Mon Louis, Alabama

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Mon Louis, Alabama
Mon Louis, Alabama is located in Alabama
Mon Louis, Alabama
Mon Louis, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Mon Louis, Alabama is located in the US
Mon Louis, Alabama
Mon Louis, Alabama
Mon Louis, Alabama (the US)
Coordinates: 30°26′25″N 88°6′20″W / 30.44028°N 88.10556°W / 30.44028; -88.10556Coordinates: 30°26′25″N 88°6′20″W / 30.44028°N 88.10556°W / 30.44028; -88.10556
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyMobile
Elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)251

Mon Louis is an unincorporated community on Mon Louis Island, in Mobile County, Alabama, United States.[1]

History[edit]

Mon Louis is named for the nearby Mon Louis Island. The island was named by Nicholas Bodin, Sieur de Miragouin, possibly in honor of Louis XIV.[2] A post office operated under the name Mon Louis from 1890 to 1916.[3]

Geography[edit]

Mon Louis is located at 30°26′26″N 88°06′21″W / 30.440474°N 88.105832°W / 30.440474; -88.105832 and has an elevation of 0 feet (0 m).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mon Louis, Alabama
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 95. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.
  3. ^ "Mobile County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 March 2015.