Conecuh County Alabama

CONECUH COUNTY ALABAMA

CONECUH COUNTY ALABAMA

Conecuh County population is ~13,228. Its county seat is Evergreen, Alabama. Its name is believed to be derived from a Creek Indian term meaning “land of cane.” Conecuh County Alabama History
 

Conecuh County was established by Alabama on February 13, 1818. Some of its territory was taken in 1868 by the Republican state legislature during the Reconstruction era to establish Escambia County.

HISTORY OF CONECUH COUNTY

BEING A DETAILED RECORD OF EVENTS FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE PRESENT; BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN MOST CONSPICUOUS IN THE ANNALS OF THE COUNTY;
A COMPLETE LIST OF THE OFFICIALS OF CONECUH, BESIDES MUCH VALUABLE INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE INTERNAL RESOURCES OF THE county.

Owassa Alabama

Owassa, Alabama is in Conecuh County. It was once known as Gravella. In People & Places of Conecuh County, 1816-1860 it says that “Here in 1865, Col. A.B. Moore of the Union Army  destroyed 2 trains & captured 117 Confederate prisoners on the raid from Milton, FL, to Canoe Station, AL. In his report of his raid he refers to Gravella as Gravel Station.