Holland Gin, Alabama Article

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Holland Gin, Alabama
Holland Gin, Alabama is located in Alabama
Holland Gin, Alabama
Holland Gin, Alabama
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 34°57′48″N 86°53′14″W / 34.96333°N 86.88722°W / 34.96333; -86.88722
CountryUnited States
State Alabama
County Limestone
Elevation
899 ft (274 m)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 256
GNIS feature ID156487 [1]

Holland Gin is an unincorporated community in Limestone County, Alabama, in the United States.

Holland Gin has been noted for its unusual place name. [2] Holland Gin was named for a cotton gin operated by a father and son, Hezzie and Egbert Holland. [3]

References

  1. ^ "Holland Gin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Thompson, George E. (1 July 2009). You Live Where?: Interesting and Unusual Facts about where We Live. iUniverse. p. 2. ISBN  978-1-4401-3421-0.
  3. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 72. ISBN  0-8173-0410-X.