Smuteye, Alabama

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Smuteye, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Smut Eye Grocery
Smut Eye Grocery
Smuteye, Alabama is located in Alabama
Smuteye, Alabama
Smuteye, Alabama
Smuteye, Alabama is located in USA
Smuteye, Alabama
Smuteye, Alabama
Coordinates: 31°58′41″N 85°39′01″W / 31.97806°N 85.65028°W / 31.97806; -85.65028
Country United States
State Alabama
County Bullock
Elevation 466 ft (142 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36005
Area code(s) 334
GNIS feature ID 157081[1]

Smuteye or Smut Eye is an unincorporated community in Bullock County, Alabama, United States, located northeast of Perote.

Smuteye is located in ZIP code 36061, but residents now use a mailing address in Banks: 36005.

Smuteye Pond and Smuteye Lake are located north of Smuteye and south of Aberfoil.

Name[edit]

According to one account, the community received its name when the local men would spend all day socializing at its blacksmith shop and return home covered in soot.[2] It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.[3][4]

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Coordinates: 31°58′41″N 85°39′01″W / 31.97806°N 85.65028°W / 31.97806; -85.65028