|Elevation||850 ft (259 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||431104|
Birmingham was laid out in 1868 by Solomon Jones and Isaac Caulk. It may be named after the industrial city of Birmingham, England. Soon after it was platted, Birmingham contained a flour mill, a blacksmith shop and a general store. A post office was established at Birmingham in 1862, and remained in operation until 1901.
Birmingham is located at.
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...name probably comes from the city in England.
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