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city of Selma

City Website

Welcome to the city of Selma

The city of Selma is located on the banks of the Alabama River in Dallas County in south central Alabama. Nicknamed the “Butterfly Capital of Alabama,” the city is home to over 19,800 residents and the largest connecting historic district in the state.

Core Services

Departments & Agencies

Small businesses often interact with counties on a departmental level. Access a list of municipality departments that oversee things from building regulations to utilities.

Business Licenses

Business licenses are often administered by the Municipality’s Office of the Probate Judge or the Department of Revenue. Access the Municipality business license application or contact information for obtaining a license here.


Access a primary municipality news source for the latest municipality information.

Contact Us

Access an electronic form for requesting information about Selma here.

  • 222 Broad Street
    Selma, AL 36701
  • (334) 874-1234