Heflin is a city in and the county seat of Cleburne County, Alabama. The town was incorporated in 1886. It is situated at an elevation of 977 feet, and it has a total land area of 11.8 square miles.
Professional occupations, production of goods, sales and services and tourism are the major economic activities here. Local attractions include Talladega Superspeedway, Fruithurst Winery, Cheaha State Park, Loyd Owens Canoe Trail, Chief Ladiga Trail, Coleman Lake Recreation Area, Warden Station Hunter/Horse Camp and many more. Public schooling comprises one elementary, one middle and one high school, along with Cleburne County Career Tech School. The closest hospital is Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center, located 11 miles away in Anniston. A number of banks have branches here. The cost of living here is 14.70% lower than the country average, making living here cheaper.
The town gets 57 inches of rain annually. The number of days in a year with measurable precipitation is 101. Snowfall is about 2 inches annually.
Each year as a tradition to myself and this green movement website, I write on the events of Earth Day (April 22nd) this year is no exception. I will focus more on some new ideas and representations of our planet Earth. The symbols of Earth Day have been similar throughout the years, including an image or drawing of the Earth..