Simcoe, Alabama

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Simcoe, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Simcoe, Alabama is located in Alabama
Simcoe, Alabama
Simcoe, Alabama
Simcoe, Alabama is located in the US
Simcoe, Alabama
Simcoe, Alabama
Coordinates: 34°13′27″N 86°44′04″W / 34.22417°N 86.73444°W / 34.22417; -86.73444Coordinates: 34°13′27″N 86°44′04″W / 34.22417°N 86.73444°W / 34.22417; -86.73444
Country United States
State Alabama
County Cullman
Elevation 948 ft (289 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 256 & 938
GNIS feature ID 126860[1]

Simcoe is an unincorporated community in Cullman County, Alabama, United States, located on Alabama State Route 69, 3.7 miles (6.0 km) southwest of Fairview.

History[edit]

Simcoe is named for Lake Simcoe, a lake in Ontario.[2] A post office operated under the name Simcoe from 1884 to 1903.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Simcoe". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 128. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  3. ^ "Cullman County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2015.