Irvington, Alabama

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Irvington, Alabama
Gold City performing in Irvington
Gold City performing in Irvington
Irvington, Alabama is located in Alabama
Irvington, Alabama
Irvington, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Irvington, Alabama is located in the US
Irvington, Alabama
Irvington, Alabama
Irvington, Alabama (the US)
Coordinates: 30°30′24″N 88°14′2″W / 30.50667°N 88.23389°W / 30.50667; -88.23389
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyMobile
Elevation
131 ft (40 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36544
Area code(s)251

Irvington is an unincorporated community located along U.S. Route 90, east of St. Elmo and north of Bayou La Batre in southwestern Mobile County, Alabama, United States. It has a post office utilizing the 36544 ZIP code and is home to the Mobile International Speedway and Silver King Golf Course.[1]

History[edit]

Early in the 20th century, Irvington was a thriving farm community and the center of a lucrative Tung oil (Vernicia fordii) business.[2][3][4]

Geography[edit]

Irvington is located at 30°30′25″N 88°14′02″W / 30.50686°N 88.23389°W / 30.50686; -88.23389Coordinates: 30°30′25″N 88°14′02″W / 30.50686°N 88.23389°W / 30.50686; -88.23389 and has an elevation of 131 feet (40 m).[1]

Education[edit]

Mobile County Public School System operates Dixon Elementary School in the area.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Irvington, Alabama
  2. ^ See, Official State records for Daniels Tung Orchard and Mill, Inc., online at http://arc-sos.state.al.us/cgi/corpdetail.mbr/detail?corp=733338&page=name&file=D
  3. ^ See, Official State records for Irvington Land and Tung Orchards, Inc., online at http://arc-sos.state.al.us/cgi/corpdetail.mbr/detail?corp=758809&page=name&file=D
  4. ^ National Magazine. 1911-01-01. p. 428.
  5. ^ Home. Dixon Elementary School. Retrieved on May 20, 2018. "8650 Four Mile Road Irvington, AL 36544"