Perry County Alabama

Perry County Alabama

Perry County Alabama Map

Perry County Alabama Map

Perry County Alabama, located in the west-central part of the state, was established in 1819 from land acquired from the Creek Indians in the 1814 Treaty of Fort Jackson. The county is named in honor of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry of The United States Navy. When the area was officially opened to settlement, pioneers came from the Carolinas, Georgia, and Tennessee. The first towns in the area that would become Perry County were Muckle’s Ridge (now known as Marion), Perry Ridge, Uniontown (originally known as Woodville), and Heiberger.

The County seat is Marion Alabama.

Perry County History

Source: Alabama As It Is by Benjamin Franklin Riley, D. D., 1887

Perry county was created in 1819 and named in honor of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, of the United States Navy. Here, as throughout this portion of the great Black Belt, are all the evidences of bounty in the deep, rich soil, the increasing flow of streams, the green-clad hills and forests of towering timber. Under a perfect system of labor, these black soils of Perry county would yield astonishingly. For many years in cultivation, these fruitful lands never refuse to bring forth abundantly where the planter is diligent in sowing and reaping. The county has an area of 790 square miles.

Population in 1870, 24,975; population in 1880, 30,741. White, 7,150; colored, 23,591.

Tilled Land: 167,666 acres.—Area planted in cotton, 74,303 acres; in corn, 48,132 acres; in oats, 6,093 acres; in wheat, 440 acres; in rye, 70 acres; in rice, 27 acres; in tobacco, 24 acres; in sugar cane, 20 acres; in sweet potatoes, 1,107 acres.

Cotton Production: 21,627 bales.

The northern end of the county is of an uneven surface. The central and southern portions are level. In the northern portion there are brown loam uplands; in the southern, there is the genuine prairie soil. These are the only two characteristics attaching to the lands of the county. Both these soils possess very great inherent fertility. Upon the highest of the hill lands in north Perry there is a prevalence of sand, in which grows chiefly the yellow or long-leaf pine. Descending to the base of these hills, or rather to the uplands, we find, as was said above, a brown loam soil. Beneath this fertile surface there is a red loam subsoil, said to be twenty or twenty-five feet thick. The prairies proper, which embrace the central and southern portions of Perry, are broken here and there by sandy elevations, upon which are usually located the towns and settlements of the county. These knolls are admirably suited for the location of homes, as they place one beyond the reach of prairie mud, and at the same time furnish him with an abundant supply of excellent water. Corn and cotton are the chief crops, and their yield is oftentimes amazing.

Like many in the adjoining counties, the farmers of Perry are turning their attention to the remunerative pursuit of raising stock. Excellent stock farms can now be seen in the county, superior grasses are being cultivated, and the profits annually realized are most gratifying. These lands can not be surpassed for purposes of stock raising.

Many delicious fruits are grown in the county. Peaches, pears, figs, and grapes, together with strawberries and watermelons, are the principal fruits produced. The timbers of the county are the usual upland oaks, hickory, short and long-leaf or yellow pine.

Besides many smaller streams, there are the Cahaba river, and the Washington, Legreon, Blue Cat, Brush, Belcher’s Five Mile, Big, and Bogue Chitta Creeks in Perry. A bounteous supply of water is furnished from the numerous and copius wells which are found in every portion of the county.

Marion, the county-seat, with a population of near 3,000, Uniontown, and Hamburg are the points of interest. Marion has been long and justly famous for her institutions of learning. The Marion Military Institute is located here. Another magnificent school is the Judson Female Institute. The latter school is operated under the auspices of the Baptist denomination of the State. The Marion Seminary, another college for female education and an institution of merit, is located in this highly-favored town. The society of the place is unexcelled in the South, and the healthfulness of the location good. The Methodist, Presbyterian, Baptist, and other denominations sustain excellent churches. Near Uniontown is one of the Agricultural Experimental stations of the State, in successful operation. Railroad facilities are enjoyed through the lines of the Cincinnati, Selma & Mobile and the East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia systems.

But the most important highway of transportation will be the Mobile & Birmingham Railroad, which is now being built from Mobile to Birmingham, and other points North. This road will pierce the center both of the most productive agricultural and mineral sections of our State. The removal of the natural obstructions from the Cahaba River will also afford numerous advantages to this section.

Immigrants could now purchase lands in Perry county upon the most favorable terms, not exceeding in price $5 or $15 per acre. Like the adjacent counties, there is a prevalence of marl in different portions of Perry. The discovery of these deposits has had a tendency to increase the valuation of the lands. It is believed that these beds are sufficiently thick to encourage their development for commercial purposes. Whether this be true or not, there is no doubt that they will be of immense profit to the landsof the county. Traces of kaolin and other minerals have been discovered. The people of Perry county would extend a most cordial welcome to thrifty immigrants. In the county are 16,000 acres of public or government land awaiting occupation by settlers.

PERRY COUNTY

Source: Northern Alabama – Historical and Biographical by Smith & De Land, Birmingham, Ala 1888

Population: White 7,500; colored 22,591. Area, 790 square miles. Woodland, all. Gravelly hills, with long-leaf pine, 460 square miles. Prairie region, 325 square miles.

Acres – In cotton 75,303; in corn 48,132; in oats 6,003; in wheat 440; in rye 70; in rice 27; in tobacco 24; in sugar-cane 20: in sweet potatoes 1,107. Approximate number of bales of cotton, 22,000.

County Seat – Marion; population 2,500; located 30 miles northwest of Selma, on Cincinnati, Selma, & Mobile branch of the Western Railroad.
Newspapers published at County Seat – Standard, Normal Reporter, Howard Collegian and Judson Echoes.

Post offices in County – Augustin, Bush Creek, Chadwick, Cruess, Felix, Hamburgh, Ironville, Jericho, Le Vert, Marion, Morgan Springs, Museville, Oakmulgee, Perryville, Pine Tucky, Scott’s Station, Sprott, Talmage, Theo, Uniontown, Vilula.

Perry was created in 1819, and named in honor of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, of the United States Navy.

