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Prattville in Autauga County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

A County Older Than the State, Autauga County

 
 
A County Older Than the State, Autauga County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, August 1, 2009
1. A County Older Than the State, Autauga County Marker
Inscription. Created in 1818 by an act of Alabama Territorial Legislature. Autauga Indians lived on creek from which the county takes its name. Autaugas were members of the Alibamo tribe. They sent many warriors to resist Andrew Jackson's invasion in Creek War. County was part of the territory ceded by the Creeks in Treaty of Ft. Jackson, 1814. Prattville county seat since 1868. Earlier: Jackson's Mill, Washington, Kingston.
 
Erected 1957 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 27.792′ N, 86° 28.487′ W. Marker is in Prattville, Alabama, in Autauga County. Marker is on East 4th Street west of North Court Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker located in front of the Autauga County Courthouse East 4th Street side. Marker is in this post office area: Prattville AL 36066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Autauga County Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Autauga County Viet Nam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Autauga County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Autauga County Courthouse
Autauga County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, August 1, 2009
2. Autauga County Courthouse
(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daniel Pratt/First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Prattville, Alabama / Original Members (approx. 0.2 miles away); Heritage Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mulbry Grove Cottage (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Prattville.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesGovernmentNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 4,017 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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