Fort Mitchell, Alabama

Fort Mitchell is an unincorporated community in Russell County, Alabama, United States. The settlement developed around a garrisoned fort intended to provide defense for the area during the Creek War (1813–14).[2]

Fort Mitchell
Fort Mitchell is located in Alabama
Fort Mitchell
Fort Mitchell
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 32°20′30″N 85°01′18″W / 32.34167°N 85.02167°W / 32.34167; -85.02167Coordinates: 32°20′30″N 85°01′18″W / 32.34167°N 85.02167°W / 32.34167; -85.02167
CountryUnited States
354 ft (108 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)334
GNIS feature ID118523[1]

The community is the home of the Fort Mitchell National Cemetery, established in 1987 for interment of all US veterans. The current Mayor is A.C. Hil.[3]


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


  1. ^ "Fort Mitchell". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "RCH". Retrieved 2014-06-09.
  3. ^ National Cemetery Administration. "Fort Mitchell National Cemetery - National Cemetery Administration". Retrieved 2014-06-09.