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Horn Hill

James P. Kaetz, Auburn University
Horn Hill is located in east-central Covington County in the south-central part of the state. It has a mayor/city council form of government.
History
Horn Hill was incorporated in July 1985.
Demographics
Horn Hill's population according to 2016 Census estimates was 279. Of that number, 97.1 percent of respondents identified themselves as white, 2.2 percent as Native American, 0.4 percent as Hispanic or Latino, and 0.7 percent as two or more races. The town's median household income was $37,500 and the per capita income was $25,079.
Employment
According to 2016 Census estimates, the workforce in Horn Hill was divided among the following industrial categories:
  • Manufacturing (15.6 percent)
  • Retail trade (13.3 percent)
  • Educational services, and health care and social assistance (11.1 percent)
  • Professional, scientific, management, and administrative and waste management services (10.0 percent)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and extractive (8.9 percent)
  • Construction (8.9 percent)
  • Transportation and warehousing and utilities (8.9 percent)
  • Public administration (7.8 percent)
  • Wholesale trade (5.6 percent)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services (4.4 percent)
  • Finance, insurance, and real estate, rental, and leasing (2.2 percent)
  • Other services, except public administration (2.2 percent)
  • Information (1.1 percent)
Education
Students in Horn Hill attend Covington County schools; no public schools are located within the town limits.
Transportation
U.S. Highway 84 runs through the northern edge of Horn Hill, while County Highway 85 bisects the entire length of town running northeast-southwest. U.S. Highway 331 runs north-south about two miles southeast of Horn Hill.
Events and Places of Interest
Conecuh National Forest is located just southwest of Horn Hill. It features the Blue Spring Wildlife Management Area, the 20-mile Conecuh Trail, boating, camping, and hunting opportunities, and many carnivorous plants.

Additional Resources

Covington County Heritage Book Committee. Heritage of Covington County, Alabama. Clanton, Ala.: Heritage Publishing Consultants, 2003.
Published:  August 31, 2020   |   Last updated:  June 23, 2017