Greensboro, Alabama






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A Taste of Greensboro, Alabama

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT GREENSBORO?

  1. Greensboro is a city in Hale County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 2,731. The city is the county seat of Hale County. It is part of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area.

  2. Greensboro was incorporated as a town in December 1823 as Greensborough. It was named in honor of American Revolutionary War general Nathanael Greene. The name was soon simplified to Greensboro. The community was known as Troy prior to incorporation.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $22,930, and the median income for a family was $28,990. Males had a median income of $36,071 versus $23,224 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,271. About 27.2% of families and 35.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 47.1% of those under age 18 and 26.2% of those age 65 or over.

Radio Stations:
WMFT 88.9 FM Tuscaloosa, AL Religious
WAQU 91.1 FM Selma, AL Religious
WTUG 92.9 FM Northport, AL Urban Contemporary
WZBQ 94.1 FM Carrollton, AL Top-40
WDGM 99.1 FM Greensboro, AL Sports
WWPG 104.3 FM Eutaw, AL Urban Contemporary
WBFZ 105.3 FM Selma, AL Hip Hop
WZNJ 106.5 FM Demopolis, AL Urban Contemporary
WVFG 107.5 FM Uniontown, AL Rhythmic Oldies
WYLS 670 AM York, AL Gospel Music
WJRD 1150 AM Tuscaloosa, AL Oldies
WJUS 1310 AM Marion, AL Rhythmic Oldies

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Demographics of Greensboro, Alabama

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

38.30%

60.89%

0.04%

00.00%

0.88%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Greensboro, Alabama

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Businesses in Greensboro, Alabama


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. King's Anointed Touch -  Category: Hair Salons -  80 Finch Drive Greensboro, AL 36744 (334) 624-9311

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Dennis Adams -  Category: Legal & Financial Services -  1209 Main St. Greensboro, AL 36744-1502 (334) 624-3660

  2. Nicholas Cobbs Jr -  Category: Legal & Financial Services -  1110 Main St. Greensboro, AL 36744-1516 (334) 624-4202

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Crispy Chick -  Category: Chicken -   1310 State St. Greensboro, AL 36744 (334) 624-9000

  2. Dorothy's Country Kitchen -  Category: Southern/Soul -   92 Ashford Ln Greensboro, AL 36744 (334) 624-0129

  3. Flava Restaurant -  Category: Southern/Soul, Fast Food, Breakfast/Brunch -   905 Tuscaloosa Street Greensboro, AL 36744 (334) 624-4547

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Little Sonny (born Aaron Willis, October 6, 1932, Greensboro, Alabama) is an American electric blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter. His early mentor and inspiration was Sonny Boy Williamson II. Nevertheless, Little Sonny stated that his nickname originated with his mother. "[She] called me 'Sonny boy' from the time I can remember." He has released eight albums, including a trio on a subsidiary of Stax Records. His 1973 release, Hard Goin' Up, reached the Top 50 in the US Billboard R&B chart.

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CHURCHES



  1. St Matthew AME Church -  1006 Morse Street, Greensboro, AL 36744 (334) 624-0048   - (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. House of Blues -  Category: Nightclub -   520 Martin Luther King Dr, Greensboro, AL 36744-2209 (334) 624-9992   - (visit website)

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Harvest Festival
    (September)   (334) 624-8618 for more information

    Come celebrate the arrival of fall on this fun-filled day. Activities include children's crafts, pumpkin carving/painting, and others.


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SCHOOLS

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