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Calhoun County, Alabama

Calhoun County Photo

Photo: Noble Cottage (Noble-Roberts-Morris House), ca. 1887, 900 Leighton Avenue, Anniston, AL. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Photographed by user:Chris Pruitt (own work), 2014, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed June, 2014.


Calhoun County administrative offices are located at 1702 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36201; phone: 256‑241‑2800.

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The county was established in 1832 and originally named for Thomas Hart Benton. Benton eventually became an abolitionist and county supporters of slavery renamed the county Calhoun in 1858, in honor of John C. Calhoun, a slaveholder and U. S. Senator.

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