Mount Meigs (also Evansville or Mount Pleasant) is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County in the state of Alabama. Mount Meigs is the home of the Alabama Industrial School which opened in 1911 as the "Alabama Reform School for Juvenile Negro Law-Breakers", was changed to the "Alabama Industrial School for Negro Children" in 1947, and to the Alabama Industrial School in 1970. Among the student-inmates at the Alabama Industrial School were Hall of Fame pitcher Satchel Paige, artist Lonnie Holley, and author/musician Johnny Bodley. The areas major export in the mid 1800s to 1940 was lumber. Cook Station and Mount Meigs Station were two main stations in the region. (off Wares Rd) During World War II they switched to hauling gravel. Mount Meigs is located at 32°21′46″N 86°6′7″W﻿ / ﻿32.36278°N 86.10194°W﻿ / 32.36278; -86.10194.