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County Information

Franklin County was established on February 6, 1818.  Colbert County was originally established on February 6, 1867 after it split from Franklin County over political issues after the American Civil War. It was abolished eight months later by an Alabama constitutional convention and then reestablished on February 24, 1870.  Franklin county is named in honor of Benjamin Franklin, famous statesman, scientist, and printer.  Its county seat is Russellville.
 

 CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

* Belgreen * Isbell * Hodges * Phil Campbell * Red Bay * Russellville * Vina *
 
 
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Church Records Death Records Family Galleries History
Marriage Records Military Records Miscellaneous Records Newspaper Gleanings
Obituaries and Death Notices Post Offices School Records Wills and Probate Records
Website Updates:
 
Jul 2015: Brick Wall - JOHNSON - Submitted by Phil Johnson; 1939 Confederate Pensioners
May 2015: Obit: BOOTH - Transcribed by V. Bryan
April 2015: Deaths: 1860 Mortality Schedule
January 2015: Death News: HALE, BOOTH, MCLAIN, HOLLLINGSWORTH, RAY, LIGON, DINSMORE, HUDSON, BURFIELD, FERGUSON; Married News: RICHESON, WHITE, SWINNEY, CARLSON, MOORHEAD, GOSSET, Crime News: COCHRAN, SANDERSON, PREWITT, LIGON, RICHARDSON, Church News: DALE
December 2014: Bio: JACKSON, KIRK, MCWILLIAMS, LITTLE, STEELE
October 2014: 1925 Confederate Pensioners; Brick Wall: McHENRY - Submitted by Donnie McHenry
Sept 2014: Bio: THOMPSON - Mil: Civil: Pension File of MCHENRY - Submitted by Donnie McHenry
July 2014: Obit: HESTER - Transcribed by Bobby Dobbins Title; Southern Claims Commission Applicants
April 2014: Water Mills of Franklin County in 1886
March 2014: Brick Wall: GRAY - submitted by Ruby Gray Wallace
February 2014: Known Newspapers of Franklin County

Archived Updates 2008 - 2013


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Adjacent Counties

* Colbert County (north)

* Lawrence County (east)

* Winston County (southeast)

* Marion County (south)

* Itawamba County, MS (southwest)

* Tishomingo County, MS (northwest) 

 


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