Holtville, Alabama facts for kids
|• Total||25.230 sq mi (65.35 km2)|
|• Land||21.577 sq mi (55.88 km2)|
|• Water||3.653 sq mi (9.46 km2)|
|Elevation||354 ft (108 m)|
|• Density||162.346/sq mi (62.682/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||120302|
Holtville/Slapout is located on the western bank of Lake Jordan, and much of its population lives along this lakeshore, or in the neighboring Lightwood community.
According to tradition, the old name of Slapout was derived from a storekeeper's way of stating an item was out of stock: he was "slap out of it".
In Popular Culture
Holtville was the subject of a 1945 film by The United States Information Agency that highlighted how a rural community can overcome poverty and poor soil through education and commitment.".
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