Calvert, Alabama

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Calvert
Census-designated place
AM/NS Calvert's hot dip galvanizing lines in Calvert
AM/NS Calvert's hot dip galvanizing lines in Calvert
Calvert is located in Alabama
Calvert
Calvert
Location within Alabama
Coordinates: 31°09′19″N 088°00′36″W / 31.15528°N 88.01000°W / 31.15528; -88.01000Coordinates: 31°09′19″N 088°00′36″W / 31.15528°N 88.01000°W / 31.15528; -88.01000 [1]
Country United States
State Alabama
County Mobile
Area[2]
 • Total 3.462 sq mi (8.97 km2)
 • Land 3.443 sq mi (8.92 km2)
 • Water 0.019 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[1] 46 ft (14 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 277
 • Density 80/sq mi (31/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36513
Area code(s) 251
FIPS code[4][5] 01-11488
GNIS ID[1][4] 115421

Calvert is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Mobile and Washington counties, Alabama, United States.[1][6] It is located in the extreme northeastern corner of the county near the Tombigbee River, along U.S. Route 43. As of the 2010 census, its population was 277.[3]

German technology conglomerate ThyssenKrupp broke ground on a US$4.65 billion stainless and carbon steel processing facility in Calvert in 2007. The facility became operational in July 2010.[7][8] ThyssenKrupp's stainless steel division, Inoxum, including the stainless portion of the Calvert plant, was sold to Finnish stainless steel company Outokumpu in 2012.[9] The remaining portion of the ThyssenKrupp plant with a production capacity of 5.3 million metric tons that includes a hot strip mill, cold roll mill and four coating lines, was purchased by a 50/50 joint partnership of ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel in February 2014 for $1.5 billion and renamed AM/NS Calvert. [10] [11]

Geography[edit]

Calvert is located at 31°09′16″N 088°00′36″W / 31.15444°N 88.01000°W / 31.15444; -88.01000. The elevation is 49 feet (15 m).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Feature Detail Report for: Eight Mile (Mobile County, Alabama)". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved January 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  4. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: Alabama". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. 
  5. ^ "Places: Alabama". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 8, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Calvert, Alabama". Alabama Home Town Locator. Retrieved July 24, 2010. 
  7. ^ "ThyssenKrupp Steel and Stainless USA". ThyssenKrupp. Retrieved July 24, 2010. 
  8. ^ Cloos, Paul. Mobile County wins ThyssenKrupp plant Press-Register May 11, 2007.
  9. ^ "New owners of ThyssenKrupp stainless steel division plan visit in June". Press-Register. May 31, 2012. Retrieved June 15, 2013. 
  10. ^ Finch II, Michael (26 February 2014). "Sale of ThyssenKrupp Steel USA clears all regulatory approval". Press-Register (Mobile, Alabama). Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  11. ^ "ArcelorMittal AM/NS Calvert Webpage".