Location within the state of Alabama
|Coordinates: 30°22′59″N 88°14′18″W / 30.38306°N 88.23833°WCoordinates: 30°22′59″N 88°14′18″W / 30.38306°N 88.23833°W|
|Elevation||7 ft (2 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
The name of the community is derived from Bayou Coden, the bayou that it is situated upon. Bayou Coden is an English translation of the original French name, Coq d' Inde. Beginning in the late 1800s the area became known for its resorts, but a hurricane in 1906 ended the hotel business.
Coden is located at 30°22′59″N 88°14′18″W / 30.38306°N 88.23833°W and has an elevation of 7 feet (2 m).
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Coden, Alabama
- "Portersville Revival Group: Annual Letter". Portersville Revival Group. 2007. Retrieved 27 April 2010.
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