Jacksonville (HMOD6)

Location: Jacksonville, AL 36265 Calhoun County
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N 33° 48.817', W 85° 45.682'

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First County Seat

— Calhoun County, 1833-99 —

Town first called Drayton.
Renamed in 1834 to honor
President Andrew Jackson.
Seat moved to Anniston in 1899.

Calhoun Co. originally was Benton Co.,
for Col. T. H. Benton, Creek War officer,
later U. S. Senator from Missouri.
Renamed in 1858 for John C. Calhoun,
champion of South in U. S. Senate.
Benton's views by then unpopular in South.
HM NumberHMOD6
Year Placed1956
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:56pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 614637 N 3742180
Decimal Degrees33.81361667, -85.76136667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.817', W 85° 45.682'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 49.02" N, 85° 45' 40.92" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-99 Public Square W, Jacksonville AL 36265, US
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