Dothan is a city located in the southeastern corner of the US state of Alabama, situated approximately 20 miles west of the Georgia state line and 18 miles north of Florida. It is the seat of Houston County, with portions extending into nearby Dale County and Henry County. Its name derives from Genesis 37:17: "let us go to Dothan." Nickname(s): The Peanut Capital of the World or The Circle City or The Hub of the Wiregrass
Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site. Of the 16 lighthouses originally constructed along the Texas coast, Port Isabel is the only one open to the public. With a perch 50 feet above the ground, it is always popular with photographers and other visitors, because they can enjoy great views of South Padre Island and the beaches.