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County Information

Washington County in Tombigbee District was established by proclamation of Governor Winthrop Sargent of the Mississippi Territory on June 4, 1800, making it the oldest county in the State of Alabama. The county was named in honor of George Washington, first President of the United States of America. Washington County is home to the site of Old Saint Stephens, the first territorial capital of Alabama. Its county seat is Chatom.
 
 
Old Washington County Courthouse,
County Road 34,Saint Stephens, Washington County, AL
Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540

 

 CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

* Chatom * McIntosh * Millry * Vinegar Bend * Leroy *

 

 
Online Data

Biographies 

Birth Records Cemeteries Census Records
Church Records Death Records History Marriage Records
Military Records Newspaper Gleanings Obituaries and Death Notices Pioneer Families
Post Office School Records St. Stephens Data

Wills and Probate Records

Website Updates:
 
January 2015: Death News: WALWORTH, BOZEMAN, ODOM, MARTIN; Calamity News; 1916 fire, Marriage News: WERTS, COFFMAN
October 2014: Mil; 1925 Confederate Pensioners
July 2014: Military: Civilwar: Southern Claims Commission Applicants
June 2014: Bio: LIPSCOMB - Transcribed by R. Ramos
April 2014: History: Water Mills of Washington County in 1886
February 2014: St Stephens data; Known Newspapers of Washinton County
January 2014: History 1888

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Adjacent Counties

 

Choctaw - (north)
 
Clarke - (east)
 
Mobile - (south)
 
Baldwin - (southeast)
 
Wayne, MS - (west)
 
Greene, MS - (southwest) 

 


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