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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
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Clanton (county seat) * Jemison * Maplesville * Thorsby *
* Isabella * Jumbo * Mountain Creek * Stanton * Verbena *
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Online Data BirthRecords Wills andProbate Records WEBSITE UPDATES:Sept 2017: Crime News: WALKER, WILLIAMS - Transcribed by Heather HolleyJul 2017: Death News: NELSON; Crime News: POWELL, BANKHEAD, JONESApr 2017: County: 1923 County OfficersDec 2016: Sick List News: HEADLY, SANDERS; Website redecorated and all pages are mobile friendlyOct 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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