Summerfield, Alabama

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Summerfield, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Summerfield is located in Alabama
Location in Alabama
Coordinates: 32°31′14″N 87°02′30″W / 32.52056°N 87.04167°W / 32.52056; -87.04167Coordinates: 32°31′14″N 87°02′30″W / 32.52056°N 87.04167°W / 32.52056; -87.04167
Country United States
State Alabama
County Dallas
Elevation 322 ft (98 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 334
GNIS feature ID 160692[1]

Summerfield, also known as Valley Creek, is an unincorporated community in Dallas County, Alabama.[2] Summerfield has one historic district included on the National Register of Historic Places, the Summerfield District.[3] Most of the community was annexed into Valley Grande following its incorporation as a city in 2003.[4] Summerfield was the home of the Centenary Institute, a school operated by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South from 1829 until the 1880s.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 383
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

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.

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "Summerfield". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Summerfield, Alabama". "AL HomeTownLocator". Retrieved 2008-11-05. 
  3. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ About Valley Grande, City of Valley Grande, 2008. Accessed 2008-11-05
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Retrieved June 6, 2013.