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Lauderdale County Alabama

Lauderdale County Alabama is named for Colonel James Lauderdale of Tennessee. The county seat of Lauderdale County is in Florence. Lauderdale County was established 6 February 1818, a year before Alabama became a state. The county seat, Florence, was also established in 1818. Some of the older settlements in the county is Center Star, located between Killen and Rogersville. This area was once claimed by both the Chickasaw's and Cherokees Indians. The first post office was in the town Lexington on Loretto Road in 1880.  
 
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LAUDERDALE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
 
 
 
 
 CITIES, TOWNS,  AND POPULATED PLACES
 
* Florence (county seat)  *  Anderson  *  Killen  *  Lexington  *  Rogersville  *  St. Florian  *  Underwood-Petersville  *  Waterloo *  Bailey Springs  *  Center Star  *  Cloverdale  *  Elgin  *  Grassy  *  Green Hill  *  Mars Hill  *  Oakland  *  Rhodesville  *  Smithsonia  *  Stewartville  *  Threet  *  Wright  *  Zip City  *
 
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Website Updates:
June 2018: Court: Old Court Cases; Calamity News: PORTLOCK; Church Records: First Presbyterian Florence Church Membership List
May 2018: Will: GARRARD- Submitted by Virgil Holden
Mar 2018: Death News: KEY, OLIVER; Calamity News: WAYLAND; Visiting News: RUTHERFORD, SLOSS, MILNER, BLISS, PATTON, PETTY, BAKER, BICKNELL, HARRISON, PRICE
Dec 2017: Marriage News: MEADOWS, SHARPE
Nov 2017: Bio: HARRISON, GOLDTHWAITE
Jul 2017: Mil: Korean War Casualties; Website redecorated and now most all pages are mobile friendly
Apr 2017: County: 1923 County Officers; Marriage News: WILLIAMS, O'NEAL
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