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Fort Deposit
Lowndes County, Alabama


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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Fort Deposit is approximately 1,240 (1990), 1344 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 474 (1990), 512 (2010).
The amount of land area in Fort Deposit is 10.687 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fort Deposit to Washington DC is 733 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 30 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fort Deposit is positioned 31.98 degrees north of the equator and 86.57 degrees west of the prime meridian.


about 30 minutes south of Montgomery and 10 minutes north of Greenville in south-central Alabama. Here is a map page for Fort Deposit.
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moderate. Here is a page for the current weather and forecast for the area.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Fort Deposit.

General Claiborne, under orders from Andrew Jackson, set up an ammunition supply fort in 1813 for the purpose of defeating the Creek Indians which occurred at the Battle of Holy Ground. This historic site is currently unmarked but is located directly behind Edgewood Manor Apartments across from the Fort Deposit water tower and Myrtle Wood cemetery.
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Learn more about Fort Deposit.

Fort Deposit boasts one of the largest and most renowned arts and crafts fairs in the Southeast. Calico Fort Arts and Crafts Fair is held each April. Everyone is welcome!
Calico Fort Arts & Crafts Fair
P.O. Box 17
Fort Deposit, AL 36032
Phone: 334-227-8589
Sponsored by the Fort deposit Arts council.

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Fort Deposit City Government

City Hall
260 Old Fort Rd
Fort Deposit, Alabama 36032
Phone: 334-227-4841

Fort Deposit Schools

Fort Deposit Elementary School
Gilmore Hill Rd
Fort Deposit, AL 36032
Phone: (334) 227-8704

Lowndes County Middle School
Mobile Hwy 155
Fort Deposit, AL 36032
Phone: (334) 227-4206
Fax: (334) 227-4834

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