Coosada in Elmore County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
William Wyatt Bibb
First governor of Alabama
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.
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.
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 (was approx. 1.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ); World War II Memorial Center (approx. 2.1 miles away); Robinson Springs Camp Confederate Monument (approx. 2.4 miles away); Robinson Springs United Methodist Church Robinson Springs Neighborhood (approx. 2½ miles away); Fort Jackson (approx. 4.8 miles away); Here Stood Fort Toulouse (approx. 4.8 miles away); William Bartram Arboretum (approx. 5 miles away).
Also see . . . William Wyatt Bibb Bio. (Submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 558 times since then and 47 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.