Cherokee County Alabama Map

CHEROKEE COUNTY ALABAMA

During the Civil War, Cherokee County Alabama was a center of iron manufacturing. The famous Cherokee chief Pathkiller, who led the Cherokee in the Creek War of 1813-14, lived in Turkeytown, near the present-day town of Centre.

Franklin County Alabama Map

FRANKLIN COUNTY ALABAMA

Located in northwest Alabama on the Mississippi border, Franklin County is home to some of the most pristine outdoor attractions in the state, including Dismals Canyon and Cedar Creek Lake. The county was one of the first iron-ore mining centers in the state, and its iron products contributed to both the Mexican War and Civil War.

Sumter County Alabama

Sumter County, Alabama, was created on 1832 Dec. 18, from former Choctaw Indian territory.

The county is located in the west-central part of the state, bordering the State of Mississippi to the west and the Tombigbee River to the east. Sumter County encompasses 907 square miles.

The county seat was established at Livingston Alabama in 1833. 

The Sinister Sepulchre: Oakey Streak Methodist Church

Consolation Church Cemetery, Red Level Alabama

Located at the intersection of Halso Mill Road and Oakey Streak Road in Butler County, Alabama. The tiny church, popular rural legend in south-central Alabama near the Florida panhandle, has the misfortune of a plague of paranormal phenomenon: ghosts, hellhounds, and strange wailings, and other disturbances are told of the Oakey Streak Methodist Church near Red Level, Alabama.

Lowndes County Alabama Map

LOWNDES COUNTY ALABAMA

Lowndes County was formed from Montgomery, Dallas and Butler counties, by an act of the Alabama General Assembly on January 20, 1830. The county is named for South Carolina statesman William Lowndes. It is part of the Black Belt, where cotton plantations were developed in the antebellum years and agriculture continued as a dominant part of the economy into the 20th century.

Henry County Alabama Map

HENRY COUNTY ALABAMA

The area that includes Henry County had historically been part of the Lower Creek Confederacy. It was occupied for thousands of years before that by varying cultures of indigenous peoples.

St Clair County Alabama Map

ST CLAIR COUNTY ALABAMA

St. Clair County was established on November 20, 1818 by the Alabama Territory legislature by splitting the area from Shelby County. In 1836, a portion of St. Clair County was separated to establish Cherokee County and DeKalb County. In 1866, after the Civil War, a northeast section of the county was used to create Etowah County.

Chilton County Alabama Map

CHILTON COUNTY ALABAMA

Chilton County is known for its peaches and its unique landscape. It is home to swamps, prairies and mountains due to the foothills of the Appalachians which end in the county, the Coosa River basin, and its proximity to the Black Belt Prairie that was long a center of cotton production.