Historic Markers Across Alabama



Washington County



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



Text:

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