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Pickens County Alabama

 

Pickens County was established on December 20, 1820, and named for revolutionary war hero General Andrew Pickens of South Carolina. The county seat was relocated from Pickensville to Carrollton in 1830.

The first courthouse in Carrollton was burned on April 5, 1865 by troops of Union General John T. Croxton. A second courthouse was also destroyed by fire on November 16, 1876. [Source: wikipedia.org]


Pickens County Courthouse
Pickens County Courthouse

 CITIES, TOWNS,  AND POPULATED PLACES 

 
* Aliceville * Reform * Carrollton * Ethelsville * Gordo * McMullen * Memphis * Pickensville *   

UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES

 * Benevola * Coal Fire * Macedonia * McShan * Olney * Vienna *

 

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Website Updates:
Apr 2016: Misc Records: 1907 County Officers
Jan 2016: Misc Records: 1931 County Officers; Marriage News: STONE, MARTIN; Death News: DOSS, CROOKS, MONTGOMERY
Oct 2015: Misc Records: 1913 County Officers
Sept 2015: Bio: BUSH
Jul 2015: 1939 Confederate Pensioners
April 2015: Redecorated site and now all pages are mobile friendly.
January - March 2015: Misc. News: GORE; Crime News: PEARSON; Sick List News: CHERRY; Bio: CHILDS, JOHNSTON, WILLETT; Query: HUGH LAFAYETTE - Submitted by Candy Lafayette; Died: HUGHES, JOHNSTON, CLARDY; Death Notice: ANDREW and ROBERT WINDLE - Transcribed by James Andrew Windle, Jr.; WWI Draft Registration Cards: NEVITT, NEWELL, NEWTON, NIBLET, NICHOLES, NOLAND, NOLAN, Marriage News: YARBOROUGH, GRIMES, BEARD, FERGUSON, QUINN, DUNCAN, HOLLINGSWORTH, PETETE, BELL, GORE,
 
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Pickens County Gen. Society
P O Box 793
Gordo, Al 35466

Pickens County Clerk
P.O. Box 370 Carrollton, AL 35447
Telephone: (205) 367-2010

 

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