|Elevation||676 ft (206 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 ( Central (CST))|
|• Summer ( DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||115608 |
Capshaw, also known as Lux[ citation needed], is an unincorporated community in eastern Limestone County, Alabama, United States. It is located at the intersection of Capshaw, Sanderson and NW Dupree Worthey Roads.
The community was named for an early settlers David and William Capshaw. Citation: Territorial papers of the U.S. Vol VI Mississippi page 106 thru 113.Elks River Petition to the President and Congress by intruders on Chickasaw lands. Signed by 450 males. #318 David Capshaw, #433 William W. Capshaw. Madison County Mississippi Territory (AL), 5 Sep 1810. David Capshaw (1779-1839) raised a large family in the community. A post office under the name Capshaw was first opened in 1918. [ unreliable source?]
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