Abanda, Alabama

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Abanda, Alabama
Census-designated place
Abanda is located in Alabama
Abanda
Abanda
Abanda is located in the US
Abanda
Abanda
Coordinates: 33°06′03″N 85°31′47″W / 33.10083°N 85.52972°W / 33.10083; -85.52972Coordinates: 33°06′03″N 85°31′47″W / 33.10083°N 85.52972°W / 33.10083; -85.52972
Country United States
State Alabama
County Chambers
Area[1]
 • Total 3.011 sq mi (7.798 km2)
 • Land 2.998 sq mi (7.764 km2)
 • Water 0.013 sq mi (0.034 km2)
Elevation 646 ft (197 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 192
 • Density 64/sq mi (24.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 334
GNIS feature ID 112879[3]

Abanda is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Chambers County, Alabama, United States. Its population was 192 as of the 2010 census.[4]

History[edit]

Abanda was founded when the Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad (ABandA) was extended to that point.[5] A post office was established at Abanda in 1908, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1956.[6]

Economy[edit]

The median household income in Abanda is $13,864 which is considerably smaller than the United States average median income of $53,046. Also, versus the state of Alabama, average median income of $43,160, Abanda is approximately a third that size.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Abanda". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Abanda CDP, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 3, 2014. 
  5. ^ Foscue, Virginia O. (1989). Place Names in Alabama. University of Alabama Press. p. 5. ISBN 978-0-8173-0410-2. 
  6. ^ "Chambers County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  7. ^ Towncharts.com