Samantha, Alabama

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Samantha, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Samantha, Alabama is located in Alabama
Samantha, Alabama
Samantha, Alabama
Samantha, Alabama is located in the US
Samantha, Alabama
Samantha, Alabama
Coordinates: 33°25′20″N 87°36′19″W / 33.42222°N 87.60528°W / 33.42222; -87.60528Coordinates: 33°25′20″N 87°36′19″W / 33.42222°N 87.60528°W / 33.42222; -87.60528
Country United States
State Alabama
County Tuscaloosa
Elevation 394 ft (120 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35482
Area code(s) 205
GNIS feature ID 157010[1]

Samantha is an unincorporated community in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States. Samantha is located along U.S. Route 43, 14.8 miles (23.8 km) north of Tuscaloosa. Samantha has a post office with ZIP code 35482.[2][3] Samantha was named in honor of the wife of the first postmaster, Sylvester Monroe Cowden.[4]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samantha". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved June 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 123. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.