Louina, Alabama

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Louina
Unincorporated community
Louina is located in Alabama
Louina
Louina
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 33°07′28″N 85°33′08″W / 33.12444°N 85.55222°W / 33.12444; -85.55222Coordinates: 33°07′28″N 85°33′08″W / 33.12444°N 85.55222°W / 33.12444; -85.55222
Country United States
State Alabama
County Randolph
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 334
GNIS feature ID 156631[1]

Louina, sometimes Ole Louina, is a ghost town located 14 miles west of Roanoke and about one mile east of Wadley in Randolph County, Alabama, United States.

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Ole Louina was a community during early settlement of Randolph County which was settled after the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814 when the Creek Indians were defeated by General Andrew Jackson.

The town was founded in 1834 and lasted until about 1905, and at one time was largest town in Randolph County with two churches, several stores, and a gristmill.

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