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County Information

Houston County was founded February 9, 1903
It was established on February 9, 1903 from parts of Dale County, Geneva County and Henry County. It was named after George Smith Houston, a Governor of Alabama
Its county seat is Dothan.

Dothan Civic Center

Houston County Courthouse

 

 

 CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

* Ashford * Avon * Columbia * Cottonwood * Cowarts
* Dothan (parts of Dothan are in Dale County and in Henry County)
* Gordon * Kinsey * Madrid * Rehobeth * Taylor * Webb *


 

 
Online Data
Biographies Birth Records Cemeteries Census Records
Church Records Death Records Family Stories

History

Marriage Records Military Records Miscellaneous Records Newspaper Gleanings
Obituaries and Death Notices  Post Offices School Records Wills and Probate Records
Website Updates:
 January 2015: Death News: SMITH, TRAMMELL, BEAUCHAMP,  REEVES, KEYTON, MIXON, NEWTON, MULLEN, DYKES, HARDEN, KIRKLAND, TURNER, GILMORE, BEVEL, OGLETREE, BULLOCK, BRUNER, SHAW; Marriage News: SMITH, HUBBARD, SUMMERFIELD, INGRAM, PREVATE,
December 2014: Weather News: 1897 cyclone
July 2014: Military: Civilwar: 1925 Confederate Pensioners
April 2014: Death News: EDWARDS, ROACH, FRANKLIN, WILLIAMS
February 2014: Known Newspapers of Houston County
 

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Adjacent Counties

Henry County (north)

Early County, GA (east)

Seminole County, GA (southeast)

Jackson County, FL (south)

Geneva County (west)

Dale County (northwest)

 


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