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Washington County Alabama
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. ** (see note at bottom) 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, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Chatom * McIntosh * Millry * Calvert (partly in Mobile County) * Cullomburg (partly in Choctaw County)
* Deer Park * Fairford * Fruitdale * Hobson * Leroy * Malcolm * St. Stephens * Sims Chapel *
* Wagarville * Tibbie * Vinegar Bend *
* Cortelyou * Escatawpa * Frankville * Sunflower * Wagarville * Yellow Pine *
* Wakefield *
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- Website Updates:Jan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers
- Oct 2015: County Records: 1913 County Officers
- Jul 2015: 1939 Confederate Pensioners
- May 2015: Redeccorated site and now most pages mobile friendly
- Jan 2015: Death News: WALWORTH, BOZEMAN, ODOM, MARTIN; Calamity News; 1916 fire, Marriage News: WERTS, COFFMAN
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This print is from the Library of Congress. Mr. Endinger has submitted the following information for the photo:
**....I did enjoy seeing the photograph of the St. Stephens courthouse/Masonic Lodge. For many years, just to the left of the Masonic Lodge, as viewed in the photograph, was Roy McNeil's General Store. It was still very much in business when I was a child.
You might add the note that it is present-day St. Stephens. Old St. Stephens, which no longer exists, is now the site of a large park and was formerly a limestone quarry for Lone Star Cement Company.
Joseph H. Endinger
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