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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Winston County was formed as Hancock County from Walker County on 12 February 1850, renamed Winston County on 22 January 1858. July 4, 1861 Winston county seceded from the state of Alabama becoming the "Free State of Winston".
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Winston County was formed as Hancock County from Walker County on 12 February 1850, renamed Winston County on 22 January 1858. July 4, 1861 Winston county seceded from the state of Alabama becoming the "Free State of Winston".  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850'''--Winston County was&nbsp;created 12 February 1850&nbsp;from [[Walker_County,_Alabama|Walker]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat''': Double Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1850'''--Winston County was&nbsp;created 12 February 1850&nbsp;from [[Walker County, Alabama|Walker]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat''': Double Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
====Populated Places====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Cullman_County,_Alabama|Cullman]]
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*[[Cullman County, Alabama|Cullman]]  
*[[Franklin_County,_Alabama|Franklin]]
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*[[Franklin County, Alabama|Franklin]]  
*[[Lawrence_County,_Alabama|Lawrence]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Alabama|Lawrence]]  
*[[Marion_County,_Alabama|Marion]]
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*[[Marion County, Alabama|Marion]]  
*[[Morgan_County,_Alabama|Morgan]]
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*[[Morgan County, Alabama|Morgan]]  
*[[Walker_County,_Alabama|Walker]]
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*[[Walker County, Alabama|Walker]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 03:16, 27 August 2010

Template:Alabama-stub United States  > Alabama > Winston County 

County Courthouse

History

Winston County was formed as Hancock County from Walker County on 12 February 1850, renamed Winston County on 22 January 1858. July 4, 1861 Winston county seceded from the state of Alabama becoming the "Free State of Winston".

Parent County

1850--Winston County was created 12 February 1850 from Walker County.  County seat: Double Springs [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1891 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).