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Franklin County Alabama
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. By Rudi Weikard; - 2012 (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons 3.0
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES * Belgreen * Hodges * Phil Campbell * Red Bay * Russellville (county seat) * Spruce Pine * Vina * * Atwood * Burntout * Halltown * Liberty Hill * Nix * Old Burleson * Pleasant Site *
* Pogo * Seven Pines *
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Online Data WEBSITE UPDATES:Dec 2017: Birth News: SHOOK; Advertisers; Death News: BURGESSOct 2017: Brick Wall - DAVIS - Submitted by Kimberly ParrishJul 2017: Crime News: TERRY, HUGHES; Church News; Weather News; Death News: JOHNSON; Website redecorated and now all pages are mobile friendly
Apr 2017: County: 1923 County Officers
Feb 2017: Marriages of The Cedar Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church - submitted by Mary Ellen Ezzell Ahlstrom
Dec 2016: Brick Walls: HOLT - Submitted by Deborah Falls; Crime News: COLLIER, TAYLOR
Oct 2016: Misc: 20 Businessmen of Franklin County in 1908
Jul 2016: Death Records: 1908 - 1909 Deaths
Jun 2016: Brick Walls: SPENCER - Submitted by Peggy Frost
Apr 2016: County Records: 1907 County Officers
Jan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers
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