Asbury, Alabama

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Asbury, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Asbury, Alabama is located in Alabama
Asbury, Alabama
Asbury, Alabama
Asbury, Alabama is located in the US
Asbury, Alabama
Asbury, Alabama
Coordinates: 34°22′41″N 86°07′34″W / 34.37806°N 86.12611°W / 34.37806; -86.12611
Country United States
State Alabama
County Marshall
Elevation 1,106 ft (337 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35951
Area code(s) 256
GNIS feature ID 1729820[1]

Asbury is an unincorporated community located on Sand Mountain in eastern Marshall County, Alabama, United States. It is located about nine miles east of the county seat of Guntersville. The community was named after a Methodist church, which was named for one of the first Methodist Episcopal Church bishops, Francis Asbury.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asbury". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Powell, Andy (June 12, 1988). "Asbury harbors strong community spirit". Gadsden Times. pp. C1. Retrieved 28 April 2015.