Coosada in Elmore County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
William Wyatt Bibb
← grave 300 yards 1819-1820
Only governor of Alabama Territory
Born in Amelia County, Va., Oct. 2, 1781
In U.S. Congress from Georgia 1805-1813
Moved here from Elbert County, Ga., 1817
Buried in private cemetery near home.
Succeeded by brother, Thomas Bibb,
presiding officer of state senate.
Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
Location. 32° 29.93′ N, 86° 20.269′ W. Marker is in Coosada, Alabama, in Elmore County. Marker is at the intersection of Coosada Road and Auburn Hill Road, on the right when traveling west on Coosada Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5555 Coosada Road, Coosada AL 36020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named William Wyatt Bibb (approx. 1.9 miles away); World War II Memorial Center (approx. 2.1 miles away); Robinson Springs Camp Confederate MonumentRobinson Springs United Methodist Church (approx. 2˝ miles away); Robinson Springs Neighborhood (approx. 2˝ miles away); Rocky Mount Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); The Mound at Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park (approx. 4.6 miles away); Fort Jackson (approx. 4.8 miles away).
Also see . . . William Wyatt Bibb. Encyclopedia of Alabama entry. (Submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 669 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.