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We’re happy to put this in writing: Here, you’ll find charisma, convenience, and classic small-town culture at an exceptionally affordable cost.

Monroeville and Monroe County are known worldwide for our literary impact and tradition as “The Literary Capital of Alabama” and hometown of “To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee, Truman Capote, and many other celebrated, award-winning writers. This heritage has made Monroeville a draw for visitors, who make their way through our small communities, rural forests, and farmland to our county seat of Monroeville.

Click through the categories below the map to learn more about our quality-of-life advantages.

Monroe County Population
Source: U.S. Census Bureau Quick Facts, July 2021 Population Estimates


  • One city: Monroeville

  • Four towns: Beatrice, Excel, Frisco City, Vredenburgh
  • Three Census-designated places: Megargel, Peterman, Uriah
  • Seventeen unincorporated communities: Buena Vista, Burnt Corn, Finchburg, Franklin, Goodway, Hybart, Manistee, Mexia, Natchez, Old Salem, Old Texas, Perdue Hill, River Ridge, Scratch Ankle, Tunnel Springs, Vocation, Wainwright