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Description
When the railroad came to Dothan (DO-thin) in 1889, the rustic settlement was populated only by rowdy lumberjacks and turpentine workers. By 1910 mechanized farming brought new economic vigor to the rolling terrain of Wiregrass country.
Almost equidistant from Atlanta, Birmingham, Mobile and Tallahassee, Fla., modern Dothan is a natural marketing center involved in the cultivation of peanuts. Billed the “Peanut Capital of the World,” the city features dozens of amusing, creative peanut sculptures. There's also a gold sculpture of a peanut on the grounds of the Dothan Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Noteworthy historic attractions in town include the Dothan Opera House, built as a city auditorium in 1915. A series of 17 murals painted on buildings in the city's historic downtown spotlights people, places and events prominent in Dothan's history.
Part of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Highland Oaks Golf Course, 800 Royal Pkwy., offers a choice of four nine-hole courses.
Visitor Info
Dothan Area Convention & Visitors Bureau 3311 Ross Clark Cir. DOTHAN, AL 36304. Phone:(334)794-6622 or (888)449-0212
Shopping
Wiregrass Commons Mall, with Belk, Dillard's, and JCPenney, is a major mall in the Ross Clark Circle area off US 231.
Things to See
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Courtyard by Marriott Dothan
3040 Ross Clark Cir. Dothan, AL 36301
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Best Western Dothan Inn & Suites
3285 Montgomery Hwy. Dothan, AL 36303
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171 Hospitality Ln. Dothan, AL 36303
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Sleep Inn & Suites
4654 Montgomery Hwy. Dothan, AL 36303
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