Loxley

Loxley is a town in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Daphne-Fairhope-Foley micropolitan area. Loxley is becoming a popular location for the expansion of the suburbs from Daphne and Spanish Fort, Alabama, because it is served by an Interstate 10 exit and is almost directly between the cities of Mobile, Alabama, and Pensacola, Florida.

The train depot opened on May 5, 1906, on the Fort Morgan Line. Before that there were only wagon roads to Bay Minette. Also in 1906, the Loxley post office was opened in by Octavia Sauer. She served as the postmistress and depot agent. By 1920, the businesses in Loxley consisted of an egg store, grocery store, two general merchandise stores, train depot, drug store, telegraph office, land office, repair garage, post office, bank, hotel, butcher shop, orange packing shed, cement block plant, a blacksmith, a feed and lumber store. A grammar school was built in 1925.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,803, and the median income for a family was $36,042. Males had a median income of $36,563 versus $27,566 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,796. About 16.7% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.6% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.

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