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Alabama State Parks

State Parks In Alabama
Bladon Springs State Park
Blue Springs State Park
Camden State Park
Cathedral Caverns
Cedar Creek State Park
Chattahoochee State Park
Cheaha State Park
Chewacia State Park
Chickasaw State Park
Claude D Kelley State Park
De Soto State Park
Elk River Lodge State Park
Florala State Park
Fort Toulouse State Park
Gulf State Park
Joe Wheeler State Park
Lake Guntersville State Park
Lake Lurleen State Park
Monte Sano State Park
Oak Mountain State Park
Paul M Grist State Park
Rickwood Caverns State Park
Roland Cooper State Park
Tannehill State Park
Selma State Park
Sumter State Park
W F Jackson State Park
Wind Creek State Park

Calhoun-County-Alabama

Calhoun County Alabama Map

Calhoun County Alabama
Calhoun County is a county in the east central part of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 118,572. Its county seat is Anniston. Calhoun County is home to two major military installations, the now-decommissioned Fort McClellan and Anniston Army Depot.  
Calhoun County Alabama History
During the territorial period, the county was home to the Creek and Cherokee Indians. In 1813, the county was the site of one of the first battles of the Creek War of 1813-1814 when Gen. Andrew Jackson ordered Gen. John Coffee to destroy the Creek town of Tallasseehatchee, located in the present-day community of Alexandria.

Butler-County-Alabama

Butler County Alabama Map

Conecuh National Forest lies largely within Butler County on its southern border and offers fishing, hiking, and other outdoor recreational opportunities. Butler County State Wildlife Management Area, northwest of Georgiana, offers fishing and hunting, and fishing and boating activities are available at Sherling Lake in Greenville.

Birmingham Alabama Track and Field

Birmingham Alabama Map

Birmingham Alabama
Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama and is the county city of Jefferson County. The city’s population is 212,237. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, United Kingdom; one of the UK’s major industrial cities.

Bullock County Alabama Map

Bullock County Alabama

Bullock County Alabama has a population of 10,914. In 1867, Union Springs was chosen as the county seat. Its name is in honor of Colonel Edward C. Bullock of Barbour County.  
Bullock County Alabama Cities:
Union Springs, Alabama
The area that became Union Springs was first settled by white men after the Creek Indian removal of the 1830s. Twenty-seven springs watered the land, giving rise to the name of Union Springs.

Walker County Alabama Map

Walker County Alabama
 

 

Walker County population is 67,023. Its county seat is Jasper. Its name is in honor of John Williams Walker, a member of the United States Senate.  
Walker County Alabama History
Walker County was established by the Alabama legislature on December 26, 1823, from parts of Marion and Tuscaloosa Counties. The final boundaries were established in 1850, when the northern portion of Walker County was used to establish Winston County.

Chilton-County-Alabama

Chilton County Alabama Map

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.