CLARKE COUNTY ALABAMA

Clarke County has a history as rich as the soil along the banks of the Tombigbee and Alabama Rivers which form its boundaries. The county’s history began long before Alabama’s statehood.

Lincoln Alabama

Lincoln Alabama

Lincoln Alabama
Lincoln is a city in Talladega County, Alabama. It was incorporated in 1911. At the 2010 census the population was 6,266. It was named for Major General Benjamin Lincoln, who served in the American army during the Revolutionary War. When reading the “About Lincoln” website page, one should recognize the pride the city holds in diversity.

Carbon Hill Alabama

Carbon Hill Alabama

Carbon Hill is a city in Walker County. It incorporated in February 1891. At the 2010 census the population was 2,021, down from 2,071 in 2000. Carbon Hill Alabama History
 

Carbon Hill, Alabama was settled in 1886 because of coal mining and the railroad. A post office was established in 1887 with John T. Anderson as the first Postmaster.

Sumiton Alabama

Sumiton Alabama

The City of Sumiton is located on the eastern edge of Walker County and the city limits extend into Jefferson County. It incorporated in 1952. At the 2010 census the population was 2,520, down from 2,665 in 2000. The city’s original name was Summit, named by founder Nicholas M. Norris after the community’s high elevation. Sumiton Alabama History
In the year of 1921.

Digital Alabama Guide to Walker County Alabama

WALKER COUNTY ALABAMA

Walker County Alabama
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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.

Childersburg Alabama

Childersburg, which is located half an hour from Birmingham, was incorporated in 1889. However, it’s believed to date all the way back to 1540, making it the oldest city in America. Childersburg, Alabama is 25 years older than St. Augustine, Florida.