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Chilton County Alabama

Baker County was established on December 30, 1868, named for Alfred Baker, with its county seat at Grantville. In 1874, the county was renamed Chilton County, in honor of William Parish Chilton, Sr. (1810-1871) who was a lawyer who became Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court and later represented Montgomery County in the Congress of the Confederate States of America. On February 4, 1861, Wm. Chilton gaveled the Confederacy into existence, as acting leader of the Provisional Congress. In 1942, the U.S. Navy commissioned a new vessel the USS Chilton in honor of Chilton County.
 Photo by Calvin Beale - 2007 - US Dept of Agriculture


Clanton (county seat) * Jemison * Maplesville * Thorsby *


   * Isabella  *  Jumbo  *  Mountain Creek  *  Stanton  *  Verbena  * 

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July 2017: Death News: NELSON; Crime News: POWELL, BANKHEAD, JONES
Apr 2017: County: 1923 County Officers
Dec 2016: Sick List News: HEADLY, SANDERS; Website redecorated and all pages are mobile friendly
Oct 2016: Misc: 20 Businessmen of Chilton County in 1908
Jul 2016: Death Records: 1908 Deaths

Apr 2016: County Records: 1907 County Officers
Jan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers

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Surrounding Counties

Shelby County (north)

Coosa County (east)

Elmore County (southeast)

Autauga County (south)

Perry County (southwest)

Bibb County (northwest)



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