to Coosa County, Alabama


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 Billy Foster  is the county coordinator 
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Coosa County was created in 1832 from 
lands ceded in the Creek Indian 
Treaty of Cusseta and from parts 
of Montgomery County.
Hernando DeSoto was probably the
first white man to visit what is 
now Coosa County.

It is named for the Coosa River
which forms the county's western
boundary with Chilton county.

The county seat is Rockford 
which was originally named Pondalassa.

Other cities are: 
Goodwater(the largest), 
Equality, Kellyton and Weogufka.
 

Places of interest include:
Hatchet Creek which is known for
its beds of Cahaba Lily

Old Rock Jail in Rockford

 Oakachoy covered bridge


 

 
 

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 Tallapoosa
 Elmore
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 Shelby
 

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updated January 15, 2006