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Cottonwood, Alabama: Peanut of Welcome

Starting near the state border, travelers should expect to be assaulted with symbols of peanut pride.

Alabama Welcome Center

1502 S Oates St., Cottonwood, AL
US Hwy 231, less than a mile north of the FL-AL border.
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Big peanut.

Peanut of Welcome

This one is easy to miss, especially since there is a large helicopter and a large stone monument welcoming you to Alabama that are much larger on the property. This peanut is only 3-4 ft. tall and sitting on the ground in the car parking lot. Easy off from the highway and definitely worth the stop, but I'm basing that on the full experience (peanut, monument, helicopter, and, of course, bathrooms).

[Dave, 09/03/2020]

Five-foot-tall peanut stands on end outside a building.

Peanut of Welcome

Giant peanut in front of the Alabama rest area. First rest area over the Florida/Alabama line on US 231 heading north towards Dothan.

[EggDropErin, 03/17/2015]

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