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=== Welcome to Alabama, Heart of&nbsp;Dixie ===
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Spanish explorers are believed to have arrived at Mobile Bay in 1519, and the territory was visited in 1540 by the explorer Hernando de Soto. The first permanent European settlement in Alabama was founded by the French at Fort Louis de la Mobile in 1702. The British gained control of the area in 1763 by the Treaty of Paris, but had to cede almost all the Alabama region to the U.S. and Spain after the American Revolution. The Confederacy was founded at Montgomery in February 1861, and, for a time, the city was the Confederate capital.
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Spanish explorers are believed to have arrived at Mobile Bay in 1519, and the territory was visited in 1540 by the explorer Hernando de Soto. The first permanent European settlement in Alabama was founded by the French at Fort Louis de la Mobile in 1702. The British gained control of the area in 1763 by the Treaty of Paris, but had to cede almost all the Alabama region to the U.S. and Spain after the American Revolution. The Confederacy was founded at Montgomery in February 1861, and, for a time, the city was the Confederate capital.
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*There are links available online to aid in doing Alabama research. The following link provides access to related sites for Alabama research, Regimental Histories, Confederate Research, and Genealogical Links that include a Groom to Bride index. [[Alabama Website Links|Read more...]]  
 
*There are links available online to aid in doing Alabama research. The following link provides access to related sites for Alabama research, Regimental Histories, Confederate Research, and Genealogical Links that include a Groom to Bride index. [[Alabama Website Links|Read more...]]  
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br> [[Baine County, Alabama|Baine]] | [[Baker County, Alabama|Baker]] | [[Benton County, Alabama|Benton]] | [[Cabela County, Alabama|Cabela]] | [[Cotaco County, Alabama|Cotaco]] | [[Decatur County, Alabama|Decatur]] | [[Hancock County, Alabama|Hancock]] | [[Jones County, Alabama|Jones]] | [[Sanford County, Alabama|Sanford]]
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br> [[Baine County, Alabama|Baine]] | [[Baker County, Alabama|Baker]] | [[Benton County, Alabama|Benton]] | [[Cabela County, Alabama|Cabela]] | [[Cotaco County, Alabama|Cotaco]] | [[Decatur County, Alabama|Decatur]] | [[Hancock County, Alabama|Hancock]] | [[Jones County, Alabama|Jones]] | [[Sanford County, Alabama|Sanford]]  
  
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*[http://ph.state.al.us/chs/vitalrecords/Providers/Courts.PDF Courthouse addresses] for all 67 counties.
 
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Revision as of 20:03, 17 May 2010

This article is about the southern U.S. state. For other uses, see Alabama (disambiguation).

United States > Alabama

Welcome to Alabama, Heart of Dixie

Alabama.png Alabama flag.png

Spanish explorers are believed to have arrived at Mobile Bay in 1519, and the territory was visited in 1540 by the explorer Hernando de Soto. The first permanent European settlement in Alabama was founded by the French at Fort Louis de la Mobile in 1702. The British gained control of the area in 1763 by the Treaty of Paris, but had to cede almost all the Alabama region to the U.S. and Spain after the American Revolution. The Confederacy was founded at Montgomery in February 1861, and, for a time, the city was the Confederate capital.


Featured Content



Did You Know?

  • There are links available online to aid in doing Alabama research. The following link provides access to related sites for Alabama research, Regimental Histories, Confederate Research, and Genealogical Links that include a Groom to Bride index. Read more...
  • Did you know you can find your infamous Alabama ancestors at Alabama Blacksheep Ancestors?

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Baine | Baker | Benton | Cabela | Cotaco | Decatur | Hancock | Jones | Sanford


Research Tools


Things You Can Do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: