Wilmer, Alabama

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Unincorporated community
Wilmer is located in Alabama
Location within Alabama
Coordinates: 30°49′24″N 088°21′41″W / 30.82333°N 88.36139°W / 30.82333; -88.36139Coordinates: 30°49′24″N 088°21′41″W / 30.82333°N 88.36139°W / 30.82333; -88.36139 [1]
Country United States
State Alabama
County Mobile
Elevation[1] 249 ft (76 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36587
Area code(s) 251
GNIS ID[1] 129064

Wilmer is an unincorporated community in Mobile County, Alabama, United States.[1][2]


Wilmer was named in honor of Richard Hooker Wilmer, the second bishop of Alabama in the Episcopal Church.[3] A post office first opened under the name Wilmer in 1894.[4]


Wilmer is located at 30°49′24″N 088°21′41″W / 30.82333°N 88.36139°W / 30.82333; -88.36139 (30.8232430, -88.3614002). The elevation is 249 feet (76 m).[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Feature Detail Report for: Wilmer (Mobile County, Alabama)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Wilmer, Alabama". Alabama Home Town Locator. Retrieved July 24, 2010. 
  3. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 149. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  4. ^ "Mobile County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 March 2015.