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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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Sept 2018: Death News: HARMON; Marriage News: CANNON, BAINE, DERLY, CAMBELL, HURST, OSLIN; Sick List News: LAND; Visiting News: GILMER, HEARN, WINSTON, PIERCEJun 2018: Marriage News: ROBERTSON, CARMICHAELMar 2018: Birth News: EDWARDS, MCNIDER; Sick List News: EDWARDS; Visiting News: Locals from Robjohn, Pushmataha, Bergamot, Ararat, BENNET, REID, BRYAN, BRASWELL, HORN, SHERRAR, DAIL, PERRY, BUSH, GUNN, GRAHAM, CARR, BARRON, CHRISTOPHER, FORD, GILDER, LITTLEPAGE, KNIGHTON, JONES, MURRAY, WATTSDec 2017: Death News: TAYLOR; Visiting News: WALLER
Jul 2017: Weather News: 1921 Tornado; Death News: BOONE, JORDAN
Apr 2017: County: 1923 County Officers
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