About Cottages of Mentone
Romantic, Beautiful and Charming
Natural beauty, scenic mountain-top views, waterfall, restaurants, and a growing arts community and seasonal events
Create memories of a lifetime in one of the most charming little cities in Alabama. Historic Mentone beckons visitors back to a time and place where life was slow and simple.
For the nature enthusiast beautiful DeSoto State Park and Little River Canyon are mere minutes away. Natural beauty abounds, from scenic mountain-top views to the mists of a 104' waterfall. Mentone also boast award winning restaurants, a growing arts community and seasonal events all in a small-town setting reminiscent of a bygone era. Generations of people have made Mentone an ideal place to live, work and visit. Come experience Mentone for yourself.
Mentone is located in eastern DeKalb County
The community was named after Menton in France. Mentone is in the Ridge and Valley region of the southwestern Appalachian Mountains. Mentone is located in eastern DeKalb County and is bordered to the west by the town of Valley Head. The center of town is located on the crest of Lookout Mountain at an elevation of 1,736 feet (529 m). The western border of the town, with Valley Head, follows the western slopes of the mountain. Extending south from the town center, the mountain's ridge crest rises to an elevation of 1,785 feet (544 m) within the town limits. The West Fork of the Little River crosses the eastern portion of the town at an elevation less than 100 feet (30 m) below the ridge crest.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.1 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.23%, is water.