Boar Tush, Alabama

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Boar Tush, Alabama
Boar Tush, Alabama is located in Alabama
Boar Tush, Alabama
Boar Tush, Alabama
Coordinates: 34°11′28″N 87°37′19″W / 34.19111°N 87.62194°W / 34.19111; -87.62194Coordinates: 34°11′28″N 87°37′19″W / 34.19111°N 87.62194°W / 34.19111; -87.62194
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyWinston
Elevation
2,277 ft (694 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID151692[1]

Boar Tush is an unincorporated community in Winston County, Alabama, United States. It was also called Boartusk.

A post office was established as Boartush in 1885, and it closed one year later, in 1886.[2] Boar Tush has been noted for its unusual place name.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boar Tush". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Winston County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 13 October 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  3. ^ Thompson, George E. (2009). You Live Where?: Interesting and Unusual Facts about where We Live. iUniverse. p. 2.