Place:Jackson, Alabama, United States

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NameJackson
Alt namesDecatursource: Family History Library Catalog
Jacksonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.767°N 86°W
Located inAlabama, United States     (1819 - )
See alsoMarshall, Alabama, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Jackson County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of Andrew Jackson, general in the United States Army and President of the United States of America. As of the 2010 census, the population was 53,227. The county seat is Scottsboro. Jackson County is a prohibition or dry county, however three cities within the county (Bridgeport, Scottsboro, and Stevenson) are wet. Jackson County covers parts of former Decatur County.

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History

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Jackson County was established on December 13, 1819.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1819 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1819 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1851 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1866 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1820 8,751
1830 12,700
1840 15,715
1850 14,088
1860 18,283
1870 19,410
1880 25,114
1890 28,026
1900 30,508
1910 32,918
1920 35,864
1930 36,881
1940 41,802
1950 38,998
1960 36,681
1970 39,202
1980 51,407
1990 47,796

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