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Irvington, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Gold City performing in Irvington
Gold City performing in Irvington
Country United States
State Alabama
County Mobile
Elevation 131 ft (40 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36544
Area code(s) 251

Irvington is an unincorporated community located along U.S. Route 90, east of St. Elmo and north of Bayou La Batre in southwestern Mobile County, Alabama, United States. It has a post office utilizing the 36544 ZIP code and is home to the Mobile International Speedway and Silver King Golf Course.

History

Early in the 20th century, Irvington was a thriving farm community and the center of a lucrative Tung oil (Vernicia fordii) business.

Geography

Irvington is located at 30°30′25″N 88°14′02″W / 30.50686°N 88.23389°W / 30.50686; -88.23389Coordinates: 30°30′25″N 88°14′02″W / 30.50686°N 88.23389°W / 30.50686; -88.23389 and has an elevation of 131 feet (40 m).


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