Welcome to Cherokee County, Alabama

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COUNTY INFORMATION
 
Cherokee County was founded January 9, 1836
It is named for the Cherokee tribe of American Indians.
The county seat is Centre.



 CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

*  Cedar Bluff   *  Centre (County seat)  *  Gaylesville *  Leesburg *
* Collinsville (part - part is in DeKalb County)
* Sand Rock (part - part is in DeKalb County)
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 Website Updates: 
Apr 2015: Cemeteries: Alexander Cemetery
Feb 2015: Bio: MORTAGNE
Jan 2015: Marriage News: THOMPSON, BARRY, DEERMAN, WHORTON; Death News: LITTLE, LEE, HURLEY, CLINTON, WOOD, BELL, BISHOP, GARRET, CHILDERS, NORTON, CAMERON; Industrial News: Cornwell Iron Works; Community News: Courthouse Burned; Crime News: WEST
Oct 2014: 1925 Confederate Pensioners
Sep 2014: Bio: KYLE, MEEKS, JOHNSON, DUNCAN, WARD, STANDIFER, LAY, BELL
Jul 2014: Mil: Civil: Southern Claims Commission Applicants; Obit: MEIDZIELSEI,  MAJELSKI
Apr 2014: Bio: LOWRY - Transcribed by Kim Mohler; History: Water Mills of Cherokee County in 1886
Mar 2014: Obit: COLLINS , Crime News
Feb 2014: Wills: Index of Will Book A
Jan 2014: Death News: PRATT; Sick List: SANDERS, HOPKINS, MARTIN; Known Cherokee County Newspapers

 
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Adjacent Counties

DeKalb County, Alabama - north

Chattooga County, Georgia - northeast

Floyd County, Georgia - east

Polk County, Georgia - southeast

Cleburne County, Alabama - south

Calhoun County, Alabama - south

Etowah County, Alabama - west 

 


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