Alabama

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  • Statehood: 1819; some counties were established before Alabama became a state
  • COUNTIES: Click one of the counties below to see all plantations/ workplaces in that county.
County Year Est. Details
Autauga 1818 Formed from Montgomery County
Baldwin 1809 Formed from Washington and Florida Counties
Barbour 1832 Formed from Pike County and lands of the Creek Indians
Bibb 1818 Formed from Cahawba County
Blount 1818 Formed from lands of the Creek Indians
Butler 1819 Formed from Monroe and Conecuh Counties
Burke 1777 Formed from St. George Parish
Calhoun 1832 Formed from lands of the Creek Indians; Originally Benton County
Chambers 1832 Formed from lands of the Creek Indians
Cherokee 1836 Formed from lands of the Cherokee Indians
Choctaw 1847 Formed from Sumter and Washington Counties
Clarke 1812 Formed from the Mississippi Territory
Coffee 1841 Formed from Dale County
Conecuh 1818 Formed from Monroe County
Coosa 1832 Formed from lands of the Creek Indians
Covington 1821 Formed from Alabama; renamed Jones County, temporarily
Dale 1824 Formed from Covington and Henry Counties
Dallas 1814 Formed from lands of the Creek Indians
De Kalb 1836 Formed from lands of the Creek Indians
Fayette 1824 Formed from Tuscaloosa and Marion Counties
Franklin 1818 Formed from lands of the Cherokee and Chickasaw Indians
Greene 1819 Formed from Marengo and Tuscaloosa Counties
Henry 1819 Formed from Conecuh County
Jackson 1819 Formed from lands of the Cherokee Indians
Jefferson 1819 Formed from Blount County
Lauderdale 1818 Formed from lands of the Cherokee and Chickasaw Indians
Lawrence 1818 Formed from lands of the Cherokee and Chickasaw Indians
Limestone 1818 Formed from lands of the Cherokee and Chickasaw Indians
Lowndes 1830 Formed from Butler, Dallas and Montgomery Counties
Macon 1832 Formed from lands of the Creek Indians
Madison 1808 Formed from lands of the Cherokee and Chickasaw Indians
Marengo 1818 Formed from lands of the Choctaw Indians
Marion 1818 Formed from Tuscaloosa County
Marshall 1836 Formed from Blount and Jackson Counties and lands of the Cherokee Indians
Mobile 1813 Formed from West Florida
Monroe 1815 Formed from Washington County and lands of the Creek Indians
Montgomery 1816 Formed from Monroe County
Morgan 1818 Formed from lands of the Cherokee Indians
Perry 1819 Formed from Montgomery County
Pickens 1819 Formed from Tuscaloosa County
Pike 1821 Formed from Henry and Montgomery Counties
Randolph 1832 Formed from lands of the Creek Indians
Russell 1832 Formed from lands of the Creek Indians
Saint Clair 1818 Formed from Shelby County
Shelby 1818 Formed from Montgomery County
Sumter 1832 Formed from lands of the Choctaw Indians
Talladega 1832 Formed from lands of the Creek Indians
Tallapoosa 1832 Formed from lands of the Creek Indians
Tuscaloosa 1818 Formed from lands of the Cherokee and Choctaw Indians
Walker 1824 Formed from Marion and Tuscaloosa Counties
Wilcox 1819 Formed from Monroe and Dallas Counties
Winston 1850 Formed from Walker County
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