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Siluria, Alabama

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Country  United States
County  Shelby
Area code(s)  205
Elevation  150 m
State  Alabama
Time zone  Central (CST) (UTC-6)
GNIS feature ID  126847
Local time  Tuesday 4:43 PM
Siluria, Alabama
Weather  30°C, Wind W at 19 km/h, 29% Humidity

Siluria is a former town and now a neighborhood in Alabaster, Alabama, located in Shelby County, Alabama in the Birmingham, Alabama, metropolitan area. It was the home of a large cotton mill and company-built mill village which began operations in 1896 and finally closed in 1979. It incorporated on May 25, 1954, but was later annexed by Alabaster in May 1971. It's named for the Silurian geological period because of rocks found there. A post office was established in 1872, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1972.

Contents

Map of Siluria, Alabaster, AL 35007, USA

Notable people

  • Jim Davenport, born in Siluria, major league baseball player
  • Willie Kirkland, born in Siluria, major league baseball player
  • Cathy O'Donnell, born Ann Steely in Siluria, actress, on July 6, 1923
  • References

    Siluria, Alabama Wikipedia


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