Mount Sterling, Alabama

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Mount Sterling, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Mount Sterling, Alabama is located in Alabama
Mount Sterling, Alabama
Mount Sterling, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
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Country United States
State Alabama
County Choctaw
Elevation 164 ft (50 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 205

Mount Sterling is an unincorporated community in Choctaw County, Alabama, United States.[1] Mount Sterling was once a prosperous antebellum community, with an economy based on cotton and timber, but today little is left other than a few scattered houses. One church building, the Mount Sterling Methodist Church, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2][3]

Mount Sterling's population as an unincorporated community was listed as 126 at the 1880 U.S. Census, the only time a figure was returned.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 126
U.S. Decennial Census[4]


Mount Sterling is located at Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. and has an elevation of 164 feet (50 m).[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Sterling, Alabama
  2. Chiat, Marilyn Joyce Segal (1997). America's Religious Architecture: Sacred Places For Every Community. John Wiley and Sons. p. 279. ISBN 978-0-471-14502-8.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Staff (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "U.S. Decennial Census". Retrieved June 6, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>