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Housing in Marengo County, Alabama

Marengo County residents and those relocating to the area can take advantage of the affordable quality housing by selecting from the many historic or newly built homes available throughout the county.

Median Housing Costs in Marengo Count

Median Mortgage: $1031
Median Rent: $530

Source: United States Census Bureau


The two largest cities in Marengo County are Demopolis and Linden.


Situated on White Bluff at the edge of the Tombigbee and Black Warrior Rivers, Demopolis is called “The Jewel of the Black Belt.” The 7,000 city residents enjoy exceptional school systems, low taxes, many social and cultural activities and easy access to rivers and parks for sporting events.

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Linden, being at the center of Marengo County, became the county seat and is the second largest city in the county. The heart of the Linden Downtown Business District is the historic courthouse. With a low cost of living, top ranked schools and a business incubator encouraging commercial growth, Linden is a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family.

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Marengo County Towns

Towns located within Marengo County are Dayton, Faunsdale, Myrtlewood, Providence, Sweetwater and Thomaston. Industries such as timber, raising cattle and crop farming thrive in the rural areas of Marengo County. Properties in these areas are known for holding their value as well as for their beautiful woods, sparkling lakes and green fields.