Florence is a city located in Lauderdale County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city was 36,264. It is the birthplace of the "Father of the Blues," W.C. Handy, as well as pioneering record producer Sam Phillips, discoverer of Elvis Presley. T.S. Stribling, a 20th century author and Florence resident, wrote a prose trilogy about the city consisting of The Forge, The Store (which won the Pulitzer Prize), and Unfinished Cathedral.
Florence is the county seat of Lauderdale County. It is renowned for its yearly Renaissance Faire, for Rosenbaum, the only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home located in the Southeast, and for the annual W.C. Handy Music Festival. Florence's municipal government is a mayor-council type.
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