Place:Bangor, Blount, Alabama, United States

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NameBangor
Alt namesCoopers Gapsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS1000900
Copperas Gapsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS1000900
Coppers Gapsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS1000900
TypeCommunity
Coordinates33.967°N 86.75°W
Located inBlount, Alabama, United States
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Bangor is an unincorporated community in Blount County, Alabama. Nearby Bangor Cave housed a speakeasy during Prohibition and continues to be a popular attraction for area spelunkers.

Bangor is located at 33°58'28" North and 86°45'23" West. The community lies east of Interstate 65 and about 30 miles north of Birmingham.


Bangor Cave Casino was once a world renowned speakeasy. It was shut down in 1939 by the "G Men" and its owners and employees were arrested. The gaming equipment and the whiskey were taken and destroyed.

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