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Bass, Alabama
Bass, Alabama is located in Alabama
Bass, Alabama
Bass, Alabama
Location in Alabama
Bass, Alabama is located in the United States
Bass, Alabama
Bass, Alabama
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jackson
Elevation
620 ft (189 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35772
Area codes 256/938
GNIS feature ID 156032

Bass is an unincorporated community in northern Jackson County, Alabama, United States, located approximately six miles northwest of Stevenson.

History

Bass, originally known as Bass Station, was the site of a station along the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway (NC&StL), built in 1853. The name Bass was chosen by Vernon King Stevenson, president of NC&StL, in honor of his wife, whose maiden name was Maria Louisa Bass. A post office was established in 1873, but it was later closed. Louisville and Nashville Railroad gained control of NC&StL in 1880 but continued to operate it independently before finally merging in 1957.

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