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Chigger Hill, Alabama

Chigger Hill was named from the fact the original settlers had to combat a serious infestation of mites. It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.

China Grove, Alabama

The community is likely named after local chinaberry trees. A post office operated under the name China Grove from 1830 to 1905. China Grove was one of the first settled areas in Pike County.

Chosea Springs, Alabama

Chosea Springs, also known as Chosa, Joseph Springs, Hannatown, Hickory Springs, or Hickory Town, is an unincorporated community in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States. A post office called Chosa was founded in 1889, and remained in operation ...

Chulafinnee, Alabama

Chulafinnee was named after the nearby Chulafinnee Creek, which was derived from Creek words chuli meaning "pine" and fina meaning "footlog". Chulafinnee was founded in 1835 when gold was found in the nearby creeks. The population was smaller tha ...

Chunchula, Alabama

Chunchula is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Mobile County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 210. It has a post office with the 36521 ZIP code. The community has one site listed on the A ...

Church Hill, Alabama

Church Hill is an unincorporated community in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States. Church Hill is the birthplace of Herschel Whitfield Arant, a legal academic and jurist who served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ...

Churchill Downs, Alabama

Churchill Downs is an unincorporated community in Mobile County, Alabama, in the United States. Churchill downs was known for his unusual name.

Clay City, Alabama

The community is named for the surrounding deposits of clay. Clay city was previously home to bricks and tiles manufacturers. Tile is used in the former city hall Fairhope was made in the town of clay. The first pottery works in the town of clay ...

Clay Hill, Alabama

Clay Hill, also spelled Clayhill, is an unincorporated community in Marengo County, Alabama, United States. Clay Hill was established prior to the American Civil War. It had a post office at one time, but it no longer exists.

Claysville, Alabama

Claysville was named in honor of Henry Clay, and served as the county seat of Marshall County from 1836 to 1838. During the American Civil War, Claysville became a strategic location, due to the ferry crossing of the Tennessee River. A Union Army ...

Clinton, Alabama

Clinton is an unincorporated community in Greene County, Alabama, United States. Clinton is located at the junction of Alabama routes 14 and 39, 7.9 miles northwest of Eutaw. Clinton has a post office with ZIP code 35448.

Clintonville, Alabama

Clintonville, also known as Indigo Head, is an unincorporated community in Coffee County, Alabama, United States. Clintonville is located at the junction of Alabama State Route 51 and Alabama State Route 122, 2.5 miles northeast of New Brockton.

Clopton, Alabama

Clopton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Dale County, Alabama, United States. Clopton is located on Alabama State Route 105, 10.9 miles west-northwest of Abbeville.

Cloverdale, Lauderdale County, Alabama

Cloverdale, also known as Raw Hide, is an unincorporated community in Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States. Cloverdale is located on Alabama State Route 157, 11 miles north-northwest of Florence. Cloverdale has a post office with ZIP code 35 ...

Cloverdale, Shelby County, Alabama

Cloverdale is an unincorporated community in Shelby County, Alabama, United States, located along Alabama State Route 53, 5 miles north-northeast of Vincent.

Coal Fire, Alabama

The community was first known as Fundee, which was a portmanteau of two local family names, the Funderburks and the DeLoaches. It was then renamed for a local creek, which has been recorded as both Coal Fire and Cold Fire. A post office called Co ...

Coal Valley, Alabama

Coal Valley is named for the abundance of coal in the surrounding area. Coal mines were opened in Coal Valley after the completion of the Georgia Pacific Railway. The Coal Valley mines played a role in the 1920 Alabama coal strike. A post office ...

Coalburg, Alabama

Coalburg is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. Coalburg was home to coal mines first developed by John T. Milner, who sold them in May 1883 to the Georgia Pacific Railway. Edward Magruder Tutwiler became the ...

Coats Bend, Alabama

Coats Bend is a census-designated place in Etowah County, Alabama, United States. Its population was 1.394 as of the 2010 census. A post office was established in 1878 and was in operation until 1903.

Collegeville (Birmingham)

Collegeville is a city neighborhood in North Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States. It is the location of Bethel Baptist Church, a National Historic Landmark. It includes the neighborhoods of Acipco-Finley, Collegeville, Fairmont, Harrim ...

Collirene, Alabama

Collirene is an unincorporated community in Lowndes County, Alabama, United States. Thomas Perkins Abernethy 1890-1975, writer, historian and educator, was born in Collirene.

Congo, Alabama

A post office called Congo was established in 1892, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1909. The name commemorates the expeditions made by David Livingstone to the African Congo.

Cooks Springs, Alabama

Cooks Springs is an unincorporated community in St. Clair County, Alabama, United States. Cooks Springs is located along Interstate 20 and U.S. Route 78, 6.3 miles west of Pell City. Cooks Springs had a post office until November 19, 2011, it sti ...

Corinth, Walker County, Alabama

Corinth is an unincorporated community in Walker County, Alabama, United States. Corinth is located along County Route 61 near the northern border of Cordova.

