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Dallas County Alabama
Dallas County was created by the Alabama territorial legislature on February 9, 1818, from Montgomery County, a portion of the Creek cession of August 9, 1814.
It was named for U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas of Pennsylvania.
Dallas County is located in the Black Belt region of the west-central portion of the state. It is traversed by the Alabama River and bordered by Perry, Chilton, Autauga, Lowndes, Wilcox, and Marengo counties. Originally, the county seat was at Cahaba, which also served as the state capital for a brief period. In 1865, the county seat was transferred to Selma.
Other towns and communities include Marion Junction, Sardis, Orrville, and Minter.
Dallas County Courthouse - Built in 1901 and remodeled in 1960.
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Selma * Valley Grande * Orrville * Beloit * Bogue Chitto * Browns * Carlowville * Crumptonia * Elm Bluff *
* Marion Junction * Minter * Plantersville * Pleasant Hill * Richmond * Safford * Sardis * Summerfield *
* Tyler * Selmont-West Selmont *
* Cahaba *
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Online Data Wills andProbate Records Website Updates:Jun 2018: Sick List News: DRAWHORN, BRIDGES; Death News: DUKEMar 2018: Marriage News: LESTER, PERKINS, HELDT, GUNN, BAGLY, PRESTRIDGE; Death News: GEORGEJan 2018: Church: Ocmulgee Church History to 1860Dec 2017: Misc News; Ads; Sick List: WALLER; Death News: HOOPER - Submitted by Heather HolleyNov 2017:Marriage News: LOCKWOOD, BRISLINSep 2017: Death News: PEARSON - Transcribed by Heather HolleyJul 2017: Death News: ROSS, FINLEY; Sick List News: WHITE; Marriage News: SPICER, SHUMATEApr 2017: County: 1923 County Officers; Sick List News: HAINES, HAMMOND; Death News: BRADFORDFeb 2017: Bio: KENDALL, MANNING
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