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Founded December 17, 1821
Its name is in honor of General Zebulon Pike, of New Jersey, an explorer who led an expedition to southern Colorado and discovered Pikes Peak in 1806.

Pike County comprised a large tract of country, so large that it was called the State of Pike, including a part of what is now Crenshaw, Montgomery, Macon, Bullock, and Barbour Counties, and extended to the Chattahoochie River on the east.
Its county seat is Troy

Towns and Cities:
* Banks * Brundidge * Goshen * Troy



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Census Records

Church Records

Death Records


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Military Records

Miscellaneous Records

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

Pioneer Families

Post Offices

School Records

Wills and Probate Records

Website Updates:
January 2015: Marriage News: GREEN, WEST, MADISON, SHEPPERD, WALKER, HENDRICK, STARLING, HINTON, MCKINLEY, KEY; Death News: HARDEN, WILSON, JOHNSON, RICHBERT; Civil War News: 1863 Deserters of the 15th Alabama Regiment: ALBRITTON, DICKEN, HALE
Nov 2014: Census: 1830 Census - Transcribed by Transcribed by Michael Upchurch
July 2014: Obit: LEE - Transcribed by Camellia; Bio: FOSTER;
May 2014: Mil: WWI Wounded of Oct 1918 - Submitted by Rose Stout
April 2014: History: Water Mills of Pike County in 1886
February 2014: Crime News: PARROTT; Known Newspapers of Pike County
January 2014: History 1888. Community news: HIGGINS, BANKS, MURPHY

Archived Updates 2008 - 2013


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Coffee County (south)
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