Crumley Chapel, Alabama

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Crumley Chapel, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Crumley Chapel is located in Alabama
Crumley Chapel
Crumley Chapel
Crumley Chapel is located in the US
Crumley Chapel
Crumley Chapel
Coordinates: 33°34′14″N 86°54′46″W / 33.57056°N 86.91278°W / 33.57056; -86.91278Coordinates: 33°34′14″N 86°54′46″W / 33.57056°N 86.91278°W / 33.57056; -86.91278
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jefferson
Elevation 604 ft (184 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 205
GNIS feature ID 116930[1]

Crumley Chapel, also known as Crumleys Chapel or Oakwood, is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Alabama northwest of Birmingham. The area was first settled in early 1840. The community’s name originated from a local church and cemetery, which were named after Robert Crumley, an early farmer of the area.[2]

Crumley Chapel Methodist Church was founded in 1859. The Crumley Chapel Cemetery was founded in 1858 and dedicated to Oliver Shoemaker and his wife. Shoemaker donated the land for the cemetery.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crumley Chapel". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Community Histories & Stories". Hueytown Historical Society. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Crumley Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery" (PDF). City of Hueytown, Alabama. Retrieved 6 July 2015.