who are community minded, nationally engaged and
eternally motivated. With churches large and small
tending to both the spiritual and physical needs, of the
community and a small business community, Coosada offers
a uniquely country atmosphere with a uniquely southern