The county lies between parallels 32 and 33 north latitude, and embraces most of the elevated lands between the Tombigbee and Alabama Rivers. Its maximum elevation is 470 feet, and its minimum 190 feet above sea level.

The face of the country is somewhat broken, though there are no great elevations. The extreme western portion of the country is drained by small streams emptying into the Tombigbee, while the country generally slopes off gently to the east, and its waters shed off into the Cahaba and its tributaries. The highest land is somewhat sandy; the chief growth is the long-leaf pine. Next comes the prairie, “a gently undulating trough-like plain lying between the drift hills on the north and similar ones on the south.”

The northern half of the county has an abundance of freestone water supplied by surface springs and wells: the prairie sections are supplied by pools and artesian wells.

The climate is as mild and salubrious as can be found in the South. Our proximity to the Gulf gives us the benefit of its refreshing breezes. The summers are long, and the days are infrequently very hot, but our nights are cool and pleasant. Sunstroke is very rare.

Mean temperature for fourteen years: spring 65.3: summer 80.6: autumn 65.5: winter 50.4.

No section on the globe can show a better health record than Perry County. The county occupies the high lands lying between the Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers, and it is almost above the miasma line. In the river bottoms there are more or less of chills and fever in the summer and fall. There is but little pneumonia, and consumption is rare among the whites.

The State tax this year is levied on the basis of 5 ½ mills, the county on 4 mills. There is a constitutional prohibition against any county levying a tax of more than 5 mills.

County school funds for the year ending September 30, 1886, were $11,032.
Number of schools: white, 35; colored, 53; total, 88. Average number of teachers: white, 33; colored, 50; total. 83.
Average number of pupils to teacher, 42.
Average monthly pay of teachers, $30.90.
School age, seven to twenty-one years.
Average length of schools, eighty days.
Marion and Uniontown enjoy very superior public schools.

No section enjoys greater advantages than this county in the number and character of its higher educational institutions.
Located at Marion are two institutions of learning that are second to none in the South; Judson Female Institute, founded in 1839, denominational, Baptist: Marion Female Seminary, founded in 1830, non-sectarian.

The prairie comprises about one-third of the county area, or about 170,000 acres.

Sandy lands comprise the balance of the county area. There are no special features that are peculiar to these lands.
Bottom lands lie along the branches, creeks and Cahaba River, and are a superior kind of soil.

The prairie lands can be bought at from $10 to $15 per acre; the clay lands from $8 to $12 per acre; the sandy lands from $2 to $5, and the bottom lands from $8 to $12l per acre.

TABULAR STATEMENT FOR PERRY COUNTY

Corn, average number of lbs. per acre 840
Cotton, – ” 414
Rye – ” 350
Wheat – ” 400
Oats – ” 450
Barley, – ” 600
Potatoes- ” 4,500
Hay, – ” 4,000
Average number of pounds per acre, 1,444.
Total value of Perry County’s products per acre about $25.

Corn, rye, barley and oats do well in this county, and with the proper attention as much can be produced as anywhere else on the globe. Wheat usually suffers with rust. Forty years ago these lands produced, on an average, twenty bushels of wheat per acre. All grasses do well, but especially red clover, meliotus, Johnson grass. Japanese clover and Bermuda. Sorghum cane can be raised here in the greatest abundance, and if it will pay anywhere to raise it, it will pay nowhere better than here. Sugar-cane pays well on our mulatto lands. All kinds of vegetables grow here, and of most of them two crops can be made. Two crops of Irish potatoes, or Irish potatoes first and sweet potatoes next, on the same ground.

The county is doing something in stock raising, and the success that has attended the little that has been done, promises to revolutionize the present surroundings.
There are two railroads through the county; the Alabama Central and the Selma & Memphis: the Alabama Grand Trunk, leading from Mobile to Birmingham, is now under construction, and will be completed in about six months. This road will bisect the county from south to north, giving us direct communication with Mobile on the south, and Birmingham, Bessemer, Anniston, Decatur, Sheffield, etc., on the north. In addition to the above, the following roads have been chartered, and will run through the county: Chicago & Gulf Air Line: Baltimore, Birmingham & Gulf; Bessemer & Selma; Selma & Cahaba Valley, and a through trunk line to Pensacola. The Kansas City & Birmingham Railway will also be built through this county to the Gulf, Cahaba River, for all practical purposes, is past navigating.

We have the very best society in this country, and this does not mean aristocracy in any sense.

No section in the Union offers so many inducements to those who are seeking homes in the genial South than Perry County, Ala. With a climate mild and healthy, with the best of soil, and in great variety, with good prices for products and low prices for land and labor; with unsurpassed educational surroundings: with plenty of markets near at hand and good facilities to reach them; with great timber resources; with the best of society; with the greatest iron, limestone and coal beds in the world in the counties joining us on the north; with pure water, purer atmosphere, high and dry, we extend to the northern farmers a most cordial welcome to come and live amongst us, and reap the great harvest that is ready and waiting for the intelligent and progressive farmer. We say, and it is beyond the possibility of contradiction, that every acre of land in this county will yield enough in crop products to pay for itself in one year. If you have the means to buy our land and sustain yourself for one year, you need have no misgivings on this score. The land will pay for itself in one year, acre for acre, that is cultivated. It will do it now, and if more could be asked of any land it is an unreasonable demand.

Besides many smaller streams, there are the Cahaba River, and the Washington, Legreon, Blue Cat, Brush, Belcher’s, Five Mile, Big and Bogue Chitta Creeks in Perry. A bounteous supply of water is furnished from the copious wells which are found in every portion of the county.

The valuation of taxable property in Perry County, for the year 1887, is $2, 977,890, as shown by the abstract of assessment filed with the Auditor.

WATER MILLS OF PERRY COUNTY IN 1886

 

Source: Bulletin, Geological Survey of Alabama, by Truman H. Aldrich, 1886

The following is a list of the water powers that are utilized. The most of these powers are small, but they make a large aggregate, and they represent only an insignificant part of the power that is capable of development.

