Trimble, Alabama

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Trimble
Unincorporated community
Trimble is located in Alabama
Trimble
Trimble
Trimble's location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 34°05′36″N 86°56′55″W / 34.09333°N 86.94861°W / 34.09333; -86.94861Coordinates: 34°05′36″N 86°56′55″W / 34.09333°N 86.94861°W / 34.09333; -86.94861
Country  United States
State  Alabama
County Cullman
Elevation 160 m (525 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 153718[1]

Trimble, also known as Trimble Town or Burch, is an unincorporated community in Cullman County, Alabama, United States.

History[edit]

Trimble is named after its first postmaster, William Trimble.[2] A post office operated under the name Trimble from 1886 to 1905.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trimble". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 138. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  3. ^ "Cullman County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 October 2014.