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Name of County Date Formed Boundary
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Parent County Counties Created by Boundary Changes
Autauga 1818 Nov 21 Details Montgomery Chilton 1868, Elmore 1866
Baine 1866 Dec 07 Details Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, DeKalb, Marshall, St. Clair renamed Etowah 1868
Baker 1868 Dec 30 Details Autauga, Bibb, Perry, Shelby renamed Chilton 1874
Baldwin 1809 Dec 21 Details Washington, part of Florida Escambia 1868, Washington 1800
Barbour 1832 Dec 18 Details Creek Cession Bullock 1866, Russell 1832
Benton 1832 Dec 18 Details Creek Cession renamed Calhoun 1858
Bibb 1820 Dec 04 Details Monroe, Montgomery Chilton 1820
Blount 1818 Feb 07 Details Cherokee Cession, Montgomery Cullman 1877, Etoway 1868, Marshall 1836, Jefferson 1819
Bullock 1866 Dec 05 Details Barbour, Macon, Montgomery, Pike none
Butler 1819 Dec 13 Details Conecuh, Montgomery Crenshaw 1866, Lowndes 1830
Calhoun 1832 Dec 18 Details Creek Cession Cleburne 1866, Etowah 1868
Chambers 1832 Dec 18 Details Creek Cession Lee 1866
Cherokee 1836 Jan 09 Details Cherokee Cession Etowah 1867
Chilton 1874 Dec 17 Details renamed from Baker none
Choctaw 1847 Dec 29 Details Sumter, Washington none
Clarke 1812 Dec 10 Details Washington none
Clay 1866 Dec 07 Details Randolph, Talladega none
Cleburne 1866 Dec 06 Details Calhou, Randolph, Talladega none
Coffee 1841 Dec 29 Details Dale Crenshaw, 1866, Geneva 1868
Colbert 1867 Feb 6 Details Franklin abolished 1867, restablished 1869
Conecuh 1818 Feb 13 Details Monroe Butler 1819, Escambia 1868, Henry 1819
Coosa 1832 Dec 18 Details Creek Cession Elmore 1866
Cotaco 1818 Feb 08 Details Cherokee Turkeytown Cession renamed Morgan 1821
Covington 1821 Dec 18 Details Henry Crenshaw 1866, Dale 1824
Crenshaw 1865 Nov 24 Details Butler, Covington, Coffee, Lowndes, Pike none
Cullman 1877 Jan 24 Details Blount, Morgan, Winston none
Dale 1824 Dec 22 Details Covington, henry Coffee 1841, Geneva 1868, Houston 1903
Dallas 1818 Feb 09 Details Montgomery Lowndes 1830, Wilcox 1819
Decatur 1821 Dec 17 Details Jackson abolished 1824
DeKalb 1836 Jan 09 Details Cherokee cession Etowah 1868
Elmore 1866 Feb 15 Details Autauga, Montgomery, Cosa, Tallapoosa none
Escambia 1868 dec 10 Details Baldwin, Conecuh none
Etowah 1868 Dec 07 Details renamed from Baine none
Fayette 1824 Dec 20 Details Marion, Pickens,Tuscaloosa none
Franklin 1818 Feb 04 Details Cherokee & Chickasaw Indian Cession Colbert 1867. Courthouse destroyed 1 December 1891. 
Geneva 1868 Dec 26 Details Dale, Henry, Coffee Houston 1903, Hale 1867
Greene 1819 Dec 13 Details Marengo, Tuscaloosa, Pickens (1866) Hale 1867
Hale 1867 Jan 30 Details Greene, Marengo, Perry, Tuscaloosa none
Hancock 1850 Feb 12 Details Walker renamed Winston 1858
Henry 1819 Dec 13 Details Conecuh Covington 1821, Dale 1824, Geneva 1868, Hosuton 1903, Pike 1821
Houston 1903 Feb 09 Details Dale, Geneva, Henry none
Jackson 1819 Dec 13 Details Cherokee Cession Marshall 1836
Jefferson 1819 Dec 13 Details Blount none
Jones 1867 Feb 04 Details Marion, Fayette, Pickens abolished 1868
Lamar 1867 Feb 04 Details Jones Created as Jones County out of parts of Marion and Fayette counties on 4 Febuary 1867, abolished 13 November 1867, then recreated as Sanford County on 8 October 1868, name changed to Lamar on 8 February 1877.
Lauderdale 1818 Feb 06 Details Cherokee & Chickasaw Cession none
Lawrence 1818 Feb 04 Details Cherokee & Chickasaw Cession none
Lee 1866 Dec 15 Details Chambers, Macon, Russell, Tallapoosa none
Limestone 1818 Feb 06 Details Cherokee & Chickasaw Cessions none
Lowndes 1830 Jan 20 Details Butler, Dallas, Montgomery Crenshaw 1866
Macon 1832 Dec 18 Details Creek Cession Bullock 1866, Lee 1866
Madison 1808 Dec 13 Details Cherokee Cession none
Marengo 1818 Feb 07 Details Choctaw Cession Greene 1819, Hale 1867
Marion 1818 Feb 13 Details Tuscaloosa Fayette 1824, Walker 1823
Marshall 1836 Jan 09 Details Blount, Jackson, Cherokee Cession Etowah 1868, Jackson 1819
Mobile 1813 Aug 01 Details West Florida, Creek Cession none
Monroe 1815 Jun 05 Details Creek Cession Bibb 1818, Montgomery 1816, Conecuh 1818, Wilcox 1819
Montgomery 1816 Dec 06 Details Monroe Autauga 1818, Bibb 1818, Blount 1818, Bullock 1866, Butler 1819, Dallas 1818, Elmore 1866, Pike 1821, Shelby 1818, Lowndes 1830, Perry 1819
Morgan 1818 Feb 08 Details Cherokee Turkeytown Cession Cullman 1877
Perry 1819 Dec 13 Details Montgomery Chilton 1868, Hale 1867
Pickens 1820 Dec 19 Details Tuscaloosa Fayette 1824, Greene 1866
Pike 1821 Dec 17 Details Henry, Montgomery Bullock 1866, Crenshaw 1866
Russell 1821 Dec 18 Details Creek Cession, barbour Lee 1866
Saint Clair 1818 Nov 20 CLAIR Details Shelby Etowah 1868
Sanford 1868 Oct 08 Details Jones renamed Lamar
Shelby 1818 Feb 07 Details Montgomery Chilton 1868, Saint Clair 1818
Sumter 1832 Dec 18 Details Choctaw Cession Choctaw 1847
Talladega 1832 Dec 18 Details Creek Cession Clay 1866, Cleburne 1866
Tallapoosa 1832 Dec 18 Details Creek Cession Elmore 1866, Lee 1866, Walker 1823
Tuscaloosa 1818 Feb 07 Details Cherokee & Choctaw Cession Fayette 1824, Greene 1819, Hale 1867, Marion 1818, Pickens 1820
Walker 1823 Dec 20 Details Marion, Tuscaloosa Winston 1850
Washington 1800 Jun 04 Details Mississippi Territory, Baldwin Baldwin 1809, Choctaw 1847, Clark 1812, Monroe 1815
Wilcox 1819 Dec 13 Details Monroe, Dallas none
Winston 1850 Feb 12 Details renamed from Hancock Cullman 1877

References

  1. Alabama Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.

 

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