PERRY COUNTY H.P.
Henry C. Nichols, (Dobynes Creek). Theo, flour and grist mill. 20
Mary G. Wallace, Marlon, flour and grist mill 4
Hodger’s Mill, Newbern, flour and grist mill 15
W. F. Moore, Marion, flour and grist mill 4
Downey’s Saw Mill, Greensboro, lumber and timber 15
Stevenson’s Saw & Water Mills. Newbern, lumber and timber 20
Lucindy Washburn, (Taylor Creek), Jericho, lumber and timber 18
W. T. Downey. (Limestone Creek), Folsom, grist mill 6
James Wallace. (Legroane Creek), Jericho, grist mill 8
Dr. J. B. Tucker, (Taylors Creek), Jericho, grist mill 6
Lucindy Washburn. (Taylors Creek), Jericho, grist mill 18
S. M. Boiling, (Branch of Oakmulgee Cr.), Pinetucky. grist mill 8
C. C. Cosby, (Oakmulgee Creek), Perryville, grist mill 8
Thomas J. Fountain, (Little Creek), Oakmulgee, gin, saw and grist mill 8
Pann Patterson, (Little Creek), Oakmulgee. gin, saw and grist 8
Sarah Fountain, (Little Creek), Oakmulgee. gin, saw and grist 8
Thaddeus Smith, (Little Creek), Active, grist mill 8
W. M. Eiland, (Fords Mill Creek), Marlon, grist mill 20
J. F. Morton, (Potato Patch Creek), Levert. grist mill 6
Elijah Smith. (Beaver Creek), Bliss, grist mill 6
Noah Coker, (Beaver Dam Creek), Bethlehem, grist mill 6
W. A. Fountain. (Oakmulgee Creek), Oakmulgee, rice mill 10

 

Perry County Alabama Cities:

Marion Alabama

Located in West Central Alabama, Marion was established in 1817. Marion is the county seat of Perry County. Marion is adjacent to the Talladega National Forest and The Cahaba River lying beautifully along the scenic yet country highway views of Highways 5, 14, and 45. Marion’s population records at 3600 (United States Census, 2010). Marion was first called Muckle Ridge, and then was renamed in honor of Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox,” hero of the American Revolution. History abounds in Marion: Sam Houston, later of Texas fame, was married to a local girl in 1840.  Coretta Scott King was born in Perry County and attended the Lincoln Normal School in Marion. The Southern and Northern Baptists split in 1845 in Marion with the adoption of the “Alabama Revolution,” by the Baptist State Convention.

Uniontown Alabama

Uniontown is situated in the southwestern part of Perry County, Alabama,
and lies in the western section of the area known as the Canebrake, a
portion of the Black Belt Prairie traditionally recognized as one of the
richest farming areas in Alabama.

Perry County Alabama Communities:

Adler Alabama

Adler is an unincorporated community in Perry County. A post office operated under the name Adler from 1887 to 1905. Adler lies entirely within the Oakmulgee District of the Talladega National Forest.

Augustin Alabama

Augustin is an unincorporated community in Perry County.

Cleveland Mills Alabama

Coleman Alabama

Cunningham Alabama

Ellards Alabama

Folsom Alabama

Folsom, also spelled Folsolm, is an unincorporated community in Perry County. Folsom was originally named Cleveland Beat and was a voting precinct during Grover Cleveland’s first presidency. The name was then changed to Folsom in honor of Cleveland’s wife, Frances Folsom. A post office operated under the name Folsom from 1887 to 1904.

Hamburg Alabama

Heiberger Alabama

Heiberger, Alabama is a small settlement located about 10 miles north of Marion Alabama. It is best known for being the birthplace of civil rights leader Coretta Scott King.

Hillcrest Alabama

Jericho Alabama

Levert Alabama

Morgan Springs Alabama

Nave Alabama

Norman Alabama

Oakmulgee Alabama

Osborn Alabama

Panhandle Alabama

Perryville Alabama

Radford Alabama

Sprott Alabama

Suttle Alabama

Taylor Alabama

Taylor is a town in Geneva and Houston counties. Taylor was first settled in the 1870s, named after an early family that helped secure the first post office. It was not incorporated until almost a century later in June 1967. At the 2010 census the population was 2,375,[4] up from 1,898 in 2000.

Vaiden Alabama

Vilula Alabama

Zimmerman Alabama

Perry County Alabama Parks

Perry Lake Park

A natural river bottomland and one of Alabama’s most beautiful areas. This 600-acre park offers excellent outdoor recreation in an undeveloped river bottom. Perry Lakes Park is a featured birding site on the Alabama Birding Trails. This park is located in Perry County approximately 7 miles northeast of Marion (GPS Coordinates 32.694584, -87.243529).

Perry County Alabama Communities & Places

 

