Welcome to Selma, Alabama

Queen City of the Black Belt

ABOUT US

The County
Seat of Dallas County

Selma is located high on the banks of the Alabama River in Dallas County of which it is the county seat. The city is best known for the Battle of Selma and for the Selma to Montgomery Marches. Selma is home to the largest contiguous historic district in the State of Alabama.

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The City of selma will accept applications for employment for administrative and law enforcement positions on an on-going basis.

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City

With our rich history, diverse neighborhoods, and legacy of arts, culture, and education, City has something for everyone.

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With our rich history, diverse neighborhoods, and legacy of arts, culture, and education, City has something for everyone.
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With our rich history, diverse neighborhoods, and legacy of arts, culture, and education, City has something for everyone.
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Meet the
Mayor

James Perkins served as mayor of Selma, Alabama for eight years (2000-2004, 2004-2008). He was elected by his peers to serve as President of the National Conference of Black Mayors, a national organization representing over 650 African American Mayors across the United States.

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Severe Weather Alert!

OFFICE CLOSURE NOTICE!

Due to the threat of severe weather, all non-essential city services will be closed on Friday, March 18, 2022.  The City will continue to monitor the situation and depending on the severity of the event may make further changes to hours of operation. 

The Selma Police & Fire Departments will be on regular duty and Public Works will be on call working diligently to address issues as they occur, along with reporting issues to the Alabama Department of Transportation and local utility companies.

Residents are encouraged to stay informed and take proper precautions.  Please stay off roadways as conditions, power lines, and/or trees may be impacted.

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