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      The 22nd U.S. State to join the Union:   14-December-1819
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Extinct Alabama Counties::
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County Name

Baine -
BaKer -
Benton -

Cahawba -
Cotaco -

Decatur -

Elk -

Jones -

Jones -
Factual information

(1866-1867), re-established as Etowah County a year later.
(1868-1874), renamed Chilton County.
Named for COL T.H. Benton, Creek War officer and U.S. Senator, renamed
         Calhoun County in 1858 for John C. Calhoun.

(1818-1820), renamed Bibb County.
(1818-1821), renamed Morgan County.

(1821-~1825), land redistributed between Madison and Jackson counties.

Named for the Elk River and established, May 9, 1817; Established by Mississippi Territory prior to Mississippi Alabama split; abolished prior to Alabama statehood; Disolved, January 26, 1818.

(Feb 1867-Nov 1867), area was re-established in Oct 1868 as Sanford County
         and then renamed Lamar County in 1877.
(Aug 1868-Oct 1868), Covington County was briefly renamed Jones County
         then changed back to Covington.

Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
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(To list a local society, please contact us.)

County Name

       A ——
Autauga -
Autauga -

       B ——
Baldwin -
Bibb -
Blount -
Bullock -
Butler -

       C ——
Calhoun -
Calhoun -
Chambers -
Chambers -
Cherokee -
Choctaw -
Clarke -
Clay -
Clay -
Cleburne -
Coffee -
Crenshaw -
Cullman -

       D ——
Dale -
DeKalb -

       E ——
Escambia -
Etowah -

       F ——
Fayette -

       H ——
Henry -
Henry -
Henry -
Houston -

       J ——
Jefferson -
Jefferson -

       L ——
Lamar -
Lawrence -
Lee -
Limestone -
Lowndes -

       M ——
Macon -
Madison -
Madison -
Marengo -
Marion -
Mobile -
Montgomery -
Montgomery -
Morgan -

       P ——
Perry -
Perry -
Pickens -
Pike -

       S ——
Saint Clair -
Shelby -
Sumter -

       T ——
Talladega -
Talladega -
Tallapoosa -
Tuscaloosa -
Tuscaloosa -
Tuscaloosa -

       W ——
Walker -
Washington -
Wilcox -
Winston -
Society Name and Location

Autauga County Heritage Association (Prattville, AL)
Autauga Genealogical Society (Prattville, AL)

Baldwin County Genealogical Society (Foley, AL)
Bibb County Heritage Association (Brierfield, AL)
Blount County Historical Society & Museum (Oneonta, AL)
Bullock County Historical Society (Union Springs, AL)
Butler County Historical & Genealogical Society (Greenville, AL)

AlaBenton Genealogical Society (Anniston, AL)
Calhoun County Historical Society (Anniston, AL)
Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society (Valley, AL)
Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society Blog (Valley, AL)
Cherokee County Historical Museum (Centre, AL)
Choctaw County Genealogical Society (Butler, AL)
Clarke County Historical Society and Museum (Grove Hill, AL)
Clay County Historical Society (Ashland, AL)
East Central Alabama Researchers (no twp. provided, AL)
Cleburne County Historical Society (Heflin, AL)
Pea River Historical and Genealogical Society (Enterprise, AL)
Crenshaw County Historical Society (Luverne, AL)
Cullman County Historical Society (Cullman, AL)

Dale County Genealogical and Historical Society (Ozark, AL)
DeKalb County Genealogical Society (Fort Payne, AL)

Escambia County Historical Society (Brewton, AL)
Etowah County Historical Society (Gadsden, AL)

Fayette County Historical Society (Fayette, AL)

Abbeville Memorial Library (Abbeville, AL)
Henry County Historical Group (Headland, AL)
Henry County Historical Society (Abbeville, AL)
Columbia Historical Society (Columbia, AL)

Birmingham Genealogical Society (Burmingham, AL)
Jefferson County Historical Commission (Burmingham, AL)

Lamar County Genealogical and Historical Society (Vernon, AL)
Lawrence County Historical Commission and Archives (Moulton, AL)
Lee County Historical Society (Loachapoka, AL)
Limestone County Historical Society (Athens, AL)
Lowndes County Historical & Genealogical Society (Minter, AL)

Macon County Genealogical Society (Tuskegee, AL)
Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society (Huntsville, AL)
Madison Station Historical Society (Madison Twp only, AL)
Marengo County Genealogical Society (Demopolis, AL)
Marion County Historical Society (Hamilton, AL)
Mobile County Genealogical Society (Mobile, AL)
Montgomery Genealogical Society (Montgomery, AL)
Montgomery Historical Society (Montgomery, AL)
Morgan County Archives and Morgan County Genealogical Society
         (Decatur, AL)

Perry County Genealogical Society (Uniontown, AL)
Perry County Historical Society (Marion, AL)
Pickens County Genealogical Society (Gordo, AL)
Pike County Historical & Genealogical Society (Troy, AL)

Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society & Museum (Gadsden, AL)
Shelby County Historical Society & Museum (Columbiana, AL)
Sumter County Historical Society (Livingston, AL)

Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society & Museum (Gadsden, AL)
Talladega County Historical Association (Talladega, AL)
Tallapoosa County Historical Society (Alexander City, AL)
Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Tuscaloosa Genealogical Society - Evening Group (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Tuscaloosa Genealogical Society - Morning Group (Tuscaloosa, AL)

Walker County Genealogical Society (Jasper, AL)
Washington County Historical Society (Chatom, AL)
Wilcox Historical Society (Camden, AL)
Winston County Genealogical Society (Double Springs, AL)

— Serving multiple areas —
East Central Alabama Researchers - Serving:  Autauga, Bullock, Calhoun, Chambers,
         Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Elmore, Lee, Macon, Montgomery, Randolph, Russell,
         St.Clair, Shelby, Talladega and Tallapoosa Counties.
Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society & Museum - Serving (but not limited to):  Blount,
         Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, DeKalb, Etowah, Marshall, Randolph, St. Clair and
         Talladega Counties.

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