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Former post office in Alberta
|Elevation||177 ft (54 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
The community has the name of Alberta Bush, the wife of a railroad official.
Alberta is located at Coordinates: and has an elevation of 177 feet (54 m).
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Alberta has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
Alberta Census Division (1960-)
|U.S. Decennial Census|
Alberta has never reported separately as an unincorporated community on the U.S. Census. However, the census division for the northernmost part of Wilcox County was named for Alberta when it was created in 1960. The census-designated places (CDPs) of Boykin and Catherine are located within the Alberta census division. Since 1960 to 2010, it has reported a Black majority in the division.
- Marie Foster, leader in the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s.
- Joseph Smitherman, mayor of Selma, Alabama for 35 years.
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