Brewton Historic Commercial District

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Brewton Historic Commercial District
Brewton Historic Commercial District is located in Alabama
Brewton Historic Commercial District
Brewton Historic Commercial District is located in the United States
Brewton Historic Commercial District
LocationAL 3 and US 31, Brewton, Alabama
Coordinates31°6′14″N 87°4′19″W / 31.10389°N 87.07194°W / 31.10389; -87.07194Coordinates: 31°6′14″N 87°4′19″W / 31.10389°N 87.07194°W / 31.10389; -87.07194
Area13 acres (5.3 ha)
Built1883 (1883)
NRHP reference #82002013[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 15, 1982

The Brewton Historic Commercial District is a 13-acre (5.3 ha) historic district in Brewton, Escambia County, Alabama. It is centered on U.S. Route 31. During its heyday it was the largest commercial center on the railroad between Montgomery and the Gulf Coast ports of Pensacola and Mobile. The district was the early commercial area of the town, with the majority of the structures dating to the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It contained 47 properties.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 15, 1982.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (July 9, 2010). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Brewton Historic Commercial District". National Park Service. Retrieved April 28, 2013. See also:"Accompanying photos".