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Population
1990 census population figures:
Blount County 39,248
Population distribution by age group:
Ages55-59 1927 5%
Ages60-64 1821 5%
Ages65-74 2912
Ages 75-Over 2204

Church Denominations
Baptist, Methodist, Church of God,
Church of Christ, Nazarene,
Alliance, Catholic, Mennonite,
Presbyterian, Assembly of God,
Jehovah's Witnesses, Episcopal

Banking
Ashville Savings Bank, Oneonta
Compass Bank, Oneonta
Community Bank, 4 locations
First Alabama Bank, 2 locations
Investment banking is available in this area.

Lodging
Windwood Inn, Oneonta, 44 rooms
Sandstone Motel, Oneonta, 12 rooms
Bama Motel, Oneonta, 12 rooms

Radio Stations
Locally owned station WCRLAM
and WKLD-FM are located on the
dial at 1570 and 97.7, respectively.

Newspapers
The 1OO-year-old The Blount Countian is published weekly. Other area daily newspapers are available in the county, such as: Gadsden Times, Birmingham Post-Herald, The Birmingham News, Huntsville Times, and Sand Mountain Reporter.

Libraries
Oneonta Public Library is located at 202 Third Avenue, East in Oneonta. Blountsville Public Library is located on Main Street in Blountsville.

Recreational Activities
Each municipality usually has a recreation program overseen by its town council. Municipal swimming pools are located in Oneonta, Blountsville, and Snead. Contact local town halls for information and schedules on baseball, softball, tennis, swim teams, basketball, etc.

For other questions about similar information, please contact the town/city hall in each area for information.

Allgood       274-7138
Blountsville   429-2406
Cleveland      274-9640

Hayden           647-7191
Highland Lake 625-6407
Locust Fork 681-4581
Nectar        559-7780
Oneonta        274-2150
Rosa                625-6088
Snead        466-3200
Susan Moore  466-3288

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