Fort Morgan, Alabama

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Fort Morgan
Unincorporated community
Fort Morgan is located in Alabama
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 30°13′43″N 88°01′23″W / 30.22861°N 88.02306°W / 30.22861; -88.02306Coordinates: 30°13′43″N 88°01′23″W / 30.22861°N 88.02306°W / 30.22861; -88.02306
Country United States
State Alabama
County Baldwin
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 156368[1]
This article is about the community. For the fort that it is named after, see Fort Morgan (Alabama).

Fort Morgan, also known as Fort Bowyer, is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. It is west of Gulf Shores on Mobile Point. Mobile Point extends from Gulf Shores to the west, towards historic Fort Morgan at the tip of the peninsula.

The community is part of the DaphneFairhopeFoley Micropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office operated under the name Fort Morgan from 1892 to 1924.[2]

Fort Morgan is also world renowned for redfish and inshore fishing. Redfish caught near Fort Morgan can reach lengths of over three feet and weigh more than 30 pounds.[citation needed]


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 38
U.S. Decennial Census[3]


  1. ^ "Fort Morgan". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Baldwin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Retrieved June 6, 2013.