“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in West Blocton, Alabama

Clickable Map of Bibb County, Alabama and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Bibb County, AL (13) Chilton County, AL (27) Hale County, AL (20) Jefferson County, AL (338) Perry County, AL (24) Shelby County, AL (47) Tuscaloosa County, AL (126)  BibbCounty(13) Bibb County (13)  ChiltonCounty(27) Chilton County (27)  HaleCounty(20) Hale County (20)  JeffersonCounty(338) Jefferson County (338)  PerryCounty(24) Perry County (24)  ShelbyCounty(47) Shelby County (47)  TuscaloosaCounty(126) Tuscaloosa County (126)
Centreville is the county seat for Bibb County
West Blocton is in Bibb County
      Bibb County (13)  
      Chilton County (27)  
      Hale County (20)  
      Jefferson County (338)  
      Perry County (24)  
      Shelby County (47)  
      Tuscaloosa County (126)  
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1Alabama (Bibb County), West Blocton — Belle Ellen
One and a half miles northeast of here, the mining town of Belle Ellen was established by the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company in the fall of 1895 and named for Henry F. DeBardeleben's daughter, Belle, and wife, Ellen. DeBardeleben was a noted . . . Map (db m37226) HM
2Alabama (Bibb County), West Blocton — Blocton / Blocton Coke Ovens
Blocton Centered around the coke ovens, Blocton, first called Gresham, was the Cahaba Coal Mining Company town founded by Truman H. Aldrich in 1883-84. Other company officers included W. A. Clark of Muscatine, Iowa, and Cornelius Cadle, Jr., . . . Map (db m37228) HM
3Alabama (Bibb County), West Blocton — Piper / Coleanor
Piper The town of Piper was established in 1901 a half mile northeast of here by the Little Cahaba Coal Company, named for Oliver Hazzard Perry Piper, a partner of industrialist Henry F. DeBardeleben. Two coal mines were opened in 1901 and . . . Map (db m83225) HM
4Alabama (Bibb County), West Blocton — West Blocton, Alabama
West Blocton began as a business and residential community adjoining the Cahaba Coal Mining Company's town of Blocton in 1883-84. West Blocton incorporated in 1901. Eugene D. Reynolds was the first mayor, 1901-1904, followed by Dr. L.E. Peacock, . . . Map (db m72283) HM
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Aug. 11, 2022