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Population in 2012: 555 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 

Males: 255  (46.1%)
Females: 300  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35989.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,759 (it was $29,013 in 2000)
Valley Head:

$33,759
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,398

Valley Head town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,704 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Valley Head:

$97,704
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $155,194; Detached houses: $163,566; Mobile homes: $30,214

Median gross rent in 2012: $533.

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Valley Head races chart
  • White alone - 509 (91.2%)
  • Hispanic - 17 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (2.9%)
  • Black alone - 10 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Valley Head: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (12.8%), English (10.6%), Scottish (5.7%), French (5.1%), German (5.0%), United States (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1029 feet

Land area: 3.49 square miles.

Population density: 159 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Valley Head:

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Valley Head town:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

13 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.8%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Valley Head, Alabama as of October 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Valley Head to the number of sex offenders is 69 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $330 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Valley Head satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (38.7 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (89.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

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

Nearest cities: Hammondville, AL (1.1 miles ), Mentone, AL (1.5 miles ), Henagar, AL (2.9 miles ), Fort Payne, AL (3.0 miles ), Menlo, GA (3.1 miles ), Ider, AL (3.2 miles ), Sylvania, AL (3.2 miles ), Pine Ridge, AL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $146,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.57 N, Longitude: 85.62 W

Area code: 256

Valley Head household income distribution Valley Head home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Valley Head by Year
Type 2003 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 01112
per 100,000 0.0153.1154.1152.9299.9
Burglaries 20652
per 100,000 321.50.0924.5764.5299.9
Thefts 11112103
per 100,000 1768.5153.11849.01529.1449.8
Auto thefts 00110
per 100,000 0.00.0154.1152.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.1) 96.337.9187.7162.6102.2

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Crime rate in Valley Head detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.56
Alabama average:

2.28

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-1.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (63%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Valley Head-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Valley Head town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 tornado 14.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

Valley Head-area historical earthquake activity is above Alabama state average. It is 72% 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 5.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from Valley Head center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Valley Head center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 11, Winds: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valley Head topographic map

Birthplace of: E. T. York - University chancellor.


Hospitals/medical centers near Valley Head:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF FORT PAYNE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • CROWNE HEALTH CARE OF FT PAYNE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Valley Head, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valley Head:

  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 35 miles; Rome, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,053)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 37 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,194)
  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (about 38 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 8,652)
  • Dalton State College (about 39 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 43 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 45 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,222)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 47 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)

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Notable location: Valley Head Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Valley Head: Johns Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Price Cemetery (1), Valley Head Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 20.0. This is significantly better than average.
City:

20.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.6
U.S.:

22.1
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.17
U.S.:

3.08


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.2%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 11.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.1%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Valley Head, AL

Valley Head compared to Alabama state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Valley Head (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Bank of Valley Head: The Citizens Bank Of Valley Head at 85 Winston Dr, branch established on 1935/08/12. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $26.1 mil, Deposits: $22.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Consumer Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Valley Head travel time to work - commute


Valley Head mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Valley Head town (based on DeKalb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.98%
Here60.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchDuck River and Kindred Baptists AssociationsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of Christ
Adherents68.4%10.7%8.6%5.7%1.5%
Congregations42.6%17.9%11.3%9.2%5.1%
NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchProgressive Primitive BaptistsChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents0.7%0.7%0.6%0.6%2.5%
Congregations0.5%1.0%1.0%2.6%8.7%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,215$26,5806$1,160
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$359
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,332$25,9920$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$664
Totals for Government 3$6,547$26,1888$2,183

Valley Head government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $199,000 ($358.56)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($43.24)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $342,000 ($616.22)
    Financial Administration: $79,000 ($142.34)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($115.32)
    Police Protection: $54,000 ($97.30)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($68.47)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($12.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($9.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $86,000 ($154.95)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($50.45)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($36.04)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($9.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $137,000 ($246.85)

Valley Head government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $62,000 ($111.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $149,000 ($268.47)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($19.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $401,000 ($722.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $78,000 ($140.54)
    General Support: $18,000 ($32.43)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $143,000 ($257.66)
    NEC: $47,000 ($84.68)
    Property: $35,000 ($63.06)
    Total General Sales: $26,000 ($46.85)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($14.41)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($3.60)

Valley Head government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $89,000 ($160.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $82,000 ($147.75)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $7,000 ($12.61)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $327,000 ($589.19)

5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marshall County, AL  0.90% ($21,706 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.76% ($26,632)
from Etowah County, AL  0.40% ($28,221)


5.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marshall County, AL  0.89% ($26,219 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.80% ($23,419)
to Etowah County, AL  0.42% ($27,022)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valley Head:

  • 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.)
  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGTA (950 AM; 5 kW; SUMMERVILLE, GA; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valley Head:

  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Valley Head:

  • 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)
Valley Head, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10
See more detailed statistics of Valley Head fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,376,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,780
Total average daily truck traffic: 378
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 6,190

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Valley Head)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 101 School Street. (Lat: 34.565361 Lon: -85.617361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQBN740
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2004, Expiration Date: 11/15/2014, Certifier: Dennis Lewis
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HAMMONDVILLE, County Road 121 (Lat: 34.570722 Lon: -85.677639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQPK391
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/2012, Expiration Date: 06/12/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Valley Head, On Mountain Top 3 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 34.605056 Lon: -85.581889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KBR38
    Assigned Frequencies: 6608.75 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6565.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/2008, Expiration Date: 04/30/2018
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Corporation, 1200 Peachtree St. - Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Valley Head)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: HOWARD ROGER HINKELMANN EARLY BIRD JENNY (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 424HR , Serial Number: 519A
    Registrant (Individual): Howard R Hinkelmann, 38882 Us Highway 11, Valley Head, AL 35989
  • 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: 563G , Serial Number: 15068275, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1968
    Registrant (Individual): James H Mccurdy, 1111 County Road 114, Valley Head, AL 35989
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 67300 , Serial Number: 15281732, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Alabama Aircraft Management LLC, 171 County Road 491, Valley Head, AL 35989
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 733VH , Serial Number: 17268579, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Alabama Aircraft Management LLC, 171 County Road 491, Valley Head, AL 35989
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81732 , Serial Number: 7AC-353, Year manufactured: 1945
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Mccurdy, Po Box 146, Valley Head, AL 35989


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


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