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Stevenson is a city in Jackson County, in the Scottsboro metro area.

The community was named for Vernon King Stevenson, founder.

The latitude of Stevenson is 34.868N. The longitude is -85.839W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,751.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$26,908
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Stevenson demographic reports
Because of its location at the junction of two rail lines, community served an important supply depot for Confederate forces during the Civil War.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 22 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Depot Days - June 8-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Stevenson web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Stevenson Depot Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
At Stevenson there was a large refugee camp, where many women and children and a few crippled or age-enfeebled men had sought refuge from attacks by murderous bands of guerrillas.
-- The Recollections of a Private Soldier
Frank Wilkeson

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Stevenson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35772 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Stevenson residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stevenson ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stevenson was $14,806, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

6% of Stevenson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Stevenson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $158.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $673.


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Libraries in Stevenson include Stevenson Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stevenson political report.

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The average commute time for Stevenson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Stevenson include Budget Host Inn Stevenson.

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“ At Stevenson there was a large refugee camp, where many women and children and a few crippled or age-enfeebled men had sought refuge from attacks by murderous bands of guerrillas. ”
~ The Recollections of a Private Soldier
Frank Wilkeson

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