Mentone, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 364 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.3%
Males: 149  (41.1%)
Females: 215  (58.9%)
Median resident age:  55.0 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35984.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,649 (it was $24,625 in 2000)
Mentone:

$29,649
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,998 (it was $13,561 in 2000)

Mentone town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $137,023 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Mentone:

$137,023
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $578.

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  • Races in Mentone, AL (2010)

    Mentone races chart
    • 33292.2%White alone
    • 143.9%Two or more races
    • 71.9%Black alone
    • 51.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.6%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mentone: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (13.4%), German (13.2%), United States (12.2%), Irish (10.0%), Scottish (7.7%), English (5.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1708 feet

Land area: 4.71 square miles.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (very low).

Mentone,AL real estate house value index trend

Mentone, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Mentone:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mentone town:

  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.9%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Mentone, Alabama as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mentone to the number of sex offenders is 121 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $474 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $297 (0.2%)

Mentone satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (37.2 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (87.7 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (515.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Valley Head, AL (1.5 miles ), Hammondville, AL (1.8 miles ), Menlo, GA (2.9 miles ), Henagar, AL (3.2 miles ), Ider, AL (3.2 miles ), Fort Payne, AL (3.3 miles ), Sylvania, AL (3.5 miles ), Pine Ridge, AL (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.57 N, Longitude: 85.58 W

Area code: 256

Mentone household income distribution Mentone home values distribution

Crime rates in Mentone by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Burglaries 160
per 100,000 207.91,237.10.0
Thefts 432
per 100,000 831.6618.6406.5
Auto thefts 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.1) 49.8115.916.9

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

2.75
Alabama average:

2.28
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-4.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Mentone, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Mentone-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Mentone town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 tornado 16.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

Mentone-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 6.1 miles away from the city 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 125.5 miles away from Mentone center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 124.8 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 183.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 297.4 miles away from Mentone center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 267.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Mentone topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mentone:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF FORT PAYNE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • CROWNE HEALTH CARE OF FT PAYNE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • AMERICA'S BEST CARE PLUS, INC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; RAINSVILLE, AL)
  • OAKVIEW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SUMMERVILLE, GA)
  • OAKVIEW NH (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SUMMERVILLE, GA)
  • HARBIN CLINIC SUMMERVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; SUMMERVILLE, GA)

Airports located in Mentone:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mentone:

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 19 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Berry College (about 30 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 34 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 36 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Dalton State College (about 36 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 37 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 42 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)

Public elementary/middle school in Mentone:

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Notable locations in Mentone: Camp Skyline Ranch (A), Camp De Soto (B), Mentone Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mentone include: Moon Lake Church (A), Wildwood Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Jones Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Moon Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Serenity Campground (Arcades & Amusements; 3680 County Road).

Hotels: Nippersink Lodge (52 Road 936), Mentone Springs Hotel (6114 Al Highway 117).

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 55.0. This is better than average.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.93

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 2012 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mentone and their reported violations in the past:

MENTONE, WATER WKS BOARD OF THE TOWN OF (Population served: 1,980, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-13-2012 and MAR-13-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-13-2012 and MAR-13-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-12-2012 and DEC-12-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-12-2012 and DEC-12-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUN-18-2012 and SEP-11-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.1%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.8%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.6%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported
4 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010
2 people in other group homes in 2000

Mentone compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Mentone (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Bank of Valley Head: Mentone Office Branch at Highway 117, branch established on 2008/07/31. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $26.1 mil, Deposits: $22.8 mil, headquarters in Valley Head, AL, negative income in the last year, Consumer Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mentone town (based on DeKalb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,536144
Mainline Protestant3,92536
Catholic2,6571
Other2522
Black Protestant-1
None31,739-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
DeKalb County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
DeKalb County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
DeKalb County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

31.7%
Alabama:

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

20.7%
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 0$0 6$1,423
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,420
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,941$47,2920$0
Totals for Government 1$3,941$47,2928$2,843

Strongest AM radio stations in Mentone:

  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WGTA (950 AM; 5 kW; SUMMERVILLE, GA; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZQZ (1180 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TRION, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mentone:

  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Mentone:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSUT-LP (Channel 21; SUMMERVILLE/TRION, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION/NGTV)

Mentone fatal accident list:

Sep 22, 2010 10:30 PM, Sr-117, Lat: 34.56992, Lon: -85.60021, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 2004 05:23 PM, 1488, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 1996 03:30 PM, 1631, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 5, 1988 03:20 AM, 117, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 17, 1984 12:00 AM, 117, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
May 20, 1983 01:50 PM, 7630, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $1,524,000Total costs
  • 3,229Total average daily traffic
  • 415Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,273Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mentone)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MENTONE TOWER SITE, County Road 89 Next To Ala. State Fire Tower (Lat: 34.539806 Lon: -85.611917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 42 m, Call Sign: KRX317
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/2003, Expiration Date: 01/17/2014, Certifier: Michael D Leath
    Registrant: Dekalb County Association Of Fire Departments Inc., Fort Payne, AL 35968, Phone: (256) 845-5333, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Mentone, Lat: 34.585028 Lon: -85.587167, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WQID246
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/08/2018, Certifier: James F Johnson
    Registrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, 6124 Macarthur Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20816, Phone: (202) 371-1500, Fax: (202) 371-1558, Email:
  • Mentone, 21830 County Road 89 (Lat: 34.584528 Lon: -85.587472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQLM654
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2010, Expiration Date: 03/09/2020, Certifier: Rick Suarez
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mentone)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PATTERSON WILLIAM PRESTON CELEBRITY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32WP , Serial Number: AV1009, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/2003
    Registrant (Individual): William P Patterson, 861 Cnty Rd 624, Mentone, AL 35984
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7268S , Serial Number: 15067968, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Buddy Fay Crowe, Star Route Box 62, Mentone, AL 35984
  • Aircraft: BEECH A35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 90575 , Serial Number: D-1848, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1955
    Registrant (Corporation): Oils Unlimited Inc, Po Box 130, Mentone, AL 35984
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/01/1980, Exported to: Canada

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
  • Hazardous Condition: 17

Incident types - Mentone

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mentone, AL
Most common first names in Mentone, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2073.9 years
William1772.6 years
Mary1575.6 years
Robert1379.1 years
Ruby978.8 years
George871.0 years
Charles873.4 years
John877.1 years
Thomas870.7 years
Willie680.9 years
Most common last names in Mentone, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1685.6 years
Smith1579.7 years
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Mentone on our top lists:

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  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Apparel"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2015.