A County Older Than The State, St. Clair County

A County Older Than The State, St. Clair County (HMIQF)

Location: Ashville, AL 35953 St Clair County
Buy Alabama State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 33° 50.197', W 86° 15.315'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites

Created in 1818 in first session of Alabama Territorial Legislature

from lands ceded by Creek Indian Nation in Treaty of Ft. Jackson, 1814.
Named for Gen. Arthur St. Clair, hero of Revolution, governor of Northwest Territory.
First settlers from Tennessee, Georgia - veterans of Creek Indian War, 1813-14.
County seat since 1822 here at Ashville, named for John Ash, prominent settler.
Growing population south of Backbone Mt. led to Pell City branch county seat, 1902.
Year Placed1957
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 5:16pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 568908 N 3744289
Decimal Degrees33.83661667, -86.25525000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.197', W 86° 15.315'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 11.82" N, 86° 15' 18.90" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 71 6th Ave, Ashville AL 35953, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?