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Mount Sterling, Alabama
Country United States
State Alabama
County Choctaw
164 ft (50 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 205

Mount Sterling is an unincorporated community in Choctaw County, Alabama, United States. Mount Sterling was once a prosperous antebellum community, with an economy based on cotton and timber, but today little is left other than a few scattered houses. One church building, the Mount Sterling Methodist Church, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Mount Sterling's population as an unincorporated community was listed as 126 at the 1880 U.S. Census, the only time a figure was returned.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 126
U.S. Decennial Census


Mount Sterling is located at 32°05′38″N 88°09′47″W / 32.09375°N 88.16307°W / 32.09375; -88.16307Coordinates: 32°05′38″N 88°09′47″W / 32.09375°N 88.16307°W / 32.09375; -88.16307 and has an elevation of 164 feet (50 m).

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