Abanda, Alabama

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Abanda, Alabama
Census-designated place
Abanda is located in Alabama
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Country United States
State Alabama
County Chambers
Area[1]
 • Total 3.011 sq mi (7.798 km2)
 • Land 2.998 sq mi (7.764 km2)
 • Water 0.013 sq mi (0.034 km2)
Elevation 646 ft (197 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 192
 • Density 64/sq mi (24.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 334
GNIS feature ID 112879[3]

Abanda is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Chambers County, Alabama, United States. Its population was 192 as of the 2010 census.[4]

History

Abanda was founded when the Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad (ABandA) was extended to that point.[5] A post office was established at Abanda in 1908, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1956.[6]

Economy

The median household income in Abanda is $13,864 which is considerably smaller than the United States average median income of $53,046. Also, versus the state of Alabama, average median income of $43,160, Abanda is approximately a third that size.[7]

References

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  4. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Abanda CDP, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 3, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Foscue, Virginia O. (1989). Place Names in Alabama. University of Alabama Press. p. 5. ISBN 978-0-8173-0410-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Chambers County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Towncharts.com