Fort Deposit is a town in Lowndes County, Alabama. It is part of the Montgomery Metro Area. It has a total area of 5.6 square miles, all of which is land. The name is for a fort that was built under the order of Gen. Andrew Jackson, for use during the Creek Indian War.
Manufacturing, administration, retail trade and gas extraction are the major commercial activities here. Fort Deposit-Lowndes County Airport is the local airport. Public schools comprise one elementary and one middle school. The closest hospital is LV Stabler Memorial Hospital, about 14 miles away in Greenville. The cost of living here is 20.00% than the country average, making living here significantly cheaper.
The town gets 58 inches of rain annually. The number of days in a year with measurable precipitation is 114.