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Basham, Alabama
Basham, Alabama is located in Alabama
Basham, Alabama
Basham, Alabama
Location in Alabama
Country United States
State Alabama
County Morgan
745 ft (227 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 256
GNIS feature ID 156031

Basham is an unincorporated community in western Morgan County, Alabama, United States, located just south of the city limits of the Morgan County seat Decatur.


Originally known as Basham's Gap, the community was settled by James H. Basham circa 1818. A post office operated under the name Basham's Gap from 1847 to 1895 and under the name Basham from 1895 to 1907.

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