Carolina is located in Covington County in the south-central part of the state. It has a mayor/council form of government.


Carolina was first settled by a family of Mormons who relocated from South Carolina in the late nineteenth century. 


According to 2020 Census estimates, Carolina recorded a population of 252. Of that number, 89.3 percent of respondents identified themselves as white, 6.3 percent as Asian, and 3.2 percent as two or more races. The town's median household income was $46,250, and the per capita income was $30,520.


According to 2020 Census estimates, the workforce in Carolina was divided among the following industrial categories:

  • Manufacturing (26.3 percent)
  • Educational services and health care and social assistance (13.6 percent)
  • Information (11.0 percent)
  • Retail trade (10.2 percent)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and extraction (9.3 percent)
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities (8.5 percent)
  • Other services, except public administration (7.6 percent)
  • Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services (5.1 percent)
  • Wholesale trade (4.2 percent)
  • Public administration (2.5 percent)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services (1.7 percent)


There are no schools in Carolina. Students attend Covington County schools.


 U.S. Highway 29 runs north-south through the town, and County Road 31 runs northwest-southeast.

Events and Places of Interest

Nearby Conecuh National Forest features a 20-mile hiking trail, as well as camping, fishing, and swimming.

Further Reading

  • The Heritage of Covington County, Alabama. Clanton, Ala.: Heritage Publishing Consultants, 2003.

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