Geneva County, Alabama

Leisure

Constitution Oak, the oldest and largest Live Oak in Alabama.

Located in southeastern Alabama, Geneva County is home to the Constitution Oak, believed to be the largest and one of the oldest Live Oak trees in the state.

The county's waterways offer excellent fishing and water sports opportunities.

  • Area: 578 square miles
  • Major Waterways: Choctawhatchee River, Pea River

The Choctawhatchee River offers many fishing opportunities, including channel catfish, spotted bass, sunfish, redhorse suckers, and carp suckers. The river is also ideal for canoeing and boating and offers scenic cypress swamps and trees draped in Spanish moss.

Fowler Park, located at the junction of the Pea and Choctawhatchee rivers in Geneva, offers scenic views of Choctawhatchee River Constitution Oak, believed to be the largest and oldest Live Oak in the state. When the water levels are low, it is possible to view the wreck of a Civil War-era steamboat. In April, the town of Geneva hosts Festival on the Rivers, which features canoe racing, food, live music, and arts and crafts. In addition, the town of Slocomb hosts the annual Tomato Festival.