Montgomery County was established by dividing Monroe County on December 6, 1816, by the Mississippi Territorial Legislature. It is named for Lemuel P. Montgomery, a young U.S. Army officer killed at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, the final battle of the Creek Indian war, which was waged concurrently with the War of 1812. The city of Montgomery, which is the county seat, is named for Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general. Montgomery County is the home of The U.S.A.F. Air War College, and has several top notch universities within its boundaries including Huntingdon College, Faulkner University, Auburn University at Montgomery, and Alabama State University. As the Cradle of the Confederacy, there are many historical landmarks included in Montgomery county as well. These include The historic Selma to Montgomery civil right trail, and the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church.

Montgomery County Happenings


    Join the crew of the Hariott II Riverboat for the Saturday Night Party Cruise. The Cruise takes place on June 24, 2017. The boat boards at 10:30 p.m. and cruises until 12:00 a.m. Ticket Prices are $20.00 per person There will be a cash bar, concessions and live entertainment.


  Join the Montgomery Biscuits (AA Affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays) for a weekend of fun at Riverwalk Stadium. Festivities last all weekend long, starting on June 27 with Thirsty Thursday, a Jimmy Buffett themed Pub Crawl and a concert after the game by Bama Breeze. Friday and Saturday nights feature fireworks by sponsored by Max, Friday night is Public Safty Night, Saturday features a block party with special guest Kurtis Blow and Sunday is Super Hero night, where kids under 12 are admitted free if they have on a youth sports or association shirt.