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Canton Bend, Alabama
Country United States
State Alabama
County Wilcox
Elevation
213 ft (65 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 334

Canton Bend, once known simply as Canton, is an unincorporated community in Wilcox County, Alabama, United States. Located on the south bank of the Alabama River, it served as the first county seat for Wilcox County from 1819 until its move to Camden in 1833. It has several historic sites, including Youpon Plantation and the Tristram Bethea House.

Geography

Canton Bend is located at 32°03′12″N 87°20′56″W / 32.05347°N 87.34888°W / 32.05347; -87.34888Coordinates: 32°03′12″N 87°20′56″W / 32.05347°N 87.34888°W / 32.05347; -87.34888 and has an elevation of 213 feet (65 m).

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