A County Older Than The State

A County Older Than The State (HM1BJJ)

Location: Moulton, AL 35650 Lawrence County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 28.877', W 87° 17.523'

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Lawrence County

Created by Territorial Legislature
in 1818 from lands ceded by
Cherokee and Chickasaw Indians

Named for U.S, Navy hero of War of 1812
Capt. James Lawrence
Fatally wounded, his famous command was
"Don't Give Up The Ship"

County seat since 1820 has been
at Mouton which was named for
hero of Creek Indian War. 1813-14.
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HM NumberHM1BJJ
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Year Placed1957
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 4:44am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 473182 N 3815560
Decimal Degrees34.48128333, -87.29205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 28.877', W 87° 17.523'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 28' 52.62" N, 87° 17' 31.38" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14302-14374 County Rd 460, Moulton AL 35650, US
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