Barton, Alabama

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Barton, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Coordinates: 34°44′19″N 87°53′28″W / 34.73861°N 87.89111°W / 34.73861; -87.89111
Country United States
State Alabama
County Colbert
Elevation 482 ft (147 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35616
Area code(s) 256
GNIS feature ID 0113523

Barton is an unincorporated community located in western Colbert County, Alabama, United States. It is about ten miles west of the county seat of Tuscumbia, and just south of Tennessee River.

History[edit]

Barton was settled as a station along the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. It was originally known as Barton Depot or Barton Station. Barton was founded in 1906 and named for Armistead Barton, a businessman from Tuscumbia who owned land in the area.[1]

Notable person[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Foscue, Virginia. Place Names in Alabama. University: U of Alabama Press, 1989.

Coordinates: 34°44′19″N 87°53′28″W / 34.73861°N 87.89111°W / 34.73861; -87.89111