Ten Broeck, Alabama

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Ten Broeck, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Ten Broeck is located in Alabama
Ten Broeck
Ten Broeck
Location within Alabama
Coordinates: 34°25′04″N 85°59′13″W / 34.41778°N 85.98694°W / 34.41778; -85.98694Coordinates: 34°25′04″N 85°59′13″W / 34.41778°N 85.98694°W / 34.41778; -85.98694 
Country United States
State Alabama
County DeKalb
Elevation 1,188 ft (362 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 256

Ten Broeck, also spelled Tenbroeck, is an unincorporated community in DeKalb County, in the U.S. state of Alabama.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Ten Broeck was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1905.[2] The community was named after a local horse.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930137
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

According to the 1930 U.S. Census, Ten Broeck incorporated in 1925. It was the only time it was listed on the census rolls to date.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ten Broeck, Alabama
  2. ^ "De Kalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Tenbroeck in DeKalb County was named for runaway horse". Gadsden Times. Jun 17, 1984. pp. B1. Retrieved 30 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.