Blountsville (HMINP)

Location: Blountsville, AL 35031 Blount County
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N 34° 4.89', W 86° 35.46'

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1820-1889 seat of Blount County a county older than the State.
Named for Tennessee Governor W. G. Blount who sent Andrew Jackson to aid Alabama settlers in Creek Indian War, 1812-1814.

Indian Chief Bear Meat lived here at crossing of old Indian trading paths.

1816 - Tennesseans began trading post here and called village Bear Meat Cabin.

1820 - named changed to Blountsville and made county seat.

1889 - County seat moved to Oneonta.
Year Placed1956
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 11:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 537734 N 3771268
Decimal Degrees34.08150000, -86.59100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 4.89', W 86° 35.46'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 4' 53.40" N, 86° 35' 27.60" W
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Area Code(s)205, 256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 69031 Main St S, Blountsville AL 35031, US
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