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Atwood, Alabama
Country United States
State Alabama
County Franklin
Elevation
741 ft (226 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35571
GNIS feature ID 113274

Atwood is an unincorporated community located in southern Franklin County, Alabama, United States. It is located along Alabama Highway 172 between the towns of Hodges and Vina. Atwood is situated just south of the Bear Creek Reservoir.

History

Atwood was named after Abner Atwood, a local physician. A post office was established in the town in 1898, but was later closed.

Coordinates: 34°21′38″N 87°59′42″W / 34.36056°N 87.99500°W / 34.36056; -87.99500

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