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Etowah County Biography
  The heritage of Etowah County, Alabama. c1999
  A history of Etowah County, Alabama / [Etowah County Centennial Committee] c1968
Etowah County Directories
  Polk's Gadsden and Attalla (Etowah County, Alabama) city directory : including Glencoe, Hokes Bluff, Rainbow City, Reese City, and Southside. 1970-
Etowah County Genealogy
  97 Etowah County Alabama cemeteries / compiled by Gadsden Public Library, Etowah Historical Society, 1998
  The 1870 census of DeKalb County Alabama and the section of DeKalb that became Etowah County Alabama c2000
  Abstracts of probate court files: 1866-1900 (wills & administrations) Etowah County, Alabama  
  The heritage of Etowah County, Alabama. c1999
  Little Known Burial Sites And Cemeteries, Etowah County, Alabama : Whites, Blacks And Indians ; Incl / by W.A. Lewis. 1997
  Marriage Records, 1867-1880, Etowah County, Alabama. 1982
Etowah County History
  Black Creek : Southern Lookout Mountain / Danny Kenneth Crownover 1983
  Etowah [videorecording] : a history in the making / produced by Starr Video Productions 1991
  Etowah County / Bob Scarboro and Mike Goodson. c1998
  The Gadsden Times, 1876-1880 : Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama / by William Thomas Martin, III 2000
  Glencoe : 75 Years Of Football. 1997
  The Heritage Of Etowah County, Alabama. c1999
  A History Of Etowah County, Alabama / [Etowah County Centennial Committee] c1968
  Hoots From Owl's Hollow / Christine S. Puckett. c2000
  Keener, Alabama : A History / by Robbie Lewis Parker And W. Aaron Lewis. c1987
  A Panorama Of Northeast Alabama And Etowah County : Lookout Mountain Meets The Coosa / Christine S. Puckett And Joe Barnes. c1992
Etowah County Soil Surveys Alabama
  Soil survey of Etowah County, Alabama / [by Charles F. Montgomery, Harold B. Neal, and William V. Anderson] ; United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, in cooperation with the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station and the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries. 1978
Native Alabama Inhabitants - Enumerations were made before cession of their lands. The enumerations include these works:
  1884 Hester Roll of the Eastern Cherokee by Barbara J. Crumpton. Duncan, OK: Creative Copies, 1986 (NARA M685, reel 12) - Index of Last Names on Hester Roll 1986
  1832 Census of Creek Indians by Jeanne Roby Felldin & Charlotte Magee Tucker.  Tomball, TX: Genealogical Publications, 1978 (NARA T275) - Index of Names on 1832 Census 1978
  Index to Cherokee Indians East of the Mississippi River. Tomball, TX: Genealogical Publications, 1978 (Henderson Roll NARA T496) - Index of Last Names on Henderson Roll 1978
  Cherokee By Blood: Records of Eastern Cherokee Ancestry in the U.S. Court of Claims, 1906-1910 by Jerry Wright Jordan. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1987. (Guion Miller Roll, NARA M685, 12 reels) 1987
  The Eastern Cherokees: A Census of the Cherokee Nation in NC, TN, AL and GA in 1851 by David W. Siler. Cottonport, LA: Polyanthos,. 1972
  Documents of the Congress of the U.S. in Relation to Public Land, volume 7 by U.S. Congress (in the American State Papers). Washington, D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1860 (Armstrong Roll of Choctaws, 1831). 1860