Barnwell, Alabama

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Unincorporated community
Barnwell is located in Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 30°25′17″N 87°52′39″W / 30.42139°N 87.87750°W / 30.42139; -87.87750Coordinates: 30°25′17″N 87°52′39″W / 30.42139°N 87.87750°W / 30.42139; -87.87750
Country United States United States
State Alabama Alabama
County Baldwin
Elevation 22 m (72 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 251

Barnwell is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. It is located along US 98 in the southern part of the county. Some municipal services are provided by Fairhope. Barnwell is designated by the USGS as a populated place that is neither incorporated nor a census-designated place.[1]


Barnwell is named for a local family.[2] A post office operated under the name Barnwell from 1903 to 1942.[3]


  1. ^ "GNIS Detail - Barnwell". Retrieved November 26, 2013.
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 12. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.
  3. ^ "Baldwin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2015.