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Area Information

The City of Hamilton, population 6,862, is located in Marion County in Northwest Alabama at the intersections of U.S. Highways 78/I-22, 43, and 278. Listed below is information to assist you in planning your trip to the Jerry Brown Arts Festival. It is not all-inclusive. Specific driving directions are listed in detail on the festival location page of this website.

Tourism Information:
  • Please visit the Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce's tourism web site for more information:
    VisitHamiltonAL.com
Northwest Alabama Arts Council:
  • The Northwest Alabama Arts Council serves as the sponsoring host for the Jerry Brown Arts Festival held annually the first weekend of March.
  • The arts council office is located at 190 Military Street South, Hamilton.
  • Telephone: (205) 921-9483 or (205) 921-3632.
  • Email:Festivalinfo@jbaf.org
  • Websites:www.jbaf.org or www.northwestalabamaarts.org
Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce:
Hamilton-Area Lodging:
Hamilton Internet Availability
Accessible wireless providers at the facility:
  • AT&T
  • SouthernLINC
  • T-Mobile
  • Verizon
  • Note: Wifi is not available at the festival facility
Medical Facility:
  • North Mississippi Medical Center, Hamilton Campus
    • 1256 Military Street South, Hamilton
    • (205) 921-6200
  • For all emergencies, please dial 911
Hamilton-Area Automated Teller Machines (ATMs):
  • First National Bank (main branch)
    • 341 Military Street South, Hamilton
    • (205) 921-7435
  • Listerhill Credit Union
    • 2201 Military Street South, Hamilton
    • (205) 921-0042
  • Peoples Trust Bank
    • 1281 Military Street South, Hamilton
    • (205) 921-9400
  • Wells Fargo Bank
    • 500 Bexar Avenue West, Hamilton
    • (205) 921-7886
Nearest Airports:
  • Marion County Airport
    • Hamilton, AL
    • (205) 921-9585
  • Tupelo Regional Airport
    • Tupelo, MS
    • (662) 841-6570
  • Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
    • Muscle Shoals, AL
    • (256) 383-2270
  • Huntsville International Airport
    • Huntsville, AL
    • (256) 772-9395
  • Birmingham International Airport
    • Birmingham, AL
    • (205) 595-0533
  • Memphis International Airport
    • Memphis, TN
    • (901) 922-8088
Automobile Renting/Leasing:
  • Muscle Shoals, AL
    • Avis – (256) 381-7626
    • Enterprise – (256) 381-5606
    • Thrifty – (256) 389-8509
  • Tupelo, MS
    • Budget – (662) 840-3710
    • Enterprise – (662) 842-2237
    • Hertz – (662) 680-9482
Mileage Chart from Hamilton:
  • Haleyville – 27
  • Russellville – 34
  • Vernon – 35
  • Double Springs – 39
  • Fayette – 40
  • Tupelo, MS – 44
  • Muscle Shoals – 52
  • Jasper – 53
  • Florence – 56
  • Moulton – 59
  • Columbus, MS – 64
  • Cullman - 76
  • Decatur – 78
  • Tuscaloosa – 85
  • Birmingham – 92
  • Huntsville – 105
  • Memphis, TN – 149
  • Nashville, TN – 177
  • Montgomery – 181
  • Atlanta, GA – 268
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