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Capps, Alabama
Country United States
State Alabama
County Henry
Elevation
423 ft (129 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 334
GNIS feature ID 115606

Capps, also known as Choctawhatchee, is an unincorporated community in Henry County, Alabama, United States. Capps is located on Alabama State Route 173, 7.2 miles (11.6 km) southeast of Abbeville.

History

Capps is named after Daniel W. Capps, the community's first postmaster. A post office operated under the name Capps from 1849 to 1972. Capps served as a shipping point for agricultural products between Abbeville and Headland.

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