Toxey is located in Choctaw County in the southwestern part of the state. It has a mayor/council form of government.


Toxey incorporated in 1949.


According to 2020 Census estimates, Toxey recorded a population of 126. Of that number, 73.0 percent of respondents identified themselves as white and 27.0 percent as African American. The town’s per capita income was $20,283.


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

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and extraction (26.1 percent)
  • Retail trade (21.7 percent)
  • Educational services and health care and social assistance (19.6 percent)
  • Other services, except public administration (10.9 percent)
  • Construction (6.5 percent)
  • Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services (6.5 percent)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services (4.3 percent)
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities (4.3 percent)


There are no public schools in Toxey. Students attend Choctaw County schools. Coastal Alabama Community College maintains a campus in nearby Gilbertown.


State Route 17 runs north-south through the town, and County Road 9 runs east-west.

Events and Places of Interest

J. M. Skinner Memorial Park has picnic facilities, athletic fields and a pavilion and features the historic Denton and Mattie Mosley log cabin, named for local residents.

Further Reading

  • The Heritage of Choctaw County, Alabama. Clanton, Ala.: Heritage Publishing Consultants, 2001.

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