COMMUNITY / PLACE NAME
LOCATION
Adler 32.763056, -87.168333
Antioch (historical) 32.540278, -87.476944
Ash Grove Plantation (historical) 32.501389, -87.404167
Athahatchee (historical) 32.676389, -87.247222
Augustin 32.506111, -87.107778
Bethlehem 32.806944, -87.109722
Blackburn (historical) 32.722222, -87.343056
Bliss (historical) 32.736111, -87.041667
Bolling Mill (historical) 32.758333, -87.089167
Bordens Mill (historical) Unknown
Browns Store and Mill (historical) 32.548056, -87.450000
Brush Creek 32.791111, -87.463611
Buck Snort Post Office (historical) Unknown
Bull Mountain 32.776944, -87.082222
Bushy Oak (historical) 32.366667, -87.468611
Cahaba Old Town (historical) 32.713889, -87.256944
Canebrake Agricultural Experimental Station (historical) 32.464167, -87.504167
Carmacks Ferry (historical) Unknown
Cedar Lawn Plantation (historical) 32.458611, -87.508611
Chadwick (historical) 32.709444, -87.080556
Chestnut Hill (historical) 32.593056, -87.050000
Church Square 32.632778, -87.315278
Cleveland Mills 32.704167, -87.198889
Cleveland Store (historical) 32.634722, -87.430556
Coleman 32.600556, -87.478056
Cruess Post Office (historical) Unknown
Curbville 32.706944, -87.371944
DeYampert Plantation (historical) 32.537500, -87.440278
Ebenezer (historical) 32.833889, -87.171389
Edith Post Office (historical) Unknown
Ellards 32.814722, -87.260833
Ellawhite 32.438056, -87.499167
Fairhope Plantation (historical) 32.445278, -87.490833
Fall Line Hills 32.666667, -86.666667
Flatwood (historical) 32.440278, -87.453333
Folsom 32.682500, -87.405833
Freetown 32.388056, -87.511111
Gayles Store (historical) 32.568889, -87.388056
Griffin Springs 32.802778, -87.036667
Grove Cottage Post Office (historical) Unknown
Hamburg 32.527778, -87.286389
Harris Store (historical) 32.816667, -87.112500
Heiberger 32.758056, -87.286667
Henton (historical) 32.482778, -87.431111
Hillcrest 32.451389, -87.474722
Independence Bridge 32.500556, -87.100833
Indian Hill Post Office (historical) Unknown
Ironville 32.800556, -87.342778
Jericho 32.773889, -87.275278
Levert 32.759167, -87.241389
Long Bridge 32.591111, -87.053333
Marion 32.632222, -87.319167
Medline (historical) 32.715556, -87.028333
Midway Plantation (historical) 32.570833, -87.429167
Morgan Springs 32.745278, -87.415833
Mount Carmel (historical) 32.706111, -87.458889
Museville Post Office (historical) Unknown
Nave 32.485833, -87.266944
New Hope (historical) 32.414722, -87.475000
Norman 32.556667, -87.298056
North Perry 32.784722, -87.405556
Oak Grove (historical) 32.534722, -87.120556
Oak Lawn Plantation (historical) 32.420000, -87.514722
Oakmulgee 32.796389, -87.043889
Oasis Post Office (historical) Unknown
Osborn 32.683611, -87.143056
Panhandle 32.686111, -87.025833
Perry County Airport (historical) 32.558333, -87.309722
Perryville 32.616667, -87.114167
Pinetucky 32.759722, -87.084167
Pisgah (historical) 32.649167, -87.107222
Pollard Store (historical) 32.503333, -87.498611
Porters Crossroads 32.568056, -87.443056
Providence (historical) 32.495833, -87.386111
Rabbityard 32.454167, -87.520833
Radford 32.589167, -87.200000
Rogers Store (historical) 32.778611, -87.119167
Rural Hill Plantation (historical) 32.413056, -87.473889
Scott Station 32.608333, -87.439167
Scotts Prairie 32.605278, -87.438889
Severe Post Office (historical) Unknown
Sprott 32.676667, -87.221389
Sugar Hill Plantation (historical) 32.355556, -87.500278
Sugarville 32.531944, -87.440278
Sunnyside Plantation (historical) 32.537500, -87.479167
Suttle 32.536111, -87.179722
Talmage Post Office (historical) Unknown
Tayloe 32.448056, -87.438056
Taylor Station (historical) 32.440278, -87.438611
The Cedars (historical) 32.439444, -87.513333
Theo 32.722222, -87.188889
Uniontown 32.449444, -87.514167
Uniontown Municipal Airport (historical) 32.431389, -87.499167
Vaiden 32.519722, -87.371111
Vilula 32.549722, -87.270556
Walkers Prairie 32.543333, -87.438333
Walkers Quarter (historical) 32.351389, -87.450000
Walter C Givhan Bridge 32.774444, -87.273889
Walthalls Post Office (historical) Unknown
Wares Grove (historical) 32.450556, -87.473611
Waterfall Post Office (historical) Unknown
Waters Store (historical) 32.598333, -87.201667
Weaver Plantation (historical) 32.462500, -87.515278
Welcome (historical) 32.701389, -86.045000
Westwood Plantation (historical) 32.459722, -87.514444
Willard Grove (historical) 32.533333, -87.386667
Woodlawn (historical) 32.500556, -87.406667
Wooleys Mill (historical) 33.301944, -87.248611
Zimmerman 32.615556, -87.382500

Things To Do in Perry County Alabama

Alabama Military Hall of Honor Museum

Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame

Auburn Rural Studio’s Antioch Baptist Church

Historic Downtown Marion

Coretta Scott King Memorial

Fin & Feather Farm

Harry the Slave’s Gravesite

Holmestead Farms

Judson College

Lincoln Normal School

Marion Female Seminary Building

Marion Military Institute

Moore-Webb-Homes Plantation

Old Marion Railway Depot

Perry Lakes Park

Smith Building Art Gallery

The Green Street District

 

Perry County Alabama Historic Destinations

Lincoln School – Marion Alabama

Coretta Scott King Memorial – Marion Alabama

Civil Rights Memorial Center – Marion Alabama

Marion Female Seminary – Marion Alabama

Moore-Webb-Holmes Plantation – Marion Alabama

Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame – Marion Alabama

Reverie Historic Home – Marion Alabama

Alabama Military Hall of Honor – Marion Alabama

 

Perry County Alabama Schools

 