Corner, Alabama

Corner is located in Jefferson County at the intersection of Jefferson County, Walker County, and Blount County, hence the name. The community is about 6 miles west of Warrior. Much of it lies upon York Mountain, and as far away as Birmingham may ...

Corona, Alabama

Corona is an unincorporated community in Walker County, Alabama, United States. Corona is located on Alabama State Route 18, 4.6 miles west of Oakman.

Cortelyou, Alabama

Cortelyou was originally known as Richardson Station, but the Alabama Railroad Commission was petitioned by Richardsons citizens and the Southern Railway to move the location one quarter mile south and change the name to Cortelyou. This change to ...

Cottondale, Alabama

Cottondale is an unincorporated community in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States, now encompassed in the eastern suburbs of Tuscaloosa. The ZIP Code is 35453. Alternative spellings include Cotton Dale, Kennedale, Kennidale and Konnidale. Co ...

Cottonton, Alabama

Cottonton is an unincorporated community in Russell County, Alabama, United States. Cottonton is located along County Route 4 near Alabama State Route 165, 11.8 miles south-southeast of Seale. Cottonton has a post office with ZIP code 36851.

Coxey, Alabama

Coxey is an unincorporated community in western Limestone County, Alabama, United States. It is located on U.S. Route 72, 12.0 miles west of Athens.

Coy, Alabama

Coy is an unincorporated community in Wilcox County, Alabama, United States. Coy is located in a bend of the Alabama River and is home to several historic plantations. The most notable of these is Dry Fork Plantation, included on the National Reg ...

Cragford, Alabama

Cragford is an unincorporated community in Clay County, Alabama, United States, located 6.3 miles southeast of Lineville. Cragford has a post office with ZIP code 36255.

Crawford, Mobile County, Alabama

Crawford is an unincorporated community in Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Crawford is located along U.S. Route 98, 12 miles west-northwest of downtown Mobile.

Crawford, Russell County, Alabama

Crawford is an unincorporated community in Russell County, Alabama, United States. Crawford is located at the junction of U.S. Route 80 and Alabama State Route 169, 6.5 miles west of Ladonia. It was the second county seat of Russell County from 1 ...

Creek Stand, Alabama

The community is named due to it being founded on the former site of a Creek Indian village. A post office operated under the name Creek Stand from 1850 to 1921.

Cropwell, Alabama

Cropwell, also known as Coosa or Coosa Valley, is a neighborhood of Pell City, Alabama, United States. Cropwell is a small town and an unincorporated community. Cropwell is located along Alabama State Route 34, 2.5 miles south-southwest of downto ...

Cross Keys, Alabama

Cross Keys is located south of the former Montgomery and West Point Railroad. The community was named in honor of Cross Keys, South Carolina, the birthplace of early setter J. H. Howard. A post office operated under the name Cross Keys from 1837 ...

Crossroads, Alabama

Crossroads is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Crossroads is located on Alabama State Route 225, 5.5 miles southwest of Bay Minette.

Crumley Chapel, Alabama

Crumley Chapel, also known as Crumleys Chapel or Oakwood, is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Alabama northwest of Birmingham. The area was first settled in early 1840. The community’s name originated from a local church and cemet ...

Cullomburg, Alabama

Cullomburg is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Choctaw and Washington counties, Alabama, United States. Its population was 171 as of the 2010 census.

Curry, Talladega County, Alabama

Curry is an unincorporated community in Talladega County, Alabama, United States, located on Alabama State Route 21, 6.2 miles northeast of Talladega.

Curry, Walker County, Alabama

Curry is an unincorporated community in north-central Walker County Alabama, United States. It is the closest community to the Lewis Smith Lake dam. Curry is served by Alabama State Route 257, which is simply known as Curry Highway by locals.

Currys, Alabama

Currys, also known as Lenora, is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Alabama, United States. Currys is located on Alabama State Route 94, 35.2 miles south-southeast of Montgomery. A post office operated under the name Lenora from 18 ...

Curtis, Alabama

Curtis is an unincorporated community in Coffee County, Alabama, United States. Curtis is located at the junction of U.S. Route 84 and Alabama State Route 141, 5.4 miles west-southwest of Elba.

Danleys Crossroads, Alabama

Danleys Crossroads is an unincorporated community in Coffee County, Alabama, United States. Danleys Crossroads is located at the junction of Alabama State Routes 141 and 166, 5.9 miles west of Elba.

Danville, Alabama

Danville, also known as Houstons Store, is an unincorporated community in Morgan County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Decatur Metropolitan Area and the larger Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area.

Dawson, Alabama

Dawson is a small unincorporated community located in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. It is located atop Sand Mountain, approximately 4 miles northeast of the town of Crossville.

DeArmanville, Alabama

DeArmanville is an unincorporated community in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States, located on the southeast boundary of Anniston. DeArmanville has a post office with ZIP code 36257.

Delta, Alabama

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Koppen Climate Classification system, Delta has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Dickinson, Alabama

Dickinson is an unincorporated community in Clarke County, Alabama, United States. Dickinson is the hometown of Tom Franklin, a crime fiction writer. Dickinson also has the highest percentage of Cubans in the state.