Smith Mountain Fire Lookout Tower
US 776, AL 9

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 776, AL 9 (view other lookouts in United States, Alabama)
Date Registered April 22, 2009
Nominated by Thomas Kaufmann
Location Tallapoosa County, Alabama
Coordinates N 32° 48.591' W 085° 50.297' (view using Google Maps)
N 32° 48' 35" W 085° 50' 18"
N 32.809850° W 085.838290°
Elevation 621 ft (189 m)
Built 1939
Administered by Alabama Power Company
Cooperators Alabama Power Company


Situated on the highest point on the shoreline of Lake Martin, Smith Mountain Fire Lookout Tower is an 82’ Aermotor structure with a 7’x7’ cab and ranger station nearby. It was constructed by the WPA in 1938, and is now under restoration. See article link below.


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