Irvington, Alabama is an unincorporated community located along U.S. Route 90, east of St. Elmo, Alabama and north of Bayou La Batre, Alabama in southwestern Mobile County, Alabama. It has a post office utilizing the 36544 ZIP code and is home to the Mobile International Speedway and Silver King Golf Course.
Early in the 20th century, Irvington was a thriving farm community and the center of a lucrative Tung oil (Vernicia fordii) business.
Irvington is located at 30°30′25″N 88°14′02″W / 30.50686°N 88.23389°WCoordinates: 30°30′25″N 88°14′02″W / 30.50686°N 88.23389°W and has an elevation of 131 feet (40 m).
- ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Irvington, Alabama
- ^ See, Official State records for Daniels Tung Orchard and Mill, Inc., online at http://arc-sos.state.al.us/cgi/corpdetail.mbr/detail?corp=733338&page=name&file=D
- ^ See, Official State records for Irvington Land and Tung Orchards, Inc., online at http://arc-sos.state.al.us/cgi/corpdetail.mbr/detail?corp=758809&page=name&file=D
- ^ See pictures and story in The National Magazine, May-Sept. 1911, p. 428, found online at http://books.google.com/books?id=5kUPAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA432&dq=turpentine+grand+bay+alabama&lr=#v=onepage&q=turpentine%20grand%20bay%20alabama&f=false