|Elevation||322 ft (98 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||160692|
Summerfield, also known as Valley Creek, is an unincorporated community in Dallas County, Alabama. Summerfield has one historic district included on the National Register of Historic Places, the Summerfield District. Most of the community was annexed into Valley Grande following its incorporation as a city in 2003. Summerfield was the home of the Centenary Institute, a school operated by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South from 1829 until the 1880s.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
Summerfield was listed as an incorporated community in the 1890 U.S. Census with a population of 383, making it the second largest community in Dallas County after Selma. It was not listed on any subsequent censuses.
- James Osgood Andrew, bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church, resided here during the American Civil War
- Robert Kennon Hargrove, lived here while president of Centenary Institute from 1865 to 1867
- Richard H. Rivers, lived here while president of Centenary Institute
- "Summerfield". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Summerfield, Alabama". "AL HomeTownLocator". Retrieved 2008-11-05.
- Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- About Valley Grande, City of Valley Grande, 2008. Accessed 2008-11-05
- "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
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