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Stockton
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Alabama
County Baldwin
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 127416

Stockton is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. It is the nearest community to Bottle Creek Indian Mounds, a National Historic Landmark.

The community is part of the DaphneFairhopeFoley Micropolitan Statistical Area.

A slasher film, Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood was made in and around the Stockton area.

History

The community is most likely named for Francis Stockton, who was appointed in 1809 to select a site for the first Baldwin County courthouse. The Stockton post office first began operations in 1837.

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