Cottonton, Alabama

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Cottonton, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Cottonton, Alabama is located in Alabama
Cottonton, Alabama
Cottonton, Alabama
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Country United States
State Alabama
County Russell
Elevation 220 ft (70 m)
Population 136
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36851
Area code(s) 334
GNIS feature ID 116693[1]

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 (19.0 km) south-southeast of Seale.[2] Cottonton has a post office with ZIP code 36851.[3]

Notable person


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Cottonton has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps. [4]


Below are photographs taken in Cottonton as part of the Historic American Buildings Survey:


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  3. United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Climate Summary for Cottonton, Alabama