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Upcoming Events:
  • Subject: Hillcrest Elem. 5th Grade Science Club
    Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: Hillcrest Elementary School
    Calendar: ACES 4-H & Youth Development
    04/07 - Hillcrest Elem. 5th Grade Science Club
  • Subject: Wiregrass Master Gardener Lunch and Learn
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: Houston-Love Memorial Library 445 North Oates Street Dothan, AL
    Calendar: ACES Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
    04/07 - Wiregrass Master Gardener Lunch and Learn
  • Subject: Hillcrest Elem. 5th Grade Science Club
    Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: Hillcrest Elementary School
    Calendar: ACES 4-H & Youth Development
    04/08 - Hillcrest Elem. 5th Grade Science Club
  • Subject: Pinedale Elem. 5th Grade Science Club
    Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: Pinedale Elementary School
    Calendar: ACES 4-H & Youth Development
    04/09 - Pinedale Elem. 5th Grade Science Club
  • Subject: Backyard Tomato Workshop
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: Covington County Extension Office
    Calendar: ACES Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
    04/09 - Backyard Tomato Workshop
  • Subject: DAIRY Goat U
    Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: TBA
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    04/11 - DAIRY Goat U
  • Subject: South Alabama Youth Livestock Judging Clinic
    Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: The Band Of Poarch Creek Indians Livestock Facility
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    04/11 - South Alabama Youth Livestock Judging Clinic
  • Subject: High Tunnel Training
    Time: 5:00 PM -
    Location: 23952 Al Hwy 55, suite 4 Andalusia, Al
    Calendar: ACES Commercial Horticulture
    04/12 - High Tunnel Training
  • Subject: Home Grown: Vegetable Workshop
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: 2765 East State Hwy. 52 Hartford, AL 36344
    Calendar: ACES Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
    04/16 - Home Grown: Vegetable Workshop
  • Subject: Canning Workshop
    Time: 1:00 PM -
    Location: Farm Center Complex; 1055 East McKinnon; New Brockton, AL 36351
    Calendar: ACES Food Safety, Preparation & Preservation
    04/21 - Canning Workshop


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Coffee County Extension Office


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Office Hours: 8:00-4:30


5 County Complex
1055 East McKinnon St
New Brockton, AL 36351
Phone: (334) 894-5596
Fax: (334) 894-5245

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Coffee County

About Coffee County

Photo of Coffee County Courthouse by Jimmy Emerson, jimmywane on Flickr.com, Creative Commons License - Some Rights Reserved (Attribution, Non-Commercial, No Derivative Works) Coffee County is largely an agricultural county. It ranks in the top five in total agricultural production in the state. Coffee County is the largest ag producing county in south Alabama. Much of the county's history is built around agriculture. It is home to the only city in the world with a monument honoring an insect. The boll weevil monument is located in the center of downtown Enterprise.

Coffee County was formed out of the western portion of Dale County in 1841. It was named for General John Coffee, an Alabama commander in the Creek Indian Wars. The first county seat was established in Enterprise in 1845 and moved to Elba in 1951. An additional courthouse was built in Enterprise in 1907.

Boll Weevil Monument, Enterprise, AL, Photo by Jimmy Emerson, jimmywane on Flickr.com, Creative Commons License - Some Rights Reserved (Attribution, Non-Commercial, No Derivative Works) Coffee County's major agricultural crops are peanuts, cotton, poultry and cattle. Its major industries are agricultural support industries, Doppler Radar and Klienerts textiles. Ft. Rucker Army Aviation Museum and hunting and fishing draw many tourists to Coffee County.

There are 29 educational outlets in Coffee County including 10 elementary schools, seven middle schools, five high schools, one two-year college and six private and Christian schools. Most of the adult population has completed at least one year of college.

The Coffee County Extension Office has six full-time and four part-time employees and many volunteers who help carry out Extension programs. Some of the more popular Extension programs in the county include agriculture, home economics, 4-H, NEP, and community development. More than 900 youth are involved in 4-H.

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