McMullen is located in Pickens County in the west-central part of the state. It has a mayor/council form of government. It is the smallest town in Alabama, with an area of just 0.1 square miles.


McMullen was established as an agricultural settlement outside the nearby city of Aliceville and its rail lines and cotton mill.


According to 2020 Census estimates, McMullen recorded a population of 17. Of that number, 100 percent of respondents identified themselves as African American. The town's median household income was $9,018, and the per capita income was $11,053.


According to 2020 Census estimates, the workforce in McMullen is almost entirely comprised of people above retirement age.


There are no schools in McMullen. Students attend Pickens County Schools. The Carrollton Campus of Bevill State Community College is located 12 miles north of the town.


State Route 14 runs northwest-southeast through the northeast corner of the town.

Further Reading

  • Clanahan, James F. The History of Pickens County, Alabama, 1540-1920. Carrollton, Ala.: Clanahan Publication, 1964.
  • The Heritage of Pickens County, Alabama. Clanton, Ala.: Heritage Publishing Consultants, 1999.

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