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[AL] Counties Formation

1800
WASHINGTON COUNTY was formed in 1800 out of the Mississippi Territory. .

1808
MADISON COUNTY was formed in 1808 out of land acquired by the Cherokee and Chickasaws of 1806.

1809
BALDWIN COUNTY was formed in 1809 out of Washington County and West Florida.

1812
CLARKE COUNTY was formed in 1812 out of Washington County.

1813
MOBILE COUNTY was formed in 1813 out of Baldwin County and West Florida.

1815
MONROE COUNTY was formed in 1815 out of land acquired in the Creek Cession of 1814.

1816
MONTGOMERY COUNTY was formed in 1816 from Monroe County.

1817
LIMESTONE COUNTY was formed in 1817 from land acquired in the Cherokee Cession of 1806 and 1816.

SHELBY COUNTY was formed in 1817 from Montgomery County. Columbiana is the county seat.

1818
AUTAUGA COUNTY was formed in 1818 from Montgomery County.

BIBB COUNTY. was formed in 1818 from Monroe County.

BLOUNT COUNTY was formed in 1818 from Montgomery County and land acquired by the Federal Government in the Creek Cession of 1814.

CONECUH COUNTY was formed in 1818 from Monroe County

DALLAS COUNTY was formed in 1818 from Monroe and Montgomery Counties.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, formed in 1818, was formed out of land acquired in the Cherokee Cession of 1816.

LAUDERDALE COUNTY was formed in 1818 from land acquired in the Cherokee and Cession of 1816.

LAWRENCE COUNTY was formed in 1818 out of land acquired by the Cherokee and Chickas of 1816.

MORGAN COUNTY. formed in 1818 out of land acquired in the Cherokee Turkeytown Cession.

ST. CLAIR COUNTY was formed in 1818 out of Shelby County. There are two courthouses: one at Ashville, the county seat and one at Pell City.

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY was formed in 1818 out of land acquired in the Cherokee and Choctaw Cession of 1816.

1819
BUTLER COUNTY was formed in 1819 out of Conecuh and Monroe Counties.

GREENE COUNTY was formed in 1819 out of Marengo and Tuscaloosa Counties.

HENRY COUNTY was formed from Conecuh County in 1819.

JACKSON COUNTY was formed in 1819 out of land acquired in the Cherokee Cession of 1816..

JEFFERSON COUNTY was formed out of Blount County in 1819. There are four courthouses: Birmingham. Bessemer, Center Point and Homewood.

PERRY COUNTY was formed in 1819 out of land acquired in the Creek Cession of 1814

WILCOX COUNTY was formed in 1819 out of Monroe and Dallas Counties.

1820
PICKENS COUNTY was formed in 1820 out of Tuscaloosa County.

1821
COVINGTON COUNTY was formed in 1821 out of Henry County.

PIKE COUNTY was formed in 1821 out of Henry and Montgomery Counties.

1824
DALE COUNTY was formed in 1824 out of Covington and Henry Counties.

FAYETTE COUNTY was formed in 1824 out of Tuscaloosa and Marion Counties

WALKER COUNTY was formed in 1824 out of Tuscaloosa and Marion Counties.

1830
LOWNDES COUNTY was formed from Butler, Dallas and Montgomery Counties in 1830

1832
BARBOUR COUNTY was formed in 1832 from land acquired by the Creek Cession of 1832 and Pike County.

CALHOUN COUNTY was formed in 1832 out of land acquired by the Creek Cession of 1832.

CHAMBERS COUNTY was formed in 1832 out of land acquired in the Creek Cession of 1832.

COOSA COUNTY was formed in 1832 from land acquired in the Creek Cession of 1832.

MACON COUNTY was formed in 1832 out of land acquired through the Creek Cession.

RANDOLPH COUNTY was formed in 1832 out of land acquired in the Creek Cession of 1832.

RUSSELL COUNTY was formed in 1832 out of land acquired in the Creek Cession of 1832.

SUMTER COUNTY was formed in 1832 from land acquired in the Choctaw Cession of 1832.

TALLADEGA COUNTY was formed in 1832 out of land acquired in the Creek Cession of 1832

TALLAPOOSA COUNTY was formed in 1832, was formed out of land acquired in the Creek Cession of 1832.

1836
CHEROKEE COUNTY was formed in 1836 out of land acquired in the Cherokee Cession of 1835

DEKALB COUNTY was formed in 1836 out of land acquired in the Cherokee Cession of 1835.

1841
COFFEE COUNTY was formed in 1841 out of Dale County.

1847
CHOCTAW COUNTY was formed in 1847 out of Sumter and Washington Counties.

1850
WINSTON COUNTY was formed in 1850 out of Walker County

1866
BULLOCK COUNTY was formed in 1866 out of Barbour, Macon, Montgomery and Pike Counties.

CLAY COUNTY was formed in 1866 out of Randolph and Talladega Counties.

CLEBURNE COUNTY was formed in 1866 out of Calhoun, Randolph and Talladega Counties.

COLBERT COUNTY was formed in 1867 out of Franklin County.

CRENSHAW COUNTY. was formed in 1866 out of Butler, Coffee, Covington, Lowndes, Counties.

ELMORE COUNTY was formed in 1866 out of Autauga, Coosa, Montgomery and Tallapoosa Counties.

ETOWAH COUNTY was formed in 1866 from Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, DeKalb, Marshall and St. Clair Counties.

LEE COUNTY was formed in 1866 out of Chambers, Macon, Russell and Tallapoosa Counties.

HALE COUNTY was formed from Greene, Marengo, Perry and Tuscaloosa Counties in 1867.

LAMAR COUNTY. was formed in 1867 from Marion and Fayette County.

1868
ESCAMBIA COUNTY was formed in 1868 out of Baldwin and Conecuh Counties.

GENEVA COUNTY was formed in 1868 out of Coffee, Dale and Henry Counties.

1877
CULLMAN COUNTY was formed in 1877 out of Blount, Morgan and Winston Counties.

1886
MARSHALL COUNTY was formed in 1886 out of Jackson and Blount Counties and land acquired in the Cherokee Cession of 1885.

1903
HOUSTON COUNTY was formed in 1903 from Dale, Geneva and Henry Counties.

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[AL] Counties Formation

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