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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. Its
county seat is Gadsden.
In area, it is the smallest
county in Alabama
Courthouse of Etowah
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.
* Altoona (part in Blount County) *
* Boaz (part in Marshall County) *
* Gallant (unincorporated) * Glencoe (part in
* Hokes Bluff * Mountainboro *
Ohatchee (part in Calhoun County)
* Rainbow City *
Reece City * Ridgeville * Sardis City
* Southside *
THANKS TO OUR
February 2014: Obit:
List of Known Newspapers of
January 2014: Community
News: Coal famine; Weather News: 1895
Waterspout in Gadsden
Archived Updates 2008 -