With more than 400 licensed businesses, commerce is thriving in Sylacauga. The city’s ideal location and abundant resources have attracted more than 40 diversified industries.
Major employers include names such as Omya Alabama, American Color Graphics, Bowater, American Plant Services, Teksid Aluminum Components, Agrium Advanced Technologies, Spectrum Brands, and IMERYS.
Built on a natural bed of white marble 32 miles long, 1.5 miles wide and 400 feet deep, Sylacauga is famous for its marble and limestone products. Sylacauga marble (admired by the Italian sculptor Guiseppe Moretti and used in the Lincoln Memorial and other famous Washington, D.C. landmarks), and the area’s natural resources can be found in many other products.
Sylacauga is also home to Blue Bell Creameries, manufacturers of what we believe to be the country’s best ice cream! At Blue Bell, visitors can take a tour of the facilities to see how this yummy treat is made, taste the ice cream in the parlor and shop the charming Country store!
A variety of retail shops is available for those shopping in Sylacauga. In addition to several large mass merchants such as Wal-Mart and Home Depot, our historic downtown shopping district hosts unique locally-owned shops, in addition to those in surrounding shopping centers and buildings.
You’ll find everything you need right in Sylacauga!