Ariton is a town in Dale County, Alabama. Its population during the 2005 census was 755. It is part of the Enterprise–Ozark Micropolitan Statistical Area. The town has a total area of 5.1 square miles, all of which is land.
Ariton's cost of living is 18.00% lower than the country average, making living significantly cheaper here. Contributors to the local economy include production and transport of materials, professional occupations, sales and services. Some contribution to the local economy is by fishing and farming activities.
The town gets about 55 inches of rain annually, with about 105 days having measurable precipitation.