Wheeler, Alabama

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Wheeler, Alabama
Wheeler is located in Alabama
Wheeler
Wheeler
Wheeler is located in the United States
Wheeler
Wheeler
Coordinates: 34°39′9.3″N 87°14′59″W / 34.652583°N 87.24972°W / 34.652583; -87.24972
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyLawrence
Elevation
597 ft (182 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)256

Wheeler (also known as Wheeler Station) is an unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Alabama, United States.[1] Wheeler had a post office at one time, but it no longer exists.[2] Wheeler has two sites on the National Register of Historic Places, the Tidewater-type cottage known as Bride's Hill and the former home of Joseph Wheeler, Pond Spring.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880114
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

Wheeler Station appeared on the 1880 U.S. Census as an unincorporated community of 114 residents. This was the only time it appeared on census records.

Geography[edit]

Wheeler is located in the Tennessee River valley, roughly 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Wheeler Lake. It is at 34°39′09″N 87°14′59″W / 34.65259°N 87.24974°W / 34.65259; -87.24974Coordinates: 34°39′09″N 87°14′59″W / 34.65259°N 87.24974°W / 34.65259; -87.24974 and has an elevation of 597 feet (182 m).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wheeler, Alabama
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wheeler Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
  4. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.