Map: Lakes In Alabama

Lakes in Alabama are numerous. Alabama has no large natural lakes, but dams built on the abundant rivers have created many artificial lakes.

GHOST TOWNS OF ALABAMA

Ghost towns in Alabama are a popular subject for more reasons than you may think. For instance, it is often required that we survey an abandoned property or ghost town in order to recreate a past event in order to help determine if the event could have actually occured as described in old newspaper articles or testimony of witnesses.

Cleburne County Alabama Map

CLEBURNE COUNTY ALABAMA

Cleburne County is located on what was once Creek and Cherokee Indian land. The first settlers came to the area in the 1820s and named the town of Edwardsville as the county seat. Settlement in the area remained sparse until the 1830s, when gold was discovered in the vicinity of Arbacoochee and Chulafinnee in the southern part of the county. By 1836, some 5,000 miners had moved to the area in hopes of striking it rich.

Map: La Louisiane

Map La Louisiane
Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. From the author’s Grosser atlas … [1734?] Includes historical notes and inset of “Les costes de la Louisiane depuis la baye de Ascension jusques acelle de S. Joseph.” Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Map: The MOBILE & OHIO R.R. AND CONNECTIONS

One of the oldest cities in the United States, Mobile is the seat of Mobile County in the southwestern corner of Alabama along Interstate Highway 10, on the banks of the Mobile River.

As a port city, its influences were shaped by the varied cargoes and exotic travelers that constantly passed through.

Map: Georgia & Alabama Post Offices, Post Roads, Canals, Rail Roads

Map:
Georgia & Alabama Post Offices, Post Roads, Canals, Rail Roads
Maps created for one purpose often contain a tremendous amount of information useful for purposes other than that intended. The References statement in the top right of this map indicates the map is marked with six types of routes:

Horse Mail Post Coach Roads
Stage
Sulkey
Cross
Rail
Canals

One might think the sulkey routes would be frequently traveled and be composed of locations frequented by local residents.  

This map is available as a high resolution download HERE.

Choctaw County Alabama Map

CHOCTAW COUNTY ALABAMA

Choctaw County Alabama
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Choctaw County Alabama’s population is 13,859. Its county seat is Butler, Alabama. The county was established on December 29, 1847 and named for the Choctaw tribe of American Indians. Choctaw County Alabama Geography
The Tombigbee River flows along the eastern edge of the county, and several of its tributaries, including Wahalak, Big Tallawampa, and Turkey creeks, cross the area. US 84 runs east-west in the southern part of the county, and State Highway 17 runs north-south through the center of the county.