Beaty Crossroads, Alabama

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
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.

History[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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.