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Battleground, Alabama
Country United States
State Alabama
County Cullman
Elevation
1,079 ft (329 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID 159122
Other names Battle Ground
Sheatsville

Battleground is an unincorporated community in Cullman County, Alabama, United States.

Geography

Battleground is located at 34°18′16″N 86°59′47″W / 34.30444°N 86.99639°W / 34.30444; -86.99639 (34.304543 -86.996397) in the northwestern section of Cullman County, bordering Morgan County. Battleground is 1,079 feet (329 m) above sea level, overlooking the Tennessee Valley. Battleground sits on a hill that a Native American chief named in English Hill of all the battlegrounds.

History of Battleground

The name Battleground was derived from a battle that took place along the Forrest Streight Trail during the Civil War.

One of the historical landmarks in Battleground is Battleground School. Built in 1932, the school was closed in the mid 1990s. Today it is managed and maintained by Camp Liberty located in Battleground. The Battleground School shares land with the Battleground Volunteer Fire Department.

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