Beulah, Alabama

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Beulah, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Beulah Alabama Welcome Sign.JPG
Beulah, Alabama is located in Alabama
Beulah, Alabama
Beulah, Alabama
Beulah, Alabama is located in the US
Beulah, Alabama
Beulah, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 32°42′40″N 85°10′56″W / 32.71111°N 85.18222°W / 32.71111; -85.18222Coordinates: 32°42′40″N 85°10′56″W / 32.71111°N 85.18222°W / 32.71111; -85.18222
Country United States
State Alabama
Counties Lee
Area
 • Total 70.3 sq mi (182 km2)
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Population (July 2007)
 • Total 6,173
 • Density 88/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 114173[1]

Beulah is an unincorporated community in the northeast corner of Lee County, Alabama, United States, just south of Valley. It is part of the Columbus, Georgia-Alabama Metropolitan Area. It is bounded by Chambers County on the north, the Chattahoochee River on the east, and the Halawaka Embayment of Lake Harding on the south.

History[edit]

Beulah is named after Beulah Baptist Church, which was organized in 1851.[2] A post office operated under the name Beulah from 1856 to 1906.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Beulah, Alabama
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 16. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  3. ^ "Lee County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Nunn, Alexander (Ed.) (1983). Lee County and Her Forebears. Montgomery, Ala., Herff Jones. LCCCN 83-081693