Lubbub, Alabama

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Lubbub, Alabama
Lubbub, Alabama is located in Alabama
Lubbub, Alabama
Lubbub, Alabama
Lubbub, Alabama is located in the United States
Lubbub, Alabama
Lubbub, Alabama
Coordinates: 33°25′50″N 87°52′26″W / 33.43056°N 87.87389°W / 33.43056; -87.87389Coordinates: 33°25′50″N 87°52′26″W / 33.43056°N 87.87389°W / 33.43056; -87.87389
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyPickens
Elevation
453 ft (138 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)205
GNIS feature ID135564[1]

Lubbub is an unincorporated community in Pickens County, Alabama, United States. Lubbub is located along Alabama State Route 159, 8.8 miles (14.2 km) north of Gordo.

History[edit]

Lubbub is named after the nearby Lubbub Creek.[2] The name Lubbub comes from the Choctaw word lahba, which means "warm".[3] A post office operated under the name Lubbub from 1834 to 1907.[4] An EF4 tornado passed near Lubbub during the 2011 Super Outbreak.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lubbub". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 87. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.
  3. ^ Read, William A. (1984). Indian Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 42. ISBN 0-8173-0231-X.
  4. ^ "Pickens County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2015.