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Founded December 5,
Formed out of parts of Macon, Tallapoosa, Chambers, and
Russell Counties, it is named in honor of Robert E. Lee, commanding
general of the Confederate Army.
The county seat is Opelika, and
the largest city is Auburn.
The Lee County Courthouse in Opelika was added to the
National Register of Historic Places on July 23, 1973.
Phenix City, located in the southeastern corner of Lee
County, merged with the town of Girard, located in the northeastern
corner of Russell County. To prevent the new town of Phenix City
from straddling the Lee-Russell line, Lee County ceded to Russell
County the 10 square miles in the southeastern corner surrounding
Phenix City in exchange for 20 square miles in the northwest corner
of Russell County surrounding the unincorporated community of
Marvyn. This new territory is what forms the southern "panhandle" of
* Auburn *
Loachapoka * Notasulga (part in Macon County)
* Opelika * Phenix
City (part in Russell County) * Smiths Station
* Waverly (part in
Chambers County) * Beauregard
* Beulah * Gold Hill * Marvyn *
Roxana * Salem
2014: Bio: KYLE, HOOPER
WATSON; Crime News
2014: Mil: Civilwar: Southern Claim Commission
2014: Bio: BLACK - Transcribed by Joseph Rose
2014: Bio: ERWIN - Transcribed by LA Bauer; Water Mills of Lee County in
2014: Bio: ABBOTT - Transcribed by Susan Geist;
Known Newspapers of Lee County
Archived Updates 2008 -