Fort Mitchell, Alabama

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Fort Mitchell
Unincorporated community
Fort Mitchell is located in Alabama
Fort Mitchell
Fort Mitchell
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 32°20′30″N 85°01′18″W / 32.34167°N 85.02167°W / 32.34167; -85.02167Coordinates: 32°20′30″N 85°01′18″W / 32.34167°N 85.02167°W / 32.34167; -85.02167
Country United States
State Alabama
County Russell
Elevation 354 ft (108 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 334
GNIS feature ID 118523[1]

Fort Mitchell is an unincorporated community in Russell County, Alabama, United States. The area was originally a garrisoned fort intended to provide defense for the area during the Creek War (1813–14).[2]

The community is the home of the Fort Mitchell National Cemetery, established in 1987 for the interment of all US veterans.[3]

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Below are photographs taken in Fort Mitchell as part of the Historic American Buildings Survey:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fort Mitchell". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "RCH". Rcala.com. Retrieved 2014-06-09. 
  3. ^ National Cemetery Administration. "Fort Mitchell National Cemetery - National Cemetery Administration". Cem.va.gov. Retrieved 2014-06-09.