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Horn Hill

James P. Kaetz, Auburn University
Horn Hill is located in east-central Covington County in the south-central part of the state. It has a mayor/city council form of government.
History
Horn Hill was incorporated in July 1985.
Demographics
Horn Hill's population according to the 2010 Census was 228. Of that number, 91.7 percent of respondents identified themselves as white, 3.9 percent as Native American, 3.1 percent as Hispanic or Latino, 1.3 percent as African American, and 0.4 percent as two or more races. The town's median household income, according to 2015 estimates, was $34,464, and the per capita income was $24,696.
Employment
According to 2015 Census estimates, the workforce in Horn Hill was divided among the following industrial categories:
· Construction (15.8 percent)
· Educational services, and health care and social assistance (14.9 percent)
· Manufacturing (14.9 percent)
· Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and extractive (11.9 percent)
· Retail trade (9.9 percent)
· Public administration (7.9 percent)
· Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services (6.9   percent)
· Finance, insurance, and real estate, rental, and leasing (4.0 percent)
· Information (3.0 percent)
· Transportation and warehousing and utilities (3.0 percent)
· Other services, except public administration (2.0 percent)
Education
Students in Horn Hill attend Covington County schools; no public schools are located within the town limits.
Transportation
U.S. Highway 84 runs through the northern edge of Horn Hill, while County Highway 85 bisects the entire length of town running northeast-southwest. U.S. Highway 331 runs north-south about two miles southeast of Horn Hill.
Events and Places of Interest
Conecuh National Forest is located just southwest of Horn Hill. It features the Blue Spring Wildlife Management Area, the 20-mile Conecuh Trail, boating, camping, and hunting opportunities, and many carnivorous plants.

Additional Resources

Covington County Heritage Book Committee. Heritage of Covington County, Alabama. Clanton, Ala.: Heritage Publishing Consultants, 2003.
Published:  June 23, 2017   |   Last updated:  June 23, 2017