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Active, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Alabama
County Bibb
Elevation 440 ft (130 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 205

Active is an unincorporated community in Bibb County, Alabama, United States.


The community was located on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad and was likely named to reflect the active spirit of its residents. A post office called Active was established in 1899, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906. Active has been noted for its unusual place name.

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