Ryland, Alabama

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Ryland, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Ryland, Alabama is located in Alabama
Ryland, Alabama
Ryland, Alabama
Ryland, Alabama is located in the US
Ryland, Alabama
Ryland, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°46′11″N 86°28′51″W / 34.76972°N 86.48083°W / 34.76972; -86.48083Coordinates: 34°46′11″N 86°28′51″W / 34.76972°N 86.48083°W / 34.76972; -86.48083
Country United States
State Alabama
County Madison
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 256
GNIS feature ID 126069[1]

Ryland is an unincorporated community in eastern Madison County, Alabama. The community borders Maysville.

History[edit]

Ryland is named after the first postmaster, Virgil Homer Ryland.[2] A post office was established under the name Ryland in 1895.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ryland". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 121. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  3. ^ "Madison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 

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