Lowndes County AL

Lowndes Co., AL

Lowndes County, Alabama


Lowndes County was formed from Montgomery, Dallas and Butler counties, by an act of the Alabama General Assembly on January 20, 1830. The county is named for South Carolina statesman William Lowndes. It is part of the Black Belt, where cotton plantations were developed in the antebellum years and agriculture continued as a dominant part of the economy into the 20th century.
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Modern Day Adjacent Counties

Lowndes County is bordered by Autauga, Montgomery, Crenshaw, Butler, Wilcox and Dallas counties.

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