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Limestone County Alabama
Limestone County was established by the Alabama Territorial legislature on February 6, 1818. On November 27, 1821, the Alabama State legislature passed an Act that altered the boundary of Limestone County to include the area east of the mouth of the Elk River with the Tennessee River. At the time, that area was a part of Lauderdale County. Its name comes from Limestone Creek, a local stream. County Seat: Athens LIMESTONE COUNTY COURTHOUSE AT ATHENS Photo By Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, photograph by Carol M. Highsmith - Public Domain
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Athens (county seat) * Ardmore * Elkmont * Lester * Mooresville * Belle Mina * Capshaw * Coxey * Good Springs * Greenbrier * Holland Gin * Oakland (near Athens) * Oakland (near Madison) * Scarce Grease * Tanner * Thach * Veto *
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Online Data -- Wills andProbate Records Website Updates:June 2018: Sick List News; FRASER, THATCHMay 2018: Family: ROWLAND Bible RecordMar 2018: Sick List News: HOLT, GARRISON, VASSER, ROSENAU, TILLMAN; Death News: PHELPS, MCCALLEY; Church News: Colored Cumberland Presbyterian Church, LITZY, MCCAULY, FRIEND, WHITTEN, ROBERTSJan 2018: Death News: CAMPBELLDec 2017: Death News: TURRENTINESept 2017: Death News - Transcribed by Heather HolleyJul 2017: Website redecorated and now most pages are mobile friendly; Marriage News: PEEBLES, LOMASNEY, SMITH, JOHNSON, HURD, HARTApr 2017: County: 1923 County Officers
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