Mentone Alabama Area Attractions and Things to Do
More Information at these important web sites:
- DeKalb County Department of Tourism http://www.tourdekalb.com
- Lookout Mountain, Alabama http://www.discoverlookoutmountain.com
Did you know? Fort Payne is the “Sock Capital of the World.” The hosiery industry in DeKalb County is 90 years young and counting. There are some 150 factories in the county that together employ over 7,800 people. These mills and employees ship out 3 Million Dozen Pairs of socks each week. It is estimated that 1 in every 7 in the world that puts on a pair of socks that those socks came from Fort Payne, Alabama!