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Limestone County, Alabama


The Limestone County Courthouse is located at 310 West Washington Street, Athens, AL 35611; phone: 256‑233‑6400.

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Limestone County was established in 1818 from Elk County (then a part of the Mississippi Territory.) County land area is approximately 550 square miles. It is named for the Limestone Creek which passes through it. [1]

Athens was designated as the county seat in 1819.

  1. History of Limestone County, Alabama, www.linestonecounty-al.gov, accessed October, 2011.

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