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COUNTY INFORMATION Bibb County is named 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.
Bibb County Courthouse
Photo by Calvin Beale - Courtesy of USDA
CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES
* Brent * West Blocton * Greenpond * Centreville * Vance (part - Part of Vance is in Tuscaloosa County) * Woodstock originally incorporated as a town named "North Bibb, Alabama" *(Part of Woodstock is in Tuscaloosa County) *
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- Website Updates:April 2015: Death Records: 1860 Mortality Schedule
January 2015: Marriage News: WILLIAMS, DINKINS; Death News: BEAIRD, MERCHANT, CRAWFORD, HILL, RODERICK, GREATHOUSE, TAYLOR; Crime News: HILL, HUBBARD, REDD, LAZNOVICH, GREATHOUSE, METZGER; Calamity News: 1927 West Blocton Fire
October 2014: 1925 List of Confederate Pensioners
September 2014: Crime News; THRASHER
July 2014: Mil: 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
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