Ackerville, Alabama

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Ackerville, Alabama
Ackerville, Alabama is located in Alabama
Ackerville, Alabama
Ackerville, Alabama
Ackerville, Alabama is located in the US
Ackerville, Alabama
Ackerville, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 32°1′48″N 87°3′57.6″W / 32.03000°N 87.066000°W / 32.03000; -87.066000
Country United States
State Alabama
County Wilcox
Elevation 285 ft (87 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 334

Ackerville is an unincorporated community in Wilcox County, Alabama, United States.[1] Ackerville has one site included on the National Register of Historic Places, the Ackerville Baptist Church of Christ.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Ackerville in 1892, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1940.[2] The community was named in honor of the Acker family of area residents.[3]

Geography[edit]

Ackerville is located at 32°01′48″N 87°03′58″W / 32.030°N 87.066°W / 32.030; -87.066Coordinates: 32°01′48″N 87°03′58″W / 32.030°N 87.066°W / 32.030; -87.066 and has an elevation of 285 feet (87 m).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Snow Hill, Alabama". "AL HomeTownLocator". Retrieved 2008-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Wilcox County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Foscue, Virginia O. (1989). Place Names in Alabama. University of Alabama Press. p. 5. ISBN 978-0-8173-0410-2.