List of municipal bankruptcies in Alabama

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This is a list of municipal bankruptcies in Alabama, including incorporated municipalities and public authorities in Alabama which have filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 9 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.

List

Municipality or Authority Year Debt claimed Year resolved Notes
Lipscomb 1991 - -
North Courtland, Lawrence County 1992 - -
Alabama State Fair Authority 1994 - - filed as Ch. 11, refiled as Ch. 9 in 1995
Greene County 1996 - -
West Walker Water Authority 1998 - -
Prichard, Mobile County 1999 - - filed again in 2009
West Jefferson Amusement & Public Park Authority 2002 - 2003 assets sold at auction
Etowah Solid Waste Disposal Authority 2002 - -
Millport, Lamar County 2002 - -
Prichard, Mobile County 2009 - - filed previously in 1999
Jefferson County 2011 $4,230,000,000 2013
Fairfield 2020 - -

References

  • Faulk, Kent (November 10, 2011) "Alabama's 11 municipal bankruptcies now include Jefferson County" The Birmingham News
  • Faulk, Kent (May 20, 2020) "City of Fairfield files for bankruptcy" The Birmingham News