Newell, Alabama facts for kids
|Elevation||902 ft (275 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||256 & 938|
|GNIS feature ID||156792|
Newell was named after the family of W. P. Newell, who was elected as sheriff of Randolph County in 1845. Newell also served as a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from 1853 to 1855. He later served as the mayor of Camp Hill, Alabama.
A post office was established under the name Newell in 1887. The post office was closed on October 5, 2002.
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