Sumter County Alabama Chamber of Commerce

The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce’s Mission is “to preserve the competitive enterprise system of business, and to promote business and community growth and development in Sumter County, Alabama so that its citizens and all areas of its business community shall prosper.”

Center for the Study of the Black Belt

“The Center encourages scholars and citizens to address the regions challenges by promoting its abundant and unique natural, historical, and cultural resources.”

The City of Livingston, Alabama

Livingston is located in West Central Alabama between Tuscaloosa, Alabama and Meridian, Mississippi. Interstate Highway 20-59, U.S. Highway 11, and Alabama Highway 28 feed travelers to and through Livingston.  Livingston is a growing city–a city with a future.

The Town of Epes, Alabama

Epes is 48 miles SW of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and 202 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee in Sumter County.  Come visit the beauty, warmth, and the best hunting and fishing this small town has to offer

The University of West Alabama

Excellence in teaching and advising is paramount to the faculty, but the members are also committed to providing leadership and fostering positive growth throughout West Alabama through research and public service, with primary emphasis on that which meets the educational, social, cultural, and economic needs of the region.

Alabama Black Belt Adventures

A non-profit organization “dedicated to marketing the world-class hunting and fishing destinations throughout Alabama’s Black Belt region.”

Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area

“The 19 counties of the black belt region sustain an abundance of natural resources, historical roots, cultural diversity, and recreational activities valued by residents and sought by tourists.”

Alabama Tourism Department

The Alabama Tourism Department offers free information on outdoor recreation and other vacation information at our Welcome Centers, via our website and though the use of printed brochures, vacation guides and calendar of events.

Alabama’s Front Porches

The Alabama Front Porches website highlights all of the incredible activities that are available in the Alabama – Tombigbee region of rural southwest Alabama. This site covers an 11 county region including Sumter County.

 Rural Southwest Alabama

Rural Southwest Alabama website is for twelve counties located in southwest Alabama which include the southwestern corner of Alabama’s Black Belt region. The area is famous for great Southern food, hospitality, a rich and diverse heritage, historic homes and churches, beautiful landscapes, and endless outdoor recreation opportunities.