Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 33.1263, -88.1544.
Aliceville is a city in Pickens County Alabama located thirty-six miles west of Tuscaloosa. At the 2010 census its population was 2 486 down from 2 567 in 2000. Founded in the first decade of the 20th century and incorporated in 1907 the town has become notable for its World War II-era prisoner-of-war camp Camp Aliceville. Since 1930 it has been the largest town in Pickens County. On February 2 2016 the town was hit by an EF2 tornado causing heavy damage in the area.HistoryIn 1902 the settlement that would become Aliceville was founded with the opening of a single store. The town was named in honor of the wife of John T. Cochrane founder of the Alabama Tennessee and Northern Railroad and moving force behind the construction of the short line from Carrollton Alabama to Aliceville. Within two years of the completion of the short line Aliceville had grown to what the Montgomery Advertiser called in 1905 " a town of considerable pretensions. There are about a dozen stores a bank public buildings and numerous enterprises." In 1907 an election was scheduled to allow the citizens of Aliceville to decide whether their town should be incorporated. Incorporation was approved by the town' s voters and on March 19 1907 a municipal election was held to choose town officers including a mayor and five aldermen: T.H. Sommerville J.M. Summerville A. Hood J.D. Sanders W.E. Stringfellow and J.B. Cunningham respectively.