City of Sumiton is located on the eastern edge of Walker County
and the city limits extend into Jefferson County. Some of the
friendliest people on the planet live here.
Within the last several years Sumiton has grown
extensively with the addition of several national chain stores
and lots of new restaurants, and many other local businesses
which combined make Sumiton a bustling area of commerce.
Sumiton is also the home of Bevill State Community College which
has grown exponentially over the last several years. Sumiton
School which is K-8 is one of the largest schools in Walker
The Library which is located at city hall has a large selection
of books for the entire family. Also available for Library visitors
is a computer with Internet access which is ideal for research,
job hunting, and educational pursuits.
There are upscale subdivisions and charming
older homes in the area depending on your tastes. Sumiton recently
completed construction of a multi-function Senior Citizen Center
which server the people of Suniton and surrounding communities.
The Senior Center is a hub of activity for Seniors and a place
where they can meet, play games, eat hot meals and enjoy companionship.
The Senior Center is also a safe shelter for the community during
violent weather situations. Click
here for photos of the Senior Center.
All of this together makes Sumiton is a great
place to raise your family.
the first Saturday in October (October 6th 2007), the city is
the home of "The Frog Festival". Last year's inaugural
FrogFest drew over five thousand people to downtown Sumiton.
Music, Arts & Crafts, great food, and street performers
all contributed to a carnival atmosphere that people still talk
festival will be even bigger and better than last year.
Sumiton Mayor Petey Ellis, the city council welcome you to come
for a visit and see for yourself why they call Sumiton, Alabama
"The Friendly City."