Seminole, Alabama

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Seminole, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Seminole, Alabama is located in Alabama
Seminole, Alabama
Seminole, Alabama
Seminole, Alabama is located in the US
Seminole, Alabama
Seminole, Alabama
Coordinates: 30°30′55″N 87°28′26″W / 30.51528°N 87.47389°W / 30.51528; -87.47389Coordinates: 30°30′55″N 87°28′26″W / 30.51528°N 87.47389°W / 30.51528; -87.47389
Country United States
State Alabama
County Baldwin
Elevation 98 ft (30 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36574[1]
Area code(s) 251
GNIS feature ID 126545[2]

Seminole is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Seminole is located along U.S. Route 90, 14.4 miles (23.2 km) east of Robertsdale.[3]

In the Top Gear: US Special the town's 'State Line Convenience' was the location of an attack on the main presenters by residents angered by slogans written on their cars.[4]

History[edit]

The community is named after the Seminole tribe.[5] A post office operated under the name Seminole from 1894 to 1967.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  2. ^ "Seminole". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ General Highway Map: Baldwin County, Alabama (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-08-19. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ https://lifeinmotion.wordpress.com/2007/02/12/top-gear-in-america/
  5. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 125. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  6. ^ "Baldwin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 January 2016.