Pickensville is a small town right along the western border of the state of Alabama. It is part of Pickens County and has of 2000 it had a thriving population of 662 residents. It has a total land area of 10 square miles giving it a population density of 66 residents per square mile. There are 255 households and 182 families living in this area with an average median income of $28,000. The area is well known for its Tom Bevill Visitors Center and Museum and enjoys such notable residents as Dwayne Ijames, Jacob H. Sharp, Lincoln Clark, and Harvey Butler Fergusson.