Boromville, Alabama

Boromville, also known as Borom, is an unincorporated community in Macon County, Alabama, United States.

Boromville
Boromville is located in Alabama
Boromville
Boromville
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 32°18′24″N 85°26′30″W / 32.30667°N 85.44167°W / 32.30667; -85.44167Coordinates: 32°18′24″N 85°26′30″W / 32.30667°N 85.44167°W / 32.30667; -85.44167
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyMacon
Elevation
489 ft (149 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)334
GNIS feature ID114743[1]

HistoryEdit

The community of Boromville grew up around the site of Fort Bainbridge, which was located on the Federal Road.[2] A post office operated under the name Borom from 1894 to 1917.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Boromville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Kathryn H. Braund; Gregory A. Waselkov; Raven M. Christopher (13 August 2019). The Old Federal Road in Alabama: An Illustrated Guide. University of Alabama Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-8173-5930-0.
  3. ^ "Macon County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 February 2020.