Adamsburg, Alabama

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Adamsburg, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Adamsburg is located in Alabama
Adamsburg
Adamsburg
Location within Alabama
Coordinates: 34°23′56″N 085°40′20″W / 34.39889°N 85.67222°W / 34.39889; -85.67222Coordinates: 34°23′56″N 085°40′20″W / 34.39889°N 85.67222°W / 34.39889; -85.67222 [1]
Country United States
State Alabama
County DeKalb
Elevation[1] 1,467 ft (447 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35967
Area code(s) 256
GNIS ID[1] 150061

Adamsburg is an unincorporated community located on Lookout Mountain in eastern DeKalb County, Alabama, United States,[1] southeast of the county seat of Fort Payne, and just west of Little River Canyon.

History[edit]

Adamsburg was named for Simon Russell Canfield Adams, a minister from Fort Payne who donated land for a school in the community. A post office was established in Adamsburg in 1902, but it has since closed.[2]

Geography[edit]

Adamsburg is located at 34°23′56″N 085°40′20″W / 34.39889°N 85.67222°W / 34.39889; -85.67222. Its average elevation is 1,467 feet (447 m) above sea level.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Feature Detail Report for: Adamsburg (DeKalb County, Alabama)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia. Place Names in Alabama. University: U of Alabama P, 1989.