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McIntosh is a small town in Washington County, Alabama with a population of approximately 200 people. The town was founded in the early 1800s and was named after Creek Indian Chief William McIntosh.
It is located in the southwestern part of the state and is just a short distance from the Alabama-Mississippi state line.
The town’s historic district features several well-preserved examples of 19th-century architecture and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
McIntosh is also home to a number of parks and recreational areas, including John R. Turner Memorial Park, Mill Creek Park, and Sizemore Landing Park.
The economy of McIntosh is primarily based on agriculture and forestry, with many residents working in these industries.
The town is also home to a number of small businesses, including grocery stores, gas stations, and restaurants.