Union County, Mississippi Historical

Union County, Mississippi Historical (HM1TP2)

Location: New Albany, MS 38652 Union County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 29.576', W 89° 0.424'

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Union County was established on July, 7, 1870, during the post—Civil War Reconstruction era, from portions of Tippah, Lee, and Ponotoc counties. Governor James L. Alcorn appointed Union County's first officials and set New Albany as the county seat. The first courthouse as built on Cotton Street ca. 1870, and the current courthouse was constructed in 1909. According to local legend, the county was named for Union District, South Carolina, where a number of the county's settlers originated.
HM NumberHM1TP2
Year Placed2008
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 315715 N 3818641
Decimal Degrees34.49293333, -89.00706667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 29.576', W 89° 0.424'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 29' 34.56" N, 89° 0' 25.44" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 114-198 MS-178, New Albany MS 38652, US
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