Walter, Alabama

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Walter, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Walter, Alabama is located in Alabama
Walter, Alabama
Walter, Alabama
Walter, Alabama is located in the US
Walter, Alabama
Walter, Alabama
Coordinates: 34°07′07″N 86°40′37″W / 34.11861°N 86.67694°W / 34.11861; -86.67694Coordinates: 34°07′07″N 86°40′37″W / 34.11861°N 86.67694°W / 34.11861; -86.67694
Country United States
State Alabama
County Cullman
Elevation 718 ft (219 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 256 & 938
GNIS feature ID 128561[1]

Walter is an unincorporated community in Cullman County, Alabama, United States. Walter is located on Alabama State Route 91, 7.2 miles (11.6 km) northeast of Hanceville.

History[edit]

Walter is named for the son of the community's first postmaster.[2] A post office operated under the name Walter from 1888 to 1905.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Walter". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 144. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  3. ^ "Cullman County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 November 2015.