Car Detailing in Moody AL
Moody, AL, is an unincorporated area located in the Apalachee region of Alabama, USA. Moody is located east of Hamilton Springs and east of Mount Patric on AL-13 (Hamilton Springs Road).
Moody originally began as a railroad station on the Southern Railroad. The town was named for Frank P. Moody, an early settler.
The area is known for its beginning as a mining town. Both coal and iron ore were mined in the late 19th century by the Mooresville Coal and Iron Company (named after Moore’s Station, which was later renamed, Hamilton Springs.) The mines began to decline in 1897, although iron recovery continued until 1978 with the closure of the United States Pipe and Foundry Company.
The area is also known for its “Olde Towne” district, which runs along Main Street and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). The Old Town is a linear historic district that spans from city hall to the city park. It includes many historic structures such as those at the courthouse square (which is also listed on the NRHP) and in the private residences along Main Street, many of which are Victorian period homes. There are several historic churches within Moody as well. The Moody City Hall has recently been renovated to better serve its citizens.
Local Attractions Near Moody, AL:
Natural Bridge, Courtland – 18 miles
Muscle Shoals, AL – 30 miles
Gulf Shores, AL – 40 miles
Huntsville, AL – 70 miles
Mobile, AL – 80 miles
Birmingham, AL – 100 miles
Nowadays, Moody, Alabama, is known for its small-town feel, historic district, and proximity to other attractions. Moody is a great place for families or tourists who are looking for an experience that doesn’t include large crowds.
It is also the unofficial capital of the Big Woods Region due to its location at the crossroads of Hamilton Springs Road/ AL-13 and Old Railroad Bed Road/ CR-18.