Beulah, Alabama

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Beulah, Alabama
Unincorporated community
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Beulah, Alabama is located in Alabama
Beulah, Alabama
Beulah, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 32°42′40″N 85°10′56″W / 32.71111°N 85.18222°W / 32.71111; -85.18222Coordinates: 32°42′40″N 85°10′56″W / 32.71111°N 85.18222°W / 32.71111; -85.18222
Country United States
State Alabama
Counties Lee
Area
 • Total 70.3 sq mi (182 km2)
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Population (July 2007)
 • Total 6,173
 • Density 88/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 114173[1]

Beulah is an unincorporated community in the northeast corner of Lee County, Alabama, United States, just south of Valley. It is part of the Columbus, Georgia-Alabama Metropolitan Area. It is bounded by Chambers County on the north, the Chattahoochee River on the east, and the Halawaka Embayment of Lake Harding on the south.

History[edit]

Beulah is named after Beulah Baptist Church, which was organized in 1851.[2] A post office operated under the name Beulah from 1856 to 1906.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Beulah, Alabama
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 16. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  3. ^ "Lee County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Nunn, Alexander (Ed.) (1983). Lee County and Her Forebears. Montgomery, Ala., Herff Jones. LCCCN 83-081693