Brownsboro, Alabama

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Brownsboro, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Brownsboro, Alabama is located in Alabama
Brownsboro, Alabama
Brownsboro, Alabama
Brownsboro, Alabama is located in the US
Brownsboro, Alabama
Brownsboro, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°44′57″N 86°26′35″W / 34.74917°N 86.44306°W / 34.74917; -86.44306Coordinates: 34°44′57″N 86°26′35″W / 34.74917°N 86.44306°W / 34.74917; -86.44306
Country United States
State Alabama
County Madison
Elevation 623 ft (190 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35741
Area code(s) 256
GNIS feature ID 115022[1]

Brownsboro, also spelled Brownsborough, is an unincorporated community in Madison County, Alabama, United States. The Flint River (Alabama) passes through the town and floods periodically.[2][3][4][5][6]

History[edit]

Brownsboro is named after a local miller, John Brown.[7] A post office was established at Brownsboro in 1824.[8]

Notable person[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brownsboro". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Hoos, Anne B.; Garrett, Jerry W.; Knight, Rodney R.; (U.S.), Geological Survey; (U.S.), National Water-Quality Assessment Program (2002-01-01). Water quality of the Flint River Basin, Alabama and Tennessee, 1999-2000. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ Estimation of Agricultural Pesticide Use in Drainage Basins Using Land Cover Maps and County Pesticide Data. DIANE Publishing. ISBN 9781428906341. 
  4. ^ Water quality in the lower Tennessee River Basin, Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Georgia, 1999-2001. DIANE Publishing. ISBN 9781428984950. 
  5. ^ "Flooding concerns grow as Tennessee River nears historic levels". AL.com. Retrieved 2016-03-15. 
  6. ^ "Flooding less than expected, but Morgan County schools delay opening (with video)". AL.com. Retrieved 2016-03-15. 
  7. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 24. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  8. ^ "Madison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "John Stallworth". Encyclopedia of Alabama. Retrieved 7 February 2015.