Louina, sometimes Ole Louina, is a ghost town located 14 miles west of Roanoke and about one mile east of Wadley in Randolph County, Alabama, United States.

Louina
2011-02-09 Louina, AL Historical Marker.jpg
Louina is located in Alabama
Louina
Louina
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 33°07′28″N 85°33′08″W / 33.12444°N 85.55222°W / 33.12444; -85.55222Coordinates: 33°07′28″N 85°33′08″W / 33.12444°N 85.55222°W / 33.12444; -85.55222
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyRandolph
Elevation
682 ft (208 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)334
GNIS feature ID156631[1]

HistoryEdit

Ole Louina was a community during early settlement of Randolph County which was settled after the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814 when the Creek Indians were defeated by General Andrew Jackson.

The town was founded in 1834 and lasted until about 1905, and at one time was largest town in Randolph County with two churches, several stores, and a gristmill.

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1880148
U.S. Decennial Census[2]

Louina appeared on the 1880 U.S. Census with a population of 148 residents. It was the only time it appeared on census rolls.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Louina". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.