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The county name is from the Cherokee Indian language, which means "edible tree." It is the center of the 'Gadsden, AL, Metropolitan Statistical Area' which includes Etowah and Cherokee Counties. Etowah was originally the southern part of DeKalb County; however Baine County was established on December 7, 1866, named for General David W. Baine of the Confederate Army, with its county seat at Gadsden. The county was abolished in 1867, but a year later, Etowah County was created from the same territory. In area, it is the smallest county in Alabama.
Its county seat is Gadsden.
Courthouse of Etowah County
CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES
* Altoona (part in Blount County) * Attalla * * Boaz (part in Marshall County) * * Gadsden * Gallant (unincorporated) * Glencoe (part in Calhoun County)
* Hokes Bluff * Mountainboro * Ohatchee (part in Calhoun County)
* Rainbow City * Reece City * Ridgeville * Sardis City * * Southside * Walnut Grove *
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Apr 2017: County: 1923 County Officers
Dec 2016: Gossip News: WADE, FOSTER; Community News; Death News: HAMNER, RUSHELL
Oct 2016: Misc: 20 Businessmen of Etowah County in 1908
Jul 2016: Death Records: 1908 - 1909 Deaths
Apr 2016: County Records: 1907 County Officers
Jan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers; Marriage News: HANDLEY, WINDHAM; Crime News: HODGES; Death News: LATHAM; Community News: 1869 City Election results
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