Dothan is a city in Houston County in the U.S. state of Alabama, United States, and the county seat of administration ( County Seat). 2006 there were 64 053 inhabitants in Dothan. The city area is 224.9 km ².
It is estimated that around 50 % of all peanuts produced in the United States are grown within a radius of 160 kilometers around the city.
In Dothan Dothan Area Botanical Gardens, the, a 200,000 m² botanical garden is located.
Sons and daughters of the town
- Bill Baxley, politician and lawyer
- Johnny Mack Brown, All-American college football player and actor
- Donna D' Errico, actress
- Terry Everett, politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives
- Ken Grimwood, science fiction writer
- Eulace Peacock, Athlete
- Jamie Thomas, professional skateboarder
- Alajuela, Costa Rica