Historic Markers Across Alabama

Ellicott's Stone

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: U.S. 43 at milepost 19, 0.1 miles south of Lofton Road, Axis, AL
County: Mobile
Coordinates: N 30° 59.779    W 088° 1.509
  30.99631666    -88.02515
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Marks 31° North Latitude erected 1799-1½ miles-Stone marked boundary between U.S., Spanish Florida from the Mississippi east to Chattahoochee River. Ellicott, U.S. Surveyor General, did this first Alabama boundary survey. Basis of all South Alabama surveys. His survey defined southern boundary of Mississippi Territory created in 1798.

End of Ellicott's Stone