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Elrod, Alabama
Elrod, Alabama is located in Alabama
Elrod, Alabama
Elrod, Alabama
Location in Alabama
Elrod, Alabama is located in the United States
Elrod, Alabama
Elrod, Alabama
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Alabama
County Tuscaloosa
246 ft (75 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 205, 659
GNIS feature ID 117963

Elrod is an unincorporated community in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States. Elrod is located on County Route 15, 13.3 miles (21.4 km) west-northwest of Tuscaloosa. Elrod has a post office with ZIP code 35458. Elrod was renamed from Sipsey Turnpike in 1898 after the Mobile and Ohio Railroad reached the community. It was named in honor of William W. Elrod, a local physician.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Elrod has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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