Steele, located off Interstate 59, has a population of 1,046. The spirit of friendliness and cooperation among its inhabitants has led to the saying, "If you once live in Steele, you will always want to live there."

Historical Sites
  • Curtis G. Beason Home, built in 1840
  • Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church
  • Steele Hotel, built in 1870
  • Union and Deerman's Chapel United Methodist Churches
Things to Do
  • Carrara Cultured Marble, Inc. offers custom-made marble tubs, showers, and vanities.
  • Horse Pens 40, located on Chandler Mountain near Steele, was once a hiding place for Confederate troops. A highlight of the area is the Rock Zoo, a collection of unusual rock formations resembling animals. For more information, visit the Horse Pens 40 Website.
  • The Alabama International Dragway is a new attraction.
Places to Stay
American Inn and Suites in Ashville: 205-594-7080

Where to Eat
For information on town restaurants, call Town Hall at 205-538-8145.