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Delmar
Winston County, Alabama

ZipCodes
35551

Motto
"Alabama's Best Kept Secret"



Page Contents for Delmar, Alabama

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government



Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The distance from Delmar to Washington DC is 702 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 147 miles. (as the crow flies)
Delmar is positioned 34.17 degrees north of the equator and 87.61 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Delmar elevation is 881 feet above sea level.

Location

in west-central Winston County. Delmar is located six miles north of Natural Bridge, five miles south of Haleyville, and 15 miles west of Double Springs, the county seat of the "Free State of Winston"
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Weather


moderate. Here is a weather page for Delmar.
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History & History Related Items

A history page for Delmar.

Originally known as Frog Level! They say it was named such for the swampy area of that time. By the 1880's, the residents wanted a post office in their community and petitioned for one to be opened. To their surprise, there was already a Frog Level with a post office in the state of Alabama. That Frog Level is now known as Fayette. In order to get a post office, there had to be a name change!

The name of Delmar began to be used around 1887. It is not known for sure why the name was chosen, but popular belief has it that one of the railroad construction engineers had a retired race horse named Delmar. Everyone liked the horse and when the railroad work was finished, the town was renamed for the horse, Delmar! The new town of Delmar promply applied to the Post Office Department and was given a new post office for Delmar. The first Postmaster was Newton L. Powell.

Here is another history page for Delmar.
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The founding of Delmar

1887


Attractions

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Delmar City Government

Town of Delmar, Alabama
P. O. Box 1
Delmar, AL 35551-0001
P.O. Box 76
Delmar, Alabama 35551-0076


Delmar Volunteer Fire Department

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