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Woodville in Jackson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Decatur County

1821~1825

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, August 9, 2009
1. Decatur County Marker
Inscription. Created by an Act of the Legislature on December 7, 1821, Decatur County was comprised of portions of Madison and Jackson Counties. "Old Woodville," two miles north along County Highway 7, was designated as the County Seat. An 1823-24 completed survey revealed that it did not contain the constitutionally required number of square miles. The county was abolished by an Act of the Legislature on December 28, 1825, and the territory was returned to Madison and Jackson Counties.
 
Erected by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 36.436′ N, 86° 15.991′ W. Marker is in Woodville, Alabama, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway/John T. Reid Parkway (State Highway 2/72) and County Road 7, on the left when traveling west on Lee Highway/John T. Reid Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8636 John T. Reid Parkway, Woodville AL 35776, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cathedral Caverns (approx. 3 miles away); Whitaker Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); Kate Duncan Smith - Daughters of the American Revolution School (approx. 5.1
Decatur County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Creig Moore, May 1, 2012
2. Decatur County Marker
miles away); Pennsylvania Bell Tower (approx. 5.1 miles away); Becker Hall (approx. 5.2 miles away); The History of Paint Rock, Alabama / Paint Rock Arrests in 1931 Began 'Scottsboro Boys' Cases (approx. 5.4 miles away); Grant, Alabama: A Scenic Mountain Town (approx. 6.2 miles away); Walnut Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
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Decatur County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 20, 2010
3. Decatur County Marker
Decatur County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 20, 2010
4. Decatur County Marker
Looking across Highway 72 from Jackson County Road 7.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then and 98 times this year. Last updated on July 20, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   2. submitted on May 2, 2012, by Creig Moore of Pisgah, Alabama.   3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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