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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
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Aliceville * Reform * Carrollton * Ethelsville * Gordo * McMullen * Memphis * Pickensville *
* Benevola * Coal Fire * Macedonia * McShan * Olney * Vienna *
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- Website Updates:Jan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers; Marriage News: STONE, MARTIN; Death News: DOSS, CROOKS, MONTGOMERYOct 2015: County Records: 1913 County OfficersSept 2015: Bio: BUSHJul 2015: 1939 Confederate PensionersApril 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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