Coxey, Alabama

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Coxey, Alabama
Coxey is located in Alabama
Coxey
Coxey
Coxey is located in the United States
Coxey
Coxey
Coordinates: 34°48′07″N 87°10′42″W / 34.80194°N 87.17833°W / 34.80194; -87.17833
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyLimestone
Elevation
669 ft (204 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)256
GNIS feature ID116794[1]

Coxey is an unincorporated community in western Limestone County, Alabama, United States. It is located on U.S. Route 72, 12.0 miles (19.3 km) west of Athens.

History[edit]

Coxey is most likely named after the first postmaster, William Cox.[2] A post office under the name Coxey from 1918 to 1937.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coxey". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 42. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.
  3. ^ "Limestone County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 15 February 2015.