SCHOOL NAME
LOCATION
Antioch School (historical) 32.541111, -87.475278
Barnett School (historical) 32.760278, -87.180556
Bell School (historical) Unknown
Bethany School (historical) 32.584167, -87.205000
Bethlehem School (historical) 32.806111, -87.109444
Blackbelt School (historical) Unknown
Bliss School (historical) 32.738333, -87.042222
Bolling School (historical) Unknown
Brush Creek School (historical) Unknown
Caffee School (historical) 32.753611, -87.115833
Center School (historical) 32.547222, -87.184722
Crawford School (historical) 32.747222, -87.418056
Crenshaw School (historical) Unknown
Curbville School (historical) 32.701389, -87.343889
Daniel School (historical) Unknown
Eagles Grove School (historical) 32.555000, -87.322778
East Perry High School 32.576111, -87.193611
Ellard School (historical) 32.813889, -87.262500
Ellawhite Elementary School (historical) 32.442500, -87.495278
Francis Marion High School 32.631389, -87.335000
Freetown School (historical) 32.390833, -87.509722
Friendship School (historical) Unknown
Green Liberty School (historical) 32.513611, -87.286667
Hamburg Academy (historical) 32.548611, -87.269444
Hanna School (historical) Unknown
Hatch High School 32.445278, -87.515556
Heiberger Elementary School 32.782778, -87.277500
Hinton School 32.485000, -87.431389
Hopewell School (historical) 32.633889, -87.387222
Jericho School (historical) Unknown
Judson College 32.630000, -87.315000
Judson College 32.630556, -87.315556
King School (historical) Unknown
Levert School (historical) 32.760556, -87.240833
Lewis School (historical) 32.452778, -87.514722
Lilly Grove School (historical) 32.523889, -87.218333
Lincoln Normal School (historical) 32.625556, -87.330000
Little Canaan School (historical) 32.320278, -87.489444
Marietta Number 2 School (historical) Unknown
Marietta School (historical) 32.715000, -87.280000
Marion Academy 32.606667, -87.335000
Marion Baptist Academy 32.636944, -87.330833
Marion Elementary School 32.634444, -87.321944
Marion Female Seminary (historical) 32.634444, -87.321111
Marion Institute 32.623611, -87.322222
Marion Public School (historical) 32.626111, -87.318889
Melton School (historical) 32.536667, -87.090278
Morning Star School (historical) 32.671111, -87.396944
Mount Ararat School (historical) 32.580000, -87.308889
Mount Gilead School (historical) 32.755556, -87.127778
Mount Olive School (historical) Unknown
Mount Pilgrim School (historical) Unknown
New Home School (historical) Unknown
North Perry School (historical) 32.788333, -87.407778
Oak Grove Number 26 School (historical) Unknown
Oak Grove Number 29 School (historical) Unknown
Oak Grove Number 34 School (historical) Unknown
Oak Grove School 32.691389, -87.131667
Oak Grove School (historical) 32.533333, -87.122500
Oak Grove School (historical) 32.641667, -87.472500
Old Cross School (historical) 32.583056, -87.495000
Perry County High School (historical) 32.634722, -87.323611
Perry County Training School (historical) 32.444722, -87.516389
Perry Ridge School (historical) Unknown
Perry School 32.610556, -87.316944
Perryville School (historical) 32.614444, -87.120833
Pine Chapel School (historical) Unknown
Pine Flat School (historical) Unknown
Pisgah School (historical) 32.648611, -87.116667
Pleasant Grove School (historical) Unknown
Pleasant Hill School (historical) Unknown
Popes Beat School (historical) 32.354444, -87.468056
Poplar Grove School (historical) Unknown
Porters Crossroads School (historical) 32.568611, -87.442500
Prairie School (historical) Unknown
Provewell School 32.680556, -87.217500
Radford School (historical) Unknown
Reynolds Chapel School (historical) 32.619167, -87.485000
Shady Grove School (historical) Unknown
Springhill School (historical) Unknown
Stone School (historical) Unknown
Suttle School 32.553056, -87.190000
Taylor-Moore School (historical) Unknown
Temple School (historical) 32.451111, -87.512778
Union Academy (historical) Unknown
Uniontown District Academy (historical) 32.446389, -87.516389
Uniontown Elementary School 32.445000, -87.515833
Uniontown Female Academy (historical) 32.448056, -87.513056
Uniontown Male Academy (historical) 32.451944, -87.514167
Uniontown Middle School 32.456667, -87.511944
Vaiden School (historical) 32.503889, -87.487222
Vilula School (historical) 32.548611, -87.269722
Wallace School (historical) Unknown
Walnut Grove School (historical) Unknown
Warren Academy (historical) 32.724444, -87.188889
Welcome School (historical) 32.702778, -87.044444
West High School 32.666111, -87.386389
West Perry School (historical) 32.661944, -87.425278
White Hill School 32.406111, -87.455833
Willow Grove School (historical) 32.532778, -87.393611
Woodland School (historical) 32.502222, -87.407500

