Card Switch, Alabama

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Card Switch, Alabama
Card Switch is located in Alabama
Card Switch
Card Switch
Card Switch is located in the United States
Card Switch
Card Switch
Coordinates: 34°52′22″N 85°51′20″W / 34.87278°N 85.85556°W / 34.87278; -85.85556Coordinates: 34°52′22″N 85°51′20″W / 34.87278°N 85.85556°W / 34.87278; -85.85556
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyJackson
Elevation
643 ft (196 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID115611[1]

Card Switch is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, Alabama, United States.[1]

A CSX railway line runs through Card Switch.

The Burch Cemetery is located in Card Switch.[2] Also located there is the Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church. Elias Camp Morris, who went on the become president of the National Baptist Convention in 1895, joined the church in 1874 and was licensed to preach the following year.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Card Switch". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Burch Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ Dorrien, Gary (2015). The New Abolition: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel. Yale University Press. p. 405.