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Hissop, Alabama
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Alabama
County Coosa
Area
 • Total 18.264 sq mi (47.30 km2)
 • Land 18.256 sq mi (47.28 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)
Population (32 2010)
 • Total 32
 • Density 1.752/sq mi (0.676/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 256 & 938
GNIS feature ID 120154

Hissop is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Coosa County, Alabama, United States. Its population was 658 as of the 2010 census.

History

A post office was established as Hissop in 1880, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1990. The community was named after the biblical plant Ezov, usually translated as hyssop.

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