Perry County Alabama Churches

CHURCH NAME
LOCATION
Aimwell Baptist Church 32.315556, -87.457500
Antioch Baptist Church 32.822500, -87.458889
Antioch Church (historical) 32.406111, -87.451389
Antioch Methodist Church 32.540556, -87.479444
Asbury Methodist Church (historical) 32.406667, -87.456111
Bethany Church 32.764722, -87.443611
Bethany Church 32.584722, -87.204722
Bethel Church 32.590556, -87.340556
Bethesda Presbyterian Church (historical) 32.754444, -87.308056
Bethlehem Baptist Church 32.803333, -87.310833
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church 32.820278, -87.114722
Calvary Church 32.733889, -87.356944
Canaan Baptist Church 32.321111, -87.498611
Church of Christ 32.633889, -87.315556
Church of Christ 32.582778, -87.486389
Church of God 32.621667, -87.317500
Cleveland Mills Church 32.705833, -87.198333
Coffee Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church (historical) 32.433889, -87.515278
Coles Chapel 32.573611, -87.343333
Concord Baptist Church 32.625556, -87.160556
Craig Chapel Methodist Church (historical) 32.548333, -87.390278
Crossroad Church 32.639444, -87.017778
Eagle Grove Church 32.555833, -87.322500
Ephesus Baptist Church 32.730833, -87.198056
Fairview Presbyterian Church (historical) 32.656111, -87.428611
Faith Chapel 32.568611, -87.290833
Faith Chapel Baptist Church 32.785833, -87.412500
Fellowship Baptist Church 32.691667, -87.448889
Fellowship Church (historical) 32.754722, -87.436111
First Baptist Church 32.628611, -87.318889
First Baptist Church 32.448056, -87.511389
First Methodist Church 32.634444, -87.318333
First Presbyterian Church 32.631111, -87.318889
First Presbyterian Church 32.451667, -87.514167
First United Methodist Church of Uniontown 32.452778, -87.514722
Foot Washing Baptist Church (historical) 32.446667, -87.516944
Friendship Baptist Church 32.803889, -87.026389
Friendship Baptist Church 32.378333, -87.470278
Friendship Church 32.643889, -87.288611
Friendship Church (historical) 32.590278, -87.339167
Green Liberty Church 32.513333, -87.286667
Greenleaf Church 32.590278, -87.440556
Harmony Church (historical) 32.705556, -87.467500
Healing Springs Church 32.529444, -87.363056
Hebron Baptist Church 32.337222, -87.508611
Heiberger Methodist Church 32.774722, -87.276667
Hepzibah Baptist Church (historical) 32.745000, -87.087500
Hickory Grove Church 32.555556, -87.390556
Holy Cross Episcopal Church 32.451389, -87.516667
Hopewell Church 32.641111, -87.404722
Hopewell Church 32.643333, -87.404444
Hopewell Presbyterian Church (historical) 32.448611, -87.512222
Iveys Chapel 32.698333, -87.176944
Lake Payne Church 32.828889, -87.447222
Lillie Grove Church 32.522778, -87.218056
Little Rock Church 32.792500, -87.275833
Living Hope Baptist Church 32.384444, -87.444167
Marietta Church 32.715000, -87.277778
Marion Methodist Church 32.635278, -87.320278
Mars Hill Baptist Church (historical) 32.605833, -87.262778
Mary Etta Church 32.577500, -87.110833
Medline Baptist Church 32.716944, -87.029167
Missionary Church 32.544444, -87.267500
Morgan Tabernacle 32.817222, -87.465278
Morning Star Baptist Church 32.670556, -87.396944
Morris Hill Church (historical) 32.595833, -87.274167
Mount Ararat Church 32.581389, -87.309722
Mount Calvary Church 32.390278, -87.509444
Mount Carmel Church 32.689722, -87.457778
Mount Gilead Church 32.755556, -87.126111
Mount Ivah Church 32.841944, -87.369167
Mount Mariah Baptist Church 32.555556, -87.460278
Mount Nebo Church 32.793611, -87.368611
Mount Nebo Methodist Church 32.677778, -87.309444
Mount Olive Baptist Church 32.767778, -87.165556
Mount Olive Church 32.596111, -87.249444
Mount Olive Primitive Baptist Church 32.790000, -87.054722
Mount Pilgrim Church 32.714167, -87.124722
Mount Pisgah Church 32.714722, -87.125556
Mount Pleasant Freewill Baptist Church 32.749167, -87.188056
Mount Tabor Church 32.744722, -87.365556
Mount Zion Church 32.736111, -87.359444
Nebo Methodist Church 32.640833, -87.322778
New Hope Church 32.611111, -87.188611
New Hope Church 32.414167, -87.474444
New Hope Methodist Church 32.732222, -87.172500
North Perry Church 32.828333, -87.430556
Oak Grove Church 32.811667, -87.425000
Oak Grove Church 32.691667, -87.138611
Oak Grove Church 32.675000, -87.129722
Oak Grove Church 32.534167, -87.123333
Oak Grove Church 32.495833, -87.497778
Oak Grove Church 32.641667, -87.472222
Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church 32.489167, -87.500000
Ocmulgee Baptist Church 32.530833, -87.103333
Payne Chapel Methodist Church (historical) 32.782778, -87.226389
Perryville Baptist Church 32.606667, -87.124722
Pine Flat Church 32.572222, -87.166111
Pine Grove Baptist Church 32.813611, -87.268056
Pineview Church 32.695000, -87.422778
Pisgah Baptist Church 32.650000, -87.108889
Pleasant Grove Church 32.750556, -87.225556
Poplar Grove Church 32.698889, -87.080278
Provewell Church 32.680278, -87.217222
Providence Methodist Church 32.765278, -87.432500
Quinn African Methodist Episcopal Chapel 32.449167, -87.517222
Reynolds Chapel AME Church 32.619167, -87.484722
Saint James Church 32.668333, -87.254722
Saint Marys Baptist Church 32.468611, -87.426111
Saint Pauls Methodist Church (historical) Unknown
Saint Wilfrids Episcopal Church 32.635556, -87.318611
Salem Church 32.833611, -87.382500
Sanctified Church 32.455000, -87.520833
Santa Felix Church 32.544444, -87.182500
Sardis Baptist Church 32.801111, -87.343889
Second Baptist Church 32.438333, -87.497778
Shady Grove Church 32.358333, -87.431667
Shiloh Baptist Church (historical) 32.608333, -87.056667
Siloam Baptist Church 32.631111, -87.319722
Simpson Chapel 32.632222, -87.268611
Springhill Church 32.707500, -87.373056
Star Bethel Church 32.448056, -87.437500
Stephens Memorial Baptist Church 32.526667, -87.446944
Turner African Methodist Episcopal Chapel 32.632778, -87.320278
Union Chapel (historical) 32.719444, -87.307500
Union Church 32.720833, -87.332778
Uniontown Baptist Church 32.448889, -87.513333
Uniontown Church of God 32.442778, -87.494444
Waycross Bible Methodist Church 32.830278, -87.438333
Willow Grove Church (historical) 32.533333, -87.386111
Woodlawn Church 32.501111, -87.407222
Zion United Methodist Church 32.632500, -87.317778

Perry County Alabama Ghost Towns

Coleman Alabama

Latitude N32 36.036′ Longitude W87 28.682′
32°36’02.2″N 87°28’40.9″W
32.600600, -87.478033

Hamburg Alabama

Latitude N32 31.669′ Longitude W87 17.185′
32°31’40.1″N 87°17’11.1″W
32.527817, -87.286417

Ironville Alabama

Latitude N32 48.048′ Longitude W87 20.567′
32°48’02.9″N 87°20’34.0″W
32.800800, -87.342783

Jericho Alabama

Latitude N32 46.436′ Longitude W87 16.508′
32°46’26.2″N 87°16’30.5″W
32.773933, -87.275133

