Headland is a city in Henry County, Alabama. It is part of the Dothan Metro Area. It is situated at an elevation of 401 feet, and it has a total land area of 16.0 square miles. The town was incorporated in 1884. It was, and still is, a peanut and cotton town. Past mottos include Headland is the Gem of the Wiregrass and Headland is a Good Place to Live.
The industries that are major employers in the county are construction, manufacturing, wholesale & Retail, transportation & warehousing, utilities & information: and finance & insurance. Public schooling comprises one elementary, one middle and one high school. The local airport is the Headland Municipal Airport. The closest hospital is Flowers Hospital, located 13 miles away in Dothan. A number of banks have branches here. The cost of living here is 13.20% lower than the country average, making living here cheaper.
The town gets 54 inches of rain annually. The number of days in a year with measurable precipitation is 101.