Florence is the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the northwestern corner of the state. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 39,319.
Florence is renowned for its annual tourism events, including W.C. Handy Music Festival in the summer, and the Renaissance Faire in the fall. Landmarks in Florence include the Rosenbaum House, the only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home located in Alabama.
The median income for a household in the city was $28,330, and the median income for a family was $40,577.
WMSR 94.9 FM Collinwood, TN Top-40
WYTK 93.9 FM Rogersville, AL Sports
W237AQ (WUHT) 95.3 FM Killen, AL Urban Contemporary
W266AU (WMXV) 101.1 FM Florence, AL Urban Contemporary
WMXV 101.5 FM Saint Joseph, TN Urban Contemporary
WKAC 1080 AM Athens, AL Oldies
WEUV 1190 AM Moulton, AL Gospel Music
WBCF 1240 AM Florence, AL News/Talk
WZZA 1410 AM Tuscumbia, AL Rhythmic Oldies
WLAY 1450 AM Muscle Shoals, AL Variety
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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
C & D Hair Care - Category: Black Hair Salons - 326 E. Tennessee St.
Florence, AL 35630 (256) 760-007
BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.
Shoals News Leader - Category: African American Newspaper - 412 South Court Street, Post Office Box 1404, Florence, AL, 35630 (205) 766-5542
AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE
W. C. Handy Home, Museum & Library - Category: Museum - 620 West College Street Florence, AL 35630 (256) 760-6434 - (visit website)
DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD
Big Daddy's Bar-B-Que - Category: Bar-B-Que - 305 Coffee Rd.
Florence, AL 35630 (256) 760-9935
Big Ed's - Category: Cajun/Creole - 1411 Huntsville Rd.
Florence, AL 35630 (256) 740-5455
C Mor's Bar-B-Q - Category: Bar-B-Q - 3721 Florence Blvd.
Florence, AL 35634 (256) 757-6548
Cooley's Corner Cafe - Category: Southern/Soul - 8250 County Road 189
Florence, AL 35633 (256) 760-1762
Sheila's Family Diner - Category: American, Southern/Soul - 115 County Rd. 30 Florence, AL 35634 (256) 767-7776
A weeklong tribute to the "Father of the Blues", W.C. Handy. Great Jazz and Blues music can be heard throughout the Florence, AL & the Shoals at restaurants, theatres, malls, parks and other locations.
Musicians from around the country descend upon the Shoals. Area restaurants offer live music most nights, and artists often perform in Wilson Park or along streets downtown. Though the focus was originally on blues and jazz, the musical selection now includes rock, country, gospel and others. The festival, the largest in the Shoals area, also includes educational events, art shows, athletic competitions, great food, and more.
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