Nave Alabama

Latitude N32 29.165′ LongitudeW87 16.010′
32°29’09.9″N 87°16’00.6″W
32.486083, -87.266833

Norman Alabama

Latitude N32 33.412′ Longitude W87 17.888′
32°33’24.7″N 87°17’53.3″W
32.556867, -87.298133

Oakmulgee Alabama

Latitude N32 47.799′ Longitude W87 02.637′
32°47’47.9″N 87°02’38.2″W
32.796650, -87.043950

Scott Station Alabama

Latitude N32 36.504′ Longitude W87 26.353′
32°36’30.2″N 87°26’21.2″W
32.608400, -87.439217

Scotts Prairie Alabama

32.607070146267624, -87.43880414278529

Zimmerman Alabama

Latitude N32 36.944′ Longitude W87 22.955′
32°36’56.6″N 87°22’57.3″W
32.615733, -87.382583

 

Perry County Alabama Cemeteries

CEMETERY NAME
LOCATION
Asbury Cemetery 32.406389, -87.455833
Barnett Cemetery 32.779444, -87.103056
Barron-Wells Cemetery 32.645278, -87.202500
Bethany Cemetery 32.581111, -87.204722
Bethesda Cemetery 32.754444, -87.308611
Bethlehem Number 1 Cemetery 32.820000, -87.115833
Bethlehem Number 2 Cemetery 32.808056, -87.109444
Calvary Cemetery 32.734444, -87.356667
Campbellite Cemetery 32.730000, -87.281667
Conwill Cemetery 32.805556, -87.025833
Curry Cemetery 32.653611, -87.468333
Daniel Cemetery 32.700278, -87.223056
DeYampert Cemetery 32.637500, -87.447222
Dobyne-Haggard Cemetery 32.731944, -87.181667
Edwards Cemetery 32.615556, -87.189722
Ellawhite Cemetery 32.441111, -87.498611
Elvins Cemetery 32.663056, -87.431667
Fairview Cemetery 32.656111, -87.429722
Faith Chapel Cemetery 32.786389, -87.412222
Farrer Cemetery 32.683889, -87.142500
Fellowship Cemetery 32.754444, -87.438333
Friendship Cemetery 32.378333, -87.436944
Friendship Cemetery 32.590278, -87.338611
Fuller Cemetery 32.630556, -87.105000
Goldman Cemetery 32.447778, -87.504167
Greenlawn Gardens 32.421389, -87.517222
Griffin Cemetery 32.805556, -87.030833
Griffin Cemetery 32.719444, -87.465278
Harper Cemetery 32.690278, -87.464167
Harris Cemetery 32.807500, -87.109167
Hatch Cemetery 32.594722, -87.520833
Heard Cemetery 32.657778, -87.273056
Heiberger Cemetery 32.774167, -87.277500
Hepzibah Cemetery 32.744722, -87.087500
Holy Cross Cemetery 32.451389, -87.516944
Hopewell Cemetery 32.642500, -87.405556
Ivey Cemetery 32.695833, -87.180000
Iveys Chapel Cemetery 32.699167, -87.178056
Legal Cemetery 32.778333, -87.116667
Lily Plummer Cemetery Unknown
Living Hope Cemetery 32.384444, -87.444722
Marion Cemetery 32.633333, -87.314444
Mars Hill Cemetery 32.605833, -87.263611
Medline Cemetery 32.718333, -87.029444
Midway Cemetery 32.569722, -87.427222
Morrissette Cemetery 32.527500, -87.522222
Mount Calvary Cemetery 32.395278, -87.510556
Mount Gilead Cemetery 32.756111, -87.125278
Mount Nebo Cemetery 32.666389, -87.310556
Mount Olive Cemetery 32.790556, -87.055278
Osburn Cemetery 32.676944, -87.141667
Paynes Cemetery 32.780556, -87.224444
Pickens Cemetery 32.468056, -87.481667
Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery 32.603333, -87.306389
Pisgah Cemetery 32.650556, -87.108889
Providence Cemetery 32.764167, -87.432222
Rosemount Cemetery 32.455556, -87.515278
Saint Wilfrids Cemetery 32.636111, -87.318889
Scarborough Cemetery 32.661944, -87.288889
Shiloh Cemetery 32.607778, -87.056667
Smith Cemetery 32.785278, -87.033333
Stewart Cemetery 32.763333, -87.196389
Suttle Cemetery 32.603889, -87.155556
Swann Cemetery 32.698611, -87.171667
Tadlock Cemetery Unknown
Turner Cemetery 32.686667, -87.410000
Turpin Cemetery 32.626944, -87.498611
Walthill Cemetery 32.650000, -87.497778
Waters Cemetery 32.623611, -87.168333
Waycross Cemetery 32.830000, -87.438333
White Cemetery 32.666111, -87.161111
Williams Cemetery 32.678056, -87.116111
Winfield Cemetery 32.437778, -87.518611
Wooley Cemetery 32.827778, -87.263056

