Lauderdale County, Alabama
A Brief Note About Lauderdale County, Alabama
Lauderdale County is located in the extreme northwestern corner of the state. It is bound on the north by the Tennessee counties of Hardin, Wayne, Lawrence, and Giles, and on the east by Limestone County, Alabama. The Tennessee River forms the southern boundary between Lauderdale County and the Alabama counties of Colbert and Lawrence. The western boundary is Tishomingo County, Mississippi.
Lauderdale County, Alabama was created February 6, 1818, by the Alabama Territorial Legislature. It was named for a Tennessean, Lt. Col. James Lauderdale, who died 23 December 1814, from wounds received at the Battle of Talladega. Florence, the county seat, was named by the city's architect, Ferdinand Sannoner, for his home, Florence, Italy. Other towns and communities in Lauderdale County, Alabama are listed here.
Research Sources in Lauderdale County, AL
Societies and Organizations Genealogical and Historical Societies that publish material about Lauderdale County, Alabama.
More Sites Related to Lauderdale County, the State of Alabama or of general interest .
Announcements of Family Gatherings Includes family reunions, cemetery decoration days, etc.
The Times Daily The local newspaper.
Towns and Communities of Lauderdale County, AL Maps of each township and range of Lauderdale County, AL.
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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA COURT RECORDS:
Land Records abstracted from the BLM site. Includes name and date for all townships and ranges in Lauderdale County, AL.
Lauderdale County Family Web Sites created by people doing research on Lauderdale County, AL families.
Lauderdale County Maps Maps of Lauderdale County, by township and range.
Newspapers A List of newspapers published in Lauderdale County, Alabama and their availability on microfilm in the local libraries.
Original Surname Records [Bible, Deeds, Letters, Marriages, Probate]
Pictures of the Past [Pictures contributed by people with Lauderdale County, AL roots.]
River Travel [Items having to do with travel on the Tennessee River and other waterways in Lauderdale County, Alabama.]
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These pages last updated: 1 January 2015