Dothan Alabama is located in the southeast corner of Alabama and just a few miles from the Florida and Georgia state lines, Dothan is one of the
The National Peanut Festival occurs annually in November.
The festival hosts competitions in different areas for all ages. A large midway, entertainment by nationally known musicians and artists, and after the festival
Dothan has about 65,000 residents some of whom are also nestled in outlying villages and towns or stationed at the Fort Rucker base.
Dothan covers about 86 square miles of Houston County and is also the county seat. Dothan offers dozens of annual festivals, events, and activities such as the Dothan National Golf Course and Adventureland Theme Park. This family-oriented mini-theme park includes two 18-hole miniature golf courses with waterfalls, a figure-eight go-cart track, bumper boats, batting cages, a Max Flight roller coaster simulator, and a large arcade.
The beautiful Dothan Area Botanical Gardens offer 50 acres of beautiful grounds including a paved nature trail and rose and herb gardens, as well as a demonstration garden. Landmark Park Agricultural Museum and Starlab Planetarium is the official agriculture museum of the State of Alabama. It includes a 1900s farmstead with farmhouse, outhouses and farm animals. Other attractions include a nature trail and a planetarium.