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Choctaw County Alabama
Choctaw County was established on December 29, 1847. The County was named for the Choctaw tribe of American Indians, though most of those which resided here were removed to Oklahoma. The early pioneers of Choctaw came from France, Ireland and Scotland, but mostly from North and South Carolina.
The county's population reached its peak in the 1920's due to the jobs created by such companies as E. E. Jackson Lumber Company in Riderwood and Choctaw Lumber Company in Bolinger. After the sawmills closed, Choctaw began a decline in population.
Its county seat is Butler.
Choctaw County Courthouse (2009) Photo By RuralSWAlabama (Billy Milstead) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Butler * Gilbertown * Lisman * Needham * Pennington * Silas * Toxey *
* Bladon Springs * Jachin * Melvin * Mount Sterling * Pushmataha * Spring Hill * Robjohn * Yantley *
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Dec 2016: Website redecorated and all pages are mobile friendly; Death News: YEATMAN; News: Ads: 1853 - Cullums Springs
Oct 2016: Misc: 20 Businessmen of Choctaw County in 1908
Jul 2016: Death Records: 1908 - 1909 Deaths; Death Notice: ADDISON
Apr 2016: County: 1907 County Officers
Mar 2016: Bio: WILSON
Jan 2016: Bios: HEARD; County Records: 1931 County Officers
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