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The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Nectar is approximately 238 (1990), 345 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 96 (1990), 137 (2010).
The amount of land area in Nectar is 4.707 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.036 sq kilometers.
The distance from Nectar to Washington DC is 656 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 113 miles. (as the crow flies)
Nectar is positioned 33.96 degrees north of the equator and 86.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.


northeast of Birmingham in central Alabama.
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History & History Related Items

Jim Walker was one of the earliest settlers. In the beginning, Nectar was called Tidmore and divided into blocks and streets. There was a post office there in 1902. The mail was carried on horse back from Blountsville. The town of Nectar was incorporated in 1979. The first mayor was Eldridge Marsh. The churches in Nectar date back into the 1860 time frame.

In the early 1800's the first covered bridge was built over Scarum Creek. In the fall of 1909, another covered bridge was built over Big Warrior River to connect Nectar and Cleveland. A third covered bridge was built over the Big Warrior River in 1934 to connect Nectar and Locust Fork. This bridge burned on June 13, 1993.
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