Quality of Life

Located in some of the most desirable land in South-Central Alabama, Crenshaw County has an abundance to offer anyone looking for the perfect place to live, work and raise a family. Crenshaw County is blessed with rich farm land, timber, lakes, and a mild year-round climate.

There are parks complete with tennis courts and jogging tracks, and most towns have a community center. Luverne Country Club offers its membership a nine-hole golf course, swimming pool and club house.

Educational opportunities abound, including Primary/Secondary and Post-Secondary options. There are also excellent healthcare options.

Crenshaw County epitomizes small town Southern America. The county is home to 13,906 people, and Luverne is the largest city with a modest population of 2,800. It’s a family-oriented area, with a wonderful sense of community. Companies moving into the area can be assured they will find a capable, experienced workforce to meet company needs today and tomorrow, while individuals know they will find a place they and their families can belong. Find out more about what Crenshaw County has to offer.


Community Reports

Information about the cities and towns in Crenshaw County is available on the EDPA website. Follow the links below to access these reports.


Primary/Secondary Schools

Luverne Schools

194 1st Ave
Luverne, Alabama 36049

Highland Home Schools

18434 Montgomery Highway
Highland Home, Alabama 36041

Brantley Schools

8879 N. Main Street
Brantley, Alabama 36009

Crenshaw Christian Academy

608 Country Club Drive
Luverne, Alabama 36049

Post-Secondary Schools

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College

886 Glenwood Hwy
Luverne, Alabama 36049


Crenshaw County, Alabama is within short driving distance to Montgomery, Alabama where individuals might experience the Shakespeare Festival, the Biscuits baseball games and a variety of shopping venues. It is also home to the Montgomery Visitors & Convention Center and the Montgomery Performing Arts Center

The Robert Trent Golf Course can be found in Greenville, Alabama, adjacent to Crenshaw County.

Brantley Sportsplex

Several fields for softball or baseball

World’s Largest Peanut Boil

Over 25 tons of peanuts are sold each Labor Day weekend at the Shriner’s World’s Largest Peanut Boil in Luverne, Alabama. People have been coming for 42 years to purchase the boiled peanuts and support the Shriner’s projects.

Peanut Boil Festival

Held annually in conjunction with the Boil, featuring arts and crafts, a 5K run, a car show and beauty pageant. Read more about the Peanut Boil Festival on the Crenshaw County Chamber of Commerce’s website, www.peanutboilfestival.com.

Citizen of the Year Banquet

Annual banquet honoring an outstanding County citizen, sponsored by the Crenshaw County Chamber of Commerce.

Festival at the Well

Glenwood, Alabama – annual event, crafts, street dance

Crenshaw County PCA Rodeo

Held in June, sponsored by Crenshaw County Volunteer Fire Departments

Fourth of July Celebration

Luverne, Alabama and Petrey, Alabama

Crenshaw County Lake

Fishing, picnicking, family events.

Dei Center

a beautiful multi-purpose facility at the Luverne United Methodist Church for hosting meetings, concerts, banquets, stage presentations, indoor sports. This center is also a Red Cross Certified Emergency Shelter for Crenshaw County.

Person-to-Person Sports Complex

Luverne, Alabama

Turner Park, Luverne, Alabama

Softball, baseball, tennis, picnicking, walking/jogging trail




Crenshaw Community Hospital

Located in Luverne, providing a full-service, 65-bed facility with 24-hour emergency care and many contributing surgeons and physicians, “where caring counts”.

Luverne Health and Rehabilitation LLC

A premier nursing and rehab facility located in Luverne. Patients come from Crenshaw County and from many neighboring counties to experience a qualified, excellent staff. State approved Alzheimers Unit.

Lake Haven Assisted Living Facility

A State approved, licensed, independent environment long-term residential facility. Sixteen private rooms, located on the golf course and adjacent to a lake, Lake Haven is secure and inviting.

Nearby Hospitals

L V Stabler Memorial Hospital – Greenville, AL
Troy Regional Medical Center – Troy, AL
Elba General Hospital – Elba, AL
Andalusia Regional Hospital – Andalusia, AL