Beaty Crossroads, Alabama

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Beaty Crossroads, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Beaty Crossroads is located in Alabama
Beaty Crossroads
Beaty Crossroads
Location within Alabama
Coordinates: 34°41′44″N 085°40′10″W / 34.69556°N 85.66944°W / 34.69556; -85.66944Coordinates: 34°41′44″N 085°40′10″W / 34.69556°N 85.66944°W / 34.69556; -85.66944 [1]
Country United States
State Alabama
County DeKalb
Elevation[1] 1,601 ft (488 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35981
Area code(s) 256
GNIS ID[1] 150083

Beaty Crossroads is an unincorporated community on Sand Mountain in northern DeKalb County, Alabama, United States.[1] It is located within the town limits of Ider at the intersection of Alabama Highway 75 and Alabama Highway 117.


It is believed Beaty Crossroads was named after Oliver Beaty, teacher and founder of the nearby Beaty School.[2]


Adamsburg is located at 34°41′44″N 085°40′10″W / 34.69556°N 85.66944°W / 34.69556; -85.66944. Its average elevation is 1,601 feet (488 m) above sea level.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Feature Detail Report for: Beaty Crossroads (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 Press, 1989.