Rabun, Alabama

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Rabun, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Rabun, Alabama is located in Alabama
Rabun, Alabama
Rabun, Alabama
Rabun, Alabama is located in the US
Rabun, Alabama
Rabun, Alabama
Coordinates: 31°01′37″N 87°43′30″W / 31.02694°N 87.72500°W / 31.02694; -87.72500Coordinates: 31°01′37″N 87°43′30″W / 31.02694°N 87.72500°W / 31.02694; -87.72500
Country United States
State Alabama
County Baldwin
Elevation 259 ft (79 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 251
GNIS feature ID 125397[1]

Rabun is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States.

History[edit]

The community is named in honor of the Rabon family, who were early settlers of the area.[2] A post office operated under the name Rabun from 1916 to 1959.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rabun". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 115. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.
  3. ^ "Baldwin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 January 2016.