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Louina
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Alabama
County Randolph
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 334
GNIS feature ID 156631

Louina, sometimes Ole Louina, is a ghost town located 14 miles west of Roanoke and about one mile east of Wadley in Randolph County, Alabama, United States.

History

Ole Louina was a community during early settlement of Randolph County which was settled after the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814 when the Creek Indians were defeated by General Andrew Jackson.

The town was founded in 1834 and lasted until about 1905, and at one time was largest town in Randolph County with two churches, several stores, and a gristmill.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 148
U.S. Decennial Census

Louina appeared on the 1880 U.S. Census with a population of 148 residents. It was the only time it appeared on census rolls.

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