Perry County Alabama Rivers, Lakes & Streams

NAME
LOCATION
Barnett Branch 32.735833, -87.175000
Bear Creek 32.286111, -87.295556
Beaverdam Creek 32.741944, -87.111667
Big Prairie Creek 32.578611, -87.756944
Bingham Creek 32.512222, -87.185000
Blue Girth Creek 32.817222, -87.241944
Bogue Chitto Creek 32.166667, -87.233056
Boiling Mill Creek 32.750833, -87.084167
Bone Lake 32.619722, -87.394167
Bonnet Creek 32.756111, -87.178889
Brush Creek 32.742500, -87.522222
Brush Creek 32.415000, -87.371111
Buck Creek 32.667778, -87.029167
Cahaba River 32.319167, -87.094722
Camp Branch 32.723611, -87.185833
Cave Mountain Branch 32.873333, -87.280833
Chaney Creek 32.338333, -87.293333
Chilatchee Creek 32.142778, -87.252222
Coffee Creek 32.437500, -87.417500
Cottonwood Creek 32.525000, -87.653889
Cottrell Lake 32.499722, -87.514444
County Line Branch 32.486111, -87.206667
Dry Creek 32.594444, -87.203333
Dry Creek 32.536944, -87.590833
Dry Creek 32.455556, -87.181944
Duncan Branch 32.469444, -87.377500
Dutch Creek 32.786944, -87.046667
Emily Foster Lake 32.668333, -87.355000
Fivemile Branch 32.659722, -87.082222
Floyd Cook Lake 32.608333, -87.308333
Freetown Creek 32.302222, -87.471389
Frith Branch 32.751389, -87.083611
Fullers Branch 32.728056, -87.110556
Greer Creek 32.484167, -87.621667
Hilton Mckee Lake 32.528333, -87.487500
Holley Creek 32.547222, -87.162222
Holsombech Creek 32.794167, -87.035278
James A Wheeler Lake 32.595000, -87.458333
Joe Dozier Lake 32.606944, -87.398611
Lake Ada 32.610833, -87.376389
Lake Beth 32.589444, -87.383056
Lake Betty 32.599722, -87.371667
Lake Doris 32.584167, -87.383056
Lake Eva 32.604167, -87.367222
Lake Heart 32.600833, -87.367500
Lake Hugh 32.581667, -87.368611
Lake Ines 32.604167, -87.372222
Lake Lou 32.598611, -87.368611
Lake Mary 32.595833, -87.365556
Lake Miriam 32.594722, -87.370278
Lake Nett 32.579167, -87.381667
Lake Rhoda 32.578056, -87.374444
Lake Sam 32.581111, -87.373333
Lake Vida 32.580556, -87.369444
Lake Will 32.610278, -87.365278
Lakeland Farms Lake Number Eight 32.606667, -87.380000
Lakeland Farms Lake Number Seven 32.603333, -87.381667
Lakeland Farms Lake Number Six 32.600556, -87.382222
Lakeland Farms Pond Number Fifteen 32.601667, -87.266667
Lakeland Farms Pond Number Fourteen 32.605000, -87.360000
Lakeland Farms Pond Number Nineteen 32.600000, -87.250000
Lakeland Farms Pond Number Sixteen 32.605000, -87.265000
Little Brush Creek 32.742778, -87.522222
Little Chilatchee Creek 32.236389, -87.388889
Little Creek 32.705278, -87.196667
Little Oakmulgee Creek 32.570000, -87.081111
Little Pryor Creek 32.659722, -87.082222
MacMillian Bloedell Lake 32.660000, -87.498333
Marguerite S Howell Lake 32.578333, -87.463333
Marion Fish Hatchery Number One 32.690000, -87.253333
Marion Fish Hatchery Number Two P 32.710000, -87.261667
Middle Lake 32.695833, -87.240000
Mill Creek 32.741944, -87.168333
Mill Creek 32.672500, -87.240556
Miller Brothers Lake Number One 32.326944, -87.471667
Miller Brothers Lake Number Three 32.324444, -87.469444
Miller Brothers Lake Number Two 32.328611, -87.471667
Mitchell Creek 32.534444, -87.087500
Mud Creek 32.373056, -87.320278
Oakmulgee Creek 32.471667, -87.158611
Old Town Creek 32.717222, -87.259444
Osborn Creek 32.702222, -87.097500
Perry Lake 32.694167, -87.241944
Pickett Branch 32.790833, -87.040556
Polecat Creek 32.751111, -87.554722
Possum Creek 32.482778, -87.160556
Potato Patch Creek 32.750833, -87.258333
Rice Creek 32.553889, -87.237778
Rogers Creek 32.243056, -87.414444
Round Lake 32.697500, -87.241111
Sand Creek 32.547222, -87.162222
Sand Creek 32.607500, -87.348889
Sand Creek 32.269167, -87.445556
Silver Creek 32.515278, -87.184722
Smiths Branch 32.434444, -87.452778
Sparks Creek 32.751389, -87.553889
Stone Branch 32.725556, -87.180833
Tate Branch 32.513889, -87.096389
Tayloe Branch 32.436111, -87.423056
Tayloe Creek 32.430278, -87.398889
Taylor Creek 32.804444, -87.245833
Vaughans Lake 32.504722, -87.176111
W A Hughes Lake 32.586667, -87.368333
Wallace Creek 32.741389, -87.264722
Washington Creek 32.478611, -87.329722
Waters Creek 32.595556, -87.218611
Watershed Structure Number Eleven 32.621667, -87.508333
Watershed Structure Number Twelve 32.631944, -87.484167
Wells Creek 32.619722, -87.234444
White Branch 32.741944, -87.168333
Wilbourne Lake 32.648056, -87.342500
Williams Branch 32.810833, -87.260556
Williams Creek 32.775556, -87.052222

 

Important Perry County Alabama Addresses

 

Perry County Circuit Clerk
P. O. Box 505
Marion, Alabama 36756
Phone: (334) 683-6106Perry County Probate Office
P. O. Box 478
Marion, Alabama 36756
Phone: (334) 683-2210Perry County Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 310
Uniontown, Alabama 36786Perry County Historical Society
P. O. Box 257
Marion, Alabama 36756
Phone: (334) 683-6411Marion Public Library
202 Washington Street
Marion, Alabama 36756
Phone: (334) 683-6411
http://marionperrycountylibrary.webs.com/
Alabama Department of Archives & History
P.O. Box 300100
624 Washington Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36130
Phone: 334-242-4435
http://www.archives.alabama.govAlabama Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 3921
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229
http://algensoc.orgAlabama Historical Commission
468 South Perry Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Phone: 334-242-3184
http://www.preserveala.orgAlabama Department of Public Health
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 303017
Montgomery, AL 36130
Phone: (334) 206-5418
Physical Address:
The RSA Tower
201 Monroe Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
http://adph.org/default.aspAfrican-American Genealogical Society of Alabama
P. O. Box 217
Faunsdale, Alabama 36738
Phone: (334) 627-3772

 

Perry County Alabama Zip Codes:

36793

36701

Perry County Alabama WebLinks:

 

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