Stockton, Alabama

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Stockton
Unincorporated community
Stockton is located in Alabama
Stockton
Stockton
Stockton is located in the US
Stockton
Stockton
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 30°59′38″N 87°51′29″W / 30.99389°N 87.85806°W / 30.99389; -87.85806Coordinates: 30°59′38″N 87°51′29″W / 30.99389°N 87.85806°W / 30.99389; -87.85806
Country United States
State Alabama
County Baldwin
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 127416

Stockton is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. It is the nearest community to Bottle Creek Indian Mounds, a National Historic Landmark.

The community is part of the DaphneFairhopeFoley Micropolitan Statistical Area.

A slasher film, Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, was made in and around the Stockton area.

History[edit]

The community is most likely named for Francis Stockton, who was appointed in 1809 to select a site for the first Baldwin County courthouse.[1] The Stockton post office first began operations in 1837.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 132. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  2. ^ "Baldwin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 January 2016.