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Welcome to the Town of Shorter

Shorter is a new small town with great potential for growth and development. Located strategically on U.S. Interstate 85 and U.S. Highway 80 in Macon County, Alabama, Shorter is 20 minutes from downtown Montgomery and only 35 minutes from Auburn.

City Data

  • Population in 2014: 443
  • Population change since 2000: 24.8%
  • Median resident age in 2013: 53.5
  • Median household income 2014: $37,150
  • Est. median home value in 2014: $78,628

Core Services

Business Licenses

Access business license forms for doing business in Shorter.

Municipal Court

The Shorter municipal court has jurisdiction over motor vehicle, traffic and municipal ordinance violations and criminal misdemeanors. Learn more or pay fines online here.


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