Chase, Alabama

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Chase, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Chase station, 1915
Chase station, 1915
Chase, Alabama is located in Alabama
Chase, Alabama
Chase, Alabama
Chase, Alabama is located in the US
Chase, Alabama
Chase, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°47′00″N 86°32′48″W / 34.78333°N 86.54667°W / 34.78333; -86.54667Coordinates: 34°47′00″N 86°32′48″W / 34.78333°N 86.54667°W / 34.78333; -86.54667
Country United States
State Alabama
County Madison
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 256
GNIS feature ID 156170[1]

Chase is an unincorporated community in Madison County, Alabama, United States.

History[edit]

Chase was named in honor of the Chase family.[2] Henry B. Chase served as the second mayor of Huntsville, serving from 1918 to 1920. The community was formerly a railroad stop.[3] Today, it is home to the North Alabama Railroad Museum. A post office operated under the name Chase from 1898 to 1976.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chase". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 31. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  3. ^ "Wholesale Price List, Fall and Spring, 1915-1916". Chase Nursery Company Incorporated. 1916. 
  4. ^ "Madison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 15 February 2015.