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Gallion
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Alabama
County Hale
Elevation 190 ft (60 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36742
Area code(s) 334
GNIS feature ID 155075

Gallion, also known as Macon Station, is an unincorporated community in Hale County, Alabama, United States. It was named in honor of Jo Gallion, a railroad official. Gallion has a post office with a ZIP code of 36742. Gallion has one site on the National Register of Historic Places, a plantation house known as Waldwic.

Geography

Gallion is located at 32.49681, -87.71612 and has an elevation of 194 feet (59 m).

Climate

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

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