Unusual Place Names In Alabama

Comprehensive list of unusual place names in Alabama.

Slapout Alabama

Slapout Alabama Store

Slapout Alabama Slapout, also called Holtville, is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Elmore County. Slapout is located on the western bank of Lake Jordan, and much of its population lives along this lakeshore, or in the neighboring Lightwood community. According to tradition, the old name of Slapout was derived from a storekeeper’s way of […]

Bacon Level Alabama

Bacon Level Alabama Bacon Level is an unincorporated community located 3–4 miles southeast of Roanoke, in Randolph County. Folk lore has it that some pioneers in the 1800s had their provisions stolen. They were told there were some outlaws up the way, where the trail leveled out. That’s where they found their bacon at the level spot, […]

Igloo Shaped House of Prayer

Spies by Day, Super Heros at Night

Igloo Shaped House of Prayer County Road 63 Calera Alabama Small igloo-shaped rock and cement structure with sign over opening “House of Prayer.” From I-65, exit 228, go west on highway 25. Go about one mile and turn right on Highway 31. Turn left on Eighth Avenue. Turn left on county road 63. House of […]