Historical Pikeville Historical

Historical Pikeville Historical (HM1THL)

Location: Guin, AL 35563 Marion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 2.422', W 87° 57.154'

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County Seat of Marion County

—1820-1882 —

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Pikeville, designated as the first permanent county seat for Marion County, lies along General Andrew Jackson's Military Road. Earlier temporary county seats were mostly along the Tombigbee River in what was Mississippi when the Alabama state line was confirmed. Pikeville was gradually abandoned when the county seat was moved to Hamilton in 1882. The community cemetery remains south of Marion County Road No. 2. The two-story home east of the highway was the courthouse of the 1820's where two original benches are yet preserved. The house was modified to become the home of Probate Judge John Dabney Terrell in 1859. Court House Square was located north of the Terrell home and family cemetery. Both are located along Jackson's Military Road.

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Map of Pikeville, Alabama (with legend)
Court town in 1820's - 1830's
About 15 families
( 50 - 70 people )
in 1830
Year Placed1997
Placed ByMarion County Historical Society, City of Hamilton, Marion County Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 412072 N 3767040
Decimal Degrees34.04036667, -87.95256667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 2.422', W 87° 57.154'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 2' 25.32" N, 87° 57' 9.24" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12403 US-43, Guin AL 35563, US
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