Evergreen, Alabama is a quiet southern town about halfway between Mobile and Montgomery just off Interstate 65. Evergreen became the county seat in 1866 after the previous seat, Sparta, was burned in a federal raid during the Civil War and because Evergreen was more centrally located in the county.
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 […]
Home of William B. Travis, Commander of the Alamo
The historic Alabama home of Alamo hero William Travis was built in around 1820 and stands in Purdue Hill, 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 […]