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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.  
 
Photo By Rudi Weikard (Own work), 2012, via
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 CITIES, TOWNS,  AND POPULATED PLACES
 
* Florence (county seat)  *  Anderson  *  Killen  *  Lexington  *  Rogersville  *  St. Florian  * 
*  Underwood-Petersville  *  Waterloo*
 
UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES:
 
* 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:
July 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
Dec 2016: Marriage News: THORNVILLE, MAGNESS, POWERS, BRYANT
Oct 2016: Death Notice: CARSON - Transcribed by Robin Line; Misc: 20 Businessmen of Lauderdale County in 1908
Jul 2016: Census: 1854 Business Directory
Apr 2016: County Records: 1907 County Officers
Jan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers
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Surrounding Counties 

Colbert County AL

Lawrence County AL

Limestone County AL

Giles County TN

Hardin County TN

Lawrence County TN

Wayne County TN

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