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Dothan Travel Guide, Alabama

Traveling to the magnificent city of Dothan

Dothan is a beautiful city that is ideally situated in Alabama State’s southeastern corner. This city is Houston County’s seat and some parts of this place are in Henry County and Dale County. The name of this city derived from a town in the Bible. As per the estimation of the Census Bureau in 2007, Dothan’s population was about 65,447. This city is Johnny Mack Brown’s birthplace, the successful movie actor and football player of the All American College. Also, actors like Donna D’Errico and William Gray Espy were born in this impressive city of Dothan.

Dothan city is currently undergoing a huge economic boom along with a large number of retail companies in the pre-construction and planning stages. Dothan residents take pleasure in low living costs and Dothan is also one of the cheapest cities to live in due to their lower local taxes. Sales tax serves as a great revenue source for Dothan. The economy of this city includes aerospace, retail, advanced technology, agriculture and distribution.

The K-12 students of the Houston County and Dothan city attend the Dothan City Schools and Houston County Schools. Various other students attend the local and private schools like Providence Christian School, Houston Academy, Emmanuel Christian School and Northside Methodist Academy.

Most of the Christians in this city attend the churches of Southern Baptist. There are even the Churches of Methodist, AME, Episcopal, Presbyterian, Freewill, Christ and many Evangelical churches. Expansion and maintenance is being done in St Columba Catholic Church in order to better their congregation. The city of Dothan is also featured with the synagogue of Reform Jewish, the Temple Emanu-El that provided the Jewish families with $50,000 in the year 2008 in order to relocate themselves to Dothan city.

The city of Dothan is served brilliantly by the regional airlines via the Dothan Regional Airport. This marvelous travel destination is served by various rail lines as well. The most noteworthy of such rail lines is the Dothan Subdivision by CSX. H&S Railroad, the Chattahoochee & Gulf and Bay Line have tracks going all around in Dothan city.

The healthcare system of this city is also among the largest rated along with being the most affordable. The two hospitals that serve the city include Flowers Hospital and Southeast Alabama Medical Center.

So, visiting this place can prove to be really adventurous and interesting to spend one’s time with friends and family in complete fun and frolic.

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