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Coal Valley, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Alabama
County Walker
Elevation 367 ft (112 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 205
GNIS feature ID 116306

Coal Valley, also known as Cormick, is an unincorporated community in Walker County, Alabama, United States.

History

Coal Valley is named for the abundance of coal in the surrounding area. Coal mines were opened in Coal Valley after the completion of the Georgia Pacific Railway. The Coal Valley mines played a role in the 1920 Alabama coal strike. A post office operated under the name Cormick from 1890 to 1891 and under the name Coal Valley from 1891 to 1951.

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