Battens Crossroads, Alabama

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Battens Crossroads, Alabama
Battens Crossroads, Alabama is located in Alabama
Battens Crossroads, Alabama
Battens Crossroads, Alabama
Battens Crossroads, Alabama is located in the United States
Battens Crossroads, Alabama
Battens Crossroads, Alabama
Coordinates: 31°15′40″N 85°53′24″W / 31.26111°N 85.89000°W / 31.26111; -85.89000Coordinates: 31°15′40″N 85°53′24″W / 31.26111°N 85.89000°W / 31.26111; -85.89000
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyCoffee
Elevation
344 ft (105 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)334
GNIS feature ID113572[1]

Battens Crossroads, also known as Union Academy, is an unincorporated community in Coffee County, Alabama, United States. Battens Crossroads is located along Alabama State Route 27, 13.9 miles (22.4 km) southeast of Elba.

History[edit]

The community is named for the Batten family, who lived in the area.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Battens Crossroads". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 13. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.