The Huntsville Principal Meridian
Huntsville, AL

The baseline of the Huntsville Meridian is the Tennessee/Alabama border.

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Submitted by:

John N Shankland
June 3, 2005


When this site was visited by Albert White there was an indentation in the road marking the resurveyed point. The road has been repaved again and no traces remain of the principal meridian initial point. Additionally the historical marker has been removed.

State Borders

This surveying post of concrete and steel pipe is within 5 feet of the State border monument. It is marked P.O.T.


This photo shows the area of the I.P. located approximately in-between the start of the two yellow lines.

North and south sides of the border monument.