Our Town, Alabama

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Our Town, Alabama
Census-designated place
Our Town, Alabama is located in Alabama
Our Town, Alabama
Our Town, Alabama
Coordinates: 32°49′41″N 85°57′43″W / 32.82806°N 85.96194°W / 32.82806; -85.96194Coordinates: 32°49′41″N 85°57′43″W / 32.82806°N 85.96194°W / 32.82806; -85.96194
Country United States
State Alabama
County Tallapoosa
Area[1]
 • Total 11.915 sq mi (30.86 km2)
 • Land 11.879 sq mi (30.77 km2)
 • Water 0.036 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 641
 • Density 54/sq mi (21/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 256 & 938
GNIS feature ID 158894[3]

Our Town is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States. Its population was 641 as of the 2010 census.[2]

Our Town had its start around 1913 when the railroad was extended to that point. The community was named by John S. Jones by saying, "It's not your town, or my town, it is Our Town".[4](5)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Our Town". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ Growald, Richard (Jun 1, 1978). "The senior citizen of Our Town". The Bryan Times. p. 20. Retrieved 20 December 2015. 

5. (May 14, 1978). "Wilder may have gotten same result with visit to Our Town, Ala." The Birmingham News. p. 20A