|Elevation||285 ft (87 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||117845|
Echola is an unincorporated community in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States. Echola is 15.8 miles (25.4 km) northwest of Tuscaloosa. Echola has a post office with ZIP code 35457. Echola was previously known as Elbert. Due to possible confusion with Elberta, Alabama, the postmaster, Golden Mayfield, created the name Echola by combining "echo" and "Alabama".
- "Echola". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
- "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
- Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 50. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.
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