Brooksville, Blount County, Alabama

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Brooksville, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Brooksville, Alabama is located in Alabama
Brooksville, Alabama
Brooksville, Alabama
Brooksville, Alabama is located in the US
Brooksville, Alabama
Brooksville, Alabama
Coordinates: 34°09′43″N 86°28′32″W / 34.16194°N 86.47556°W / 34.16194; -86.47556Coordinates: 34°09′43″N 86°28′32″W / 34.16194°N 86.47556°W / 34.16194; -86.47556
Country United States
State Alabama
County Blount
Elevation 801 ft (244 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 205
GNIS feature ID 114969[1]

Brooksville is an unincorporated community in Blount County, Alabama, United States, located at the junction of U.S. Route 278, Alabama State Route 74, and Alabama State Route 79, 8.7 miles (14.0 km) northeast of Blountsville.[2] In 1999 Brooksville attempted to incorporate itself. Proponents of the move stated that the laws of the community would be based on the King James Bible and the Ten Commandments.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brooksville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Blount County, Alabama General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2006. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ Rosin, Hanna (1999-05-20). "Tiny Alabama Community Wants to Incorporate on Christian Principles / Pentecostal preacher would make the Bible the town's charter". Washington Post. Retrieved 2014-02-24. The town charter will be the King James Bible, its ordinances the Ten Commandments.