Historic Markers Across Alabama

Washington County

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: U.S. Hwy 231 between Wetumpka and Tallapoosa River
County: Elmore
Waymark: None


First county in Alabama. Northern boundary 32° 28', ran through this point. County extended south to 31°, present Florida line; from Jackson, Miss., to Columbus, Ga. Then in Mississippi Territory, it included 25,000 square miles. Since subdivided into counties; 29 in Alabama, 16 in Mississippi.

End of Washington County