When you think of prohibition, you probably think of that 13-year period from 1920 to 1933 when the "manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States" was illegal thanks to the 18th Amendment.

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Well, that was 100 years ago. What about now?

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Did you know there are places across the United States that are still 'dry'?

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24/7 Wall St looked at the whole country, and as of 2020, there were only nine states that had dry counties with alcohol laws on the books.

  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Mississippi
  • South Dakota
  • Tenessee
  • Texas

Arkansas is the state with the most dry counties, with 34 out of 75.

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You'll also probably notice that Michigan isn't on that list. That's because the last dry city that Michigan had changed those laws 16 years ago.

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Hudsonville, Michigan was the last dry city in Michigan. Voters decided to lift the ban on alcohol sales on November 6th, 2007.

When it comes to alcohol sales and bans in Michigan, this is what the law has to say;

Michigan allows any city, village, or township in which there are no retail liquor licenses to prohibit the retail sale of alcoholic liquor within its borders by passage of an ordinance.

So it really just depends on where you live in Michigan.

If you're curious about the other states with dry counties, you can check out the details HERE.

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