Normal, Alabama

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Normal, Alabama
Populated place
Coordinates: 34°47′20″N 86°34′19″W / 34.78889°N 86.57194°W / 34.78889; -86.57194Coordinates: 34°47′20″N 86°34′19″W / 34.78889°N 86.57194°W / 34.78889; -86.57194
Country  United States of America
State  Alabama
Counties Madison
Named for "Normal" school
Demonym Normalite
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 35762
Area code(s) 256, 938

Normal, Alabama is the site of Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (AAMU). The university is situated in the city limits and northern part of Huntsville, Alabama, USA in Madison County.

Normal was established in 1890, when AAMU was then known as "State Normal and Industrial School of Huntsville". It was also designated a land grant college of Alabama. At that time student enrollment was 300 with 11 teachers. That same year, a United States Post Office was established there. Normal's ZIP Code is 35762. Students were called "Normalites".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". 2013 Population Estimate. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. June 3, 2014. Retrieved June 3, 2014.