Rainbow City Government


City Hall Main Phone (256) 442-2511

Learn Our History
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State of Alabama
We are a community of beauty, hope, and promise. An important commercial and industrial center, we take pride in our friendly community that openly invites you to share in all we have to offer. 

Visit with Mayor Calhoun - click here

Rainbow City is located in the southern portion of Etowah County.  It is convenient to major state highways and is near Interstate Highway 59.  We remain one of the fastest growing cities in the state, both in industry and residential growth.  With various forms of recreation, such as parks, recreation center, track, and boating, and convenience to major shopping centers, it is no wonder that more people are choosing to relocate in Rainbow City, Alabama.   For more call: (256) 442-2511

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Rainbow City Christmas Tree Lighting
Tuesday, December 6th at 6:00 PM
Joyful Juniors from John Jones Elementary will be performing.  Visits with Santa and light refreshments will be served.  Everyone is invited to attend.


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2016-2020 Rainbow City Mayor and Council
L to R:  Jim Turnbach, Attorney, Elizabeth Haney, Judge, Rick Hill, Tim Ramsey, Barbara T. Wester, Clerk, Terry John Calhoun, Mayor, Anita Bedwell, Bobby McCartney, and Larry Keenum.

2016 Fall Paving Projects
The Mayor and Council are pleased to announce the 2016 Fall Paving Projects. Lakewood Circle, Lakewood Road, Lakewood Drive, Christopher Street, Hickory Hills, Holly Street, Garmon Drive, Hill Street, Morgan Street, Newton Street
Ann Street, Cambridge Lane, McEntyre Road, Maple Lane, Sycamore Street, Dogwood, Doughboy Road, Cox Street, City View, Meadows Street, Pineapple Street, Woodmar, Cupola Street, Jones Street, Spurlock Street, Rainbow Cove.

Industrial Park Expansion 2016
Lumley Road Industrial Park

  • 209 acres purchased by Rainbow City on November 26, 2007
  • Zoned M-1 (Manufacturing District)
  • Can size lots according to need
  • All Utilities available (water, sewer, 3-phase power)
  • Covenants are recorded at the Court House
  • Contact Wiley McLain, Building Official, for more information 256-413-1201

click map for more detail

Private Storm Shelters?
Please register your private storm shelter
in Police Dispatch here at City Hall.


Free Zumba Class
Classes in RBC
Recreation Center!

Every Tuesday
6 PM - 7 PM

 Megan Wilcox
- Instructor -


 Everyone Welcome!


pdca disc golf course

City has 18-hole Disc Golf Course
Rainbow City has an 18-hole disc golf course at the Vivian Lee Maddox Sports Complex.
It is open everyday.  We are registered on www.pdga.com.
Click here to print disc golf score cards.

disc golf championships

Tournament Photos by Lehigh Photo, Lehigh Acres, FL.

Renew Your Tag at Rainbow City Hall

Alabama Tag Office - DMVDeborah Lankford  Tag OfficeEtowah County Revenue Department continues to operate its helpful satellite tag office in Rainbow City Hall. 

The Etowah County Satellite Tag Office
 in Rainbow City will be closed through January
2017.  Please go to the Etowah County
Court House to purchase your tags.

Save travel time and effort when using your local RBC tag office.  Get your car tags renewed here.  The tag office is located on the 1st floor of City Hall across from the Water Department.   Phone Deborah Lankford at (256) 413-7056.

Community News

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   Click Here to View Calendar
   You may add your events to the calendar with log-in access.

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Rainbow City Weather Port  


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City Librarylibrary0203CITY LIBRARY
The Library offers a variety of services including reference, interlibrary loan, story time, and sponsors an annual summer reading program.

In addition, the Library provides access to Internet-connected computers and the Alabama Virtual Library system.

          dataiconLIBRARY HOURS:
             Monday – Thursday
             9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
             Friday – Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
             Sunday – Closed,  Contact the Library for holiday hours. 

Parks and Recreation Services improve the quality of life of all our citizens
by providing recreational, cultural, educational, and entertainment activities.

Plan now to sign up for team activities and seasonal events.

Monday thru Friday 3 PM - 8 PM
Saturday 7 AM - 5 PM,  Sunday - Closed
For more information call (256) 442-6768 or



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City  Hall Main Phone Number  (256) 442-2511

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