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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.
Old Washington County Courthouse,
County Road 34,Saint Stephens, Washington County, AL
Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540


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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Biographies Birth Records Cemeteries Census Records
Church Records County Records Death Records History
Marriage Records Military Records Newspaper Gleanings Obituaries and Death Notices
Post Office School Records St. Stephens Data Wills and Probate Records
Website Updates:
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
Oct 2014: Mil; 1925 Confederate Pensioners
Jul 2014: Military: Civilwar: Southern Claims Commission Applicants
Jun 2014: Bio: LIPSCOMB - Transcribed by R. Ramos
Apr 2014: History: Water Mills of Washington County in 1886
Feb 2014: St Stephens data; Known Newspapers of Washinton County
Jan 2014: History 1888


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Surrounding Counties     

Choctaw - (north)

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



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