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County Information

Limestone County was established on February 6, 1818.
Its name comes from Limestone Creek, a local stream
County Seat: Athens

courthouse
County courthouse

 

 CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

* Ardmore * Athens * Decatur (most of Decatur is in Morgan County)
* Elkmont * Huntsville (most of Huntsville is in Madison County)
* Lester * Madison (most of Madison is in Madison County)
* Mooresville * Tanner


 

 
Online Data
Birth Records Biographies Cemeteries Census Records
Church Records Death Records History Marriage Records
Military Records Miscellaneous Records Newspaper Gleanings Obituaries and Death Notices
Pioneer Families Post Offices School Records Wills and Probate Records
Website Updates:
Jul 2015: 1939 Confederate Pensioners
Mar 2015: 1830 Census - Transcribed by Debbie Hudson
Jan 2015: Death News: YARBROUGH, BERRY, CHEW, BRIDGEFORTH, OWEN, HOLLINGSWORTH, CRAFTS, NUNN, WADSWORTH, DAVIS; Married News: LAWSON, COFFEE, NANNY, RHOADS, HATCHETT, MCDONALD, ADKINS, WHITT, PATTERSON, BLACK, PHARR, SCOTT, KENNEMER, MOODY, Bios: CALDWELL; Birth News: RAINEY; 1820 State Census
Nov 2014: Bio: KEYES
Oct 2014: 1925 Confederate Pensioners
Aug 2014: Bio: VANDEGRIFT, CARTWRIGHT; Bio: BAUGH - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
Jul 2014: Mil: Civilwar: Southern Claims Commission Applicants; Bio: DAVIS, CARTRIGHT;
May 2014: Bio: ALEXANDER, DABNEY - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
Apr 2014: Water Mills in 1886; Mil: WWI Wounded List of Oct 1918 - Submitted by Rose Stout
Feb 2014: Bio: HUNDLEY, LANE, COLEMAN,  Known Newspapers of Limestone County

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 Surrounding Counties


* Lincoln County, TN - northeast

* Madison County - east

* Morgan County - southeast across the Tennessee River

* Lawrence County - southwest across the Tennessee River

* Lauderdale County - west across the Elk River

 


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