Long Island, Alabama

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Long Island, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Long Island, Alabama is located in Alabama
Long Island, Alabama
Long Island, Alabama
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 34°46′11″N 85°41′40″W / 34.76972°N 85.69444°W / 34.76972; -85.69444
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jackson
Elevation 646 ft (197 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 256
GNIS feature ID 154472[1]

Long Island (also called Carpenter, Carpenter Station, and Carpenters Station)[2] is an unincorporated community in the northeastern corner of Jackson County, Alabama, United States. Long Island appears on the Bridgeport U.S. Geological Survey Map.[3] It was reportedly named Carpenter for a family that lived there prior to 1852, when it was given the English form of the original Cherokee name of the village on the long island in the Tennessee River dating from 1783.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Long Island". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ John Robert Kennamer: History of Jackson County, Southern Printing & Publishing Co., Winchester, Tenn., 1935, p. 173.
  3. ^ U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 1:125,000-scale topographic map, "Stevenson", 1895.
  4. ^ Virginia O. Foscue: Place Names in Alabama, The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa and London, 1989, p. 86.

Coordinates: 34°58′25″N 85°40′16″W / 34.97361°N 85.67111°W / 34.97361; -85.67111