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Etowah County Alabama
The county name is from the Cherokee Indian language, which means "edible tree."
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.Photo by Rivers A. Langley CC BY-SA 3.0ETOWAH COUNTY COURTHOUSEOLD ETOWAH COURTHOUSE
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Attalla * Boaz * Gadsden (county seat) * Glencoe * Hokes Bluff * Rainbow City * Southside * Altoona *
* Reece City * Ridgeville * Sardis City * Walnut Grove * Ballplay * Bristow Cove * Carlisle-Rockledge *
* Coats Bend * Egypt * Gallant * Ivalee * Lookout Mountain * New Union * Tidmore Bend *
* Whitesboro * Anderson * Liberty Hill * Mountainboro * Pilgrims Rest * Bairdville *
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Online Data BirthRecords Cemeteries FamilyRecords Wills andProbate Records Website Updates:
Jun 2018: Sick List News: GUESTMar 2018: Website updated and pages are mobile friendly; Crime News: NAUGHER, LINDSEY, TIDMORE; Married News: YOUNGBLOOD, MAYFIELD, PRATT, LOVINS; Visiting News: Coats Bend News: CROFT, MEEKS, MCKINNE, RALLS, STEWORT
Dec 2017: Death News: BRAMLETT, WIER: Crime News: BEESON, TALLY, HALL, BETTY, MAYO, BEACHAM
Nov 2017: Calamity News: PERKINS, GALLOWAY, COBB, HOWARD; Marriage News: HOOPER, JAMES; Sick List News: GOFORTH, HARVEY, WHISNANT, WHISNANCE
Sep 2017: Death News: MCLENDON - Transcribed by Heather Holley
Jul 2017: Community News: Gadsden Street Railway Company, Electric lights; Visiting News: FREEMAN, STROTHER, COSTELLO, FLEMING, CRUMP, CHAMBERLAIN, FRANK, GOLDTHWAITE, HEDLESTON, BROOKS; Crime News: WOODLIFF, STEWART
Apr 2017: County: 1923 County Officers
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