Welcome to Bibb County Alabama
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History

Its name is in honor of William W. Bibb, a Governor of Alabama. The county seat is Centreville and it's a "prohibition" or dry county. Cabela County was established on February 7, 1818, named for the Cahawba River, (now more commonly "Cahaba River"), ultimately from the Choctaw for "water above." In 1820, it was renamed Bibb County.

Towns and Cities
* Brent * West Blocton * Greenpond * Centreville
* Woodstock originally incorporated as a town named "North Bibb, Alabama" (part - Part of Woodstock is in Tuscaloosa County)
* Vance (part - Part of Vance is in Tuscaloosa County)


Bibb County Online Data

Biographies

Birth

Cemeteries

Census

Churches

Deaths

Family Photo Gallery

History

Marriages

Military Data

Newspaper Data

Obituaries 

Post Offices

Schools

  Wills

Website Updates:
 
October 2014: 1925 List of Confederate Pensioners
Sept 2014: Crime News; THRASHER
July 2014: Military: Civil War: Southern Claims Commission Applicants
Church: 1856 Minutes of the Mulberry Baptist Association
April 2014: History: Water Mills of Bibb County in 1886
February 2014: Cemeteries: Caffee Cemetery, Hickman Cemetery, Green Cemetery, Randolph Cemetery, Shady Grove Cemetery, Ray Cemetery
January 2014: List of Known Newspapers

Archived Updates 2008 - 2013


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SURROUNDING COUNTIES

Shelby County

Jefferson County

Chilton County

Perry County

Hale County

Tuscaloosa County


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Bibb County Courthouse
Photo by Calvin Beale - Courtesy of USDA


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