Cottonwood, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 1,278 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 552  (43.2%)
Females: 726  (56.8%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36320.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,555 (it was $21,452 in 2000)
Cottonwood:

$24,555
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,415 (it was $13,111 in 2000)

Cottonwood town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,902 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Cottonwood:

$68,902
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $78,698; Detached houses: $91,380; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,122; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $38,535; Mobile homes: $48,039

Median gross rent in 2012: $417.

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  • White alone - 917 (71.1%)
  • Black alone - 327 (25.4%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (1.8%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.6%)

Races in Cottonwood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cottonwood: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (55.3%), Irish (4.9%), German (3.7%), English (2.4%), Italian (2.4%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/1903

Elevation: 163 feet

Land area: 5.50 square miles.

Population density: 233 people per square mile   (very low).

Cottonwood, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Cottonwood:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cottonwood town:

  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
Alabama:  3.5%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Cottonwood, Alabama as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Cottonwood to the number of sex offenders is 162 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $224 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $217 (0.4%)

Cottonwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (13.5 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (107.2 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (607.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Madrid, AL (2.4 miles ), Campbellton, FL (3.0 miles ), Avon, AL (3.1 miles ), Rehobeth, AL (3.1 miles ), Ashford, AL (3.1 miles ), Cowarts, AL (3.2 miles ), Malone, FL (3.3 miles ), Taylor, AL (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $102,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $51,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.05 N, Longitude: 85.30 W

Area code: 334

Cottonwood household income distribution Cottonwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Cottonwood by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11000000
per 100,000 85.184.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 43323432
per 100,000 340.4254.2253.8170.6255.1331.7243.7154.4
Burglaries 543461176
per 100,000 425.5339.0253.8341.3510.2912.1568.6463.3
Thefts 1340191014111912
per 100,000 1106.43389.81607.4853.21190.5912.11543.5926.6
Auto thefts 33231110
per 100,000 255.3254.2169.2256.085.082.981.20.0
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.5) 240.1310.5152.3117.2146.9180.4163.2104.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cottonwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.07
Alabama average:

2.28
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -212 (-15.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Cottonwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cottonwood, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cottonwood, Alabama average temperatures Cottonwood, Alabama average precipitation Cottonwood, Alabama humidity Cottonwood, Alabama wind speed Cottonwood, Alabama snowfall Cottonwood, Alabama sunshine Cottonwood, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Cottonwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.8 miles away from the Cottonwood town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cottonwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 341.9 miles away from Cottonwood center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 198.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 238.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 254.9 miles away from Cottonwood center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houston County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cottonwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Emmett Ripley Cox - Federal judge, Pete Coachman - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Cottonwood:

  • HOUSTON COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • DAVITA WIREGRASS KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • SOUTHEAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • DCI DOTHAN (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • EXTENDICARE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • COVENANT HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF NORTH FLORIDA (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)

Operable nuclear power plants near Cottonwood:

  • 14 miles: Joseph M. Farley 1 and 2 in Dothan, AL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottonwood:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 21 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 36 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 47 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Troy University (about 65 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 66 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 71 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Florida State University (about 74 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)

Public high school in Cottonwood:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • New Local Government website: www.townofcottonwood.org www.graceba.net/~cottonwd has been discontinued. thanks added by cwood3514
  • Local government website: www.townofcottonwood.org

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Notable locations in Cottonwood: Town of Cottonwood Sewage Lagoon (A), Cottonwood Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cottonwood include: Union Hill Church (A), Calvary Church (B), Cottonwood First Baptist Church (C), Greater Zion Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cottonwood: Hicks Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Houston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 56.1. This is better than average.

City:

56.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cottonwood that have no violations reported:

  • COTTONWOOD WATER WORKS (Population served: 3,462, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.3%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Cottonwood, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Cottonwood compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Cottonwood (2011 data):

  • BankSouth: Cottonwood Branch at 204 North Main Street, branch established on 1988/05/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $193.8 mil, Deposits: $158.3 mil, headquarters in Dothan, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bancsouth Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Cottonwood travel time to work - commute Cottonwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cottonwood town (based on Houston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.82%
Here: 67.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents65.6%12.6%5.0%4.0%2.4%
Congregations36.3%16.3%1.5%11.9%7.4%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.0%1.8%1.1%1.0%4.5%
Congregations5.2%1.5%1.5%0.7%17.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Houston County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Houston County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Houston County:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 70
Here:

7.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

33.0%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.9%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$6,024$18,0721$527
Police - Other 2$4,889$29,3341$332
Firefighters 0$0 1$325
Streets and Highways 3$6,253$25,0121$983
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$2,693
Totals for Government 9$17,166$22,8887$4,860

Cottonwood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $181,000 ($141.63)
    Police Protection: $92,000 ($71.99)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($38.34)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($34.43)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($9.39)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($6.26)
    Welfare - Other: $5,000 ($3.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($28.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $54,000 ($42.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($14.87)

Cottonwood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $49,000 ($38.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $40,000 ($31.30)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $219,000 ($171.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($9.39)
    Highways: $6,000 ($4.69)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $140,000 ($109.55)
    NEC: $47,000 ($36.78)
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,000 ($7.04)

Cottonwood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $316,000 ($247.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $266,000 ($208.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($39.12)

Cottonwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $91,000 ($71.21)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $37,000 ($28.95)

7.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($310 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.06%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dale County, AL  0.98% ($38,291 average AGI)
from Henry County, AL  0.44% ($25,911)
from Geneva County, AL  0.43% ($24,206)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($511 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dale County, AL  0.92% ($28,603 average AGI)
to Henry County, AL  0.46% ($29,679)
to Geneva County, AL  0.45% ($24,937)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cottonwood:

  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WWNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WTOT (980 AM; 1 kW; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cottonwood:

  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE & B.T.S. INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WJAQ (100.9 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WXUS (100.5 FM; FORT RUCKER, AL; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WZND (105.3 FM; HEADLAND, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cottonwood:

  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Cottonwood fatal accident list:

Nov 11, 1998 10:59 AM, Sr-53, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 1997 11:00 AM, 5026, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 28, 1994 11:50 PM, 1137, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 27, 1988 07:99 PM, Sr53, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1984 06:45 PM, 1028, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $3,429,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,665
Total average daily truck traffic: 459
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 7,150

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cottonwood)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DOTAL0005 MW, 11367 Cottonwood Road (Lat: 31.073000 Lon: -85.309000), Type: Tank, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQPK460
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/13/2012, Expiration Date: 06/13/2022, Certifier: Patricia Morrison
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cottonwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2275J , Serial Number: 15065475, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney Rudd, Po Box 536, Cottonwood, AL 36320
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-400A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 23815 , Serial Number: 400A-0434, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 04/02/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Phillip S Gardner, Po Box 85, Cottonwood, AL 36320
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3517U , Serial Number: 18254917
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry T Hood, 1871 Zachary Rd, Cottonwood, AL 36320
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 731PR , Serial Number: 18803052T, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 85, Cottonwood, AL 36320

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$72,1801$90,6405$140,9241$40,9501$121,3102$61,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$40,4602$142,4451$17,8400$01$33,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$201,3300$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0420.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$89,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0420.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Cottonwood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cottonwood, AL

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