Jones Chapel, Alabama

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Jones Chapel, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Jones Chapel, Alabama is located in Alabama
Jones Chapel, Alabama
Jones Chapel, Alabama
Jones Chapel, Alabama is located in the US
Jones Chapel, Alabama
Jones Chapel, Alabama
Coordinates: 34°12′37″N 87°03′07″W / 34.21028°N 87.05194°W / 34.21028; -87.05194Coordinates: 34°12′37″N 87°03′07″W / 34.21028°N 87.05194°W / 34.21028; -87.05194
Country United States
State Alabama
County Cullman
Elevation 981 ft (299 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 256 & 938
GNIS feature ID 159870[1]

Jones Chapel is an unincorporated community in Cullman County, Alabama, United States, located on Alabama State Route 74, 13.1 miles (21.1 km) west-northwest of Cullman.

History[edit]

Jones Chapel is named after a local church, which itself was named in honor of "Turkeytail" Jones, an early settler of the area.[2] A post office operated under the name Jones Chapel from 1868 to 1907.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jones Chapel". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 78. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  3. ^ "Cullman County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 July 2015.