Chilton County Alabama Map

CHILTON COUNTY ALABAMA

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.

Chilton County Alabama Map

Gold in Chilton County Alabama

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Louina Alabama Ghost Town in Randolph County Alabama

Louina Alabama

Louina Alabama was settled by the Indians, pushed to Alabama by the white settlers from the overcrowded east in the 1830s. Louina’s trading post quickly became the metropolis of its day with the area producing quantities of gold. Today Louina is a ghost town.
According to tradition and folklore, the Louina area coughed up gold and silver. 

Cleburne County Alabama Gold Mines

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Wedowee Alabama

Wedowee Alabama is a small town, population 818, located in east-central Alabama and is the county seat of Randolph County. Early writers on the town reported on the purity of the area’s streams and rivers, its fertile soils, and significant deposits of gold, copper, iron and mica.

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Chulafinnee Alabama

Chulafinnee was a gold mining town about 12 miles south of Heflin, AL. During the boom years, it was about half the size of Arbacoochee, but had more brick buildings.
The mine filed was destroyed by one of the King brothers that were prospectors in the area.
The town was still listed on the state maps as late as 1878.

Mulberry Creek Tributaries

In Chilton County, gold can be found in Mulberry Creek along with its tributaries, the Coosa River, Blue Creek and Rocky Creek, as well as many drainages that are unnamed that will produce placer gold.

Men Panning Gold Created / Published [between ca. 1900 and 1927]

GOLD IN ALABAMA

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