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Abel Alabama

Abel is an unincorporated community in Cleburne County Alabama.
A post office was established at Abel in 1889, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907. The community was named after the biblical Abel, the second son of Adam and Eve.

Abel is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.

Time Zone: Abel lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

Telephone area codes for Abel: (256) & (938)

Cleburne County Alabama Map


Explore Alabama: Cleburne County is located on what was once Creek and Cherokee Indian land. The first settlers came to the area in the 1820s and named the town of Edwardsville as the county seat. Settlement in the area remained sparse until the 1830s, when gold was discovered in the vicinity of Arbacoochee and Chulafinnee in the southern part of the county. By 1836, some 5,000 miners had moved to the area in hopes of striking it rich.

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