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Section 41-2-1

General description.

The boundaries of this state are established and declared to be as follows: Beginning at the point where the thirty-first degree of north latitude crosses the Perdido River; thence east to the western boundary line of the State of Georgia; thence along said line, to the southern boundary line of the State of Tennessee; thence west along the southern boundary line of the State of Tennessee, crossing the Tennessee River, and on to the second intersection of said river by said line; thence up said river to the mouth of Big Bear Creek; thence by a direct line to the northwest corner of Washington county, in this state, as originally formed; thence southerly along the line of the State of Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico; thence eastwardly, including all islands within six leagues of the shore, to the Perdido River; and thence up the said river to the beginning.

(Code 1852, §15; Code 1867, §16; Code 1876, §12; Code 1886, §12; Code 1896, §623; Code 1907, §83; Code 1923, §85; Code 1940, T. 55, §16.)

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Statutes > Alabama > Title41 > Chapter2 > 41-2-1

Section 41-2-1

General description.

The boundaries of this state are established and declared to be as follows: Beginning at the point where the thirty-first degree of north latitude crosses the Perdido River; thence east to the western boundary line of the State of Georgia; thence along said line, to the southern boundary line of the State of Tennessee; thence west along the southern boundary line of the State of Tennessee, crossing the Tennessee River, and on to the second intersection of said river by said line; thence up said river to the mouth of Big Bear Creek; thence by a direct line to the northwest corner of Washington county, in this state, as originally formed; thence southerly along the line of the State of Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico; thence eastwardly, including all islands within six leagues of the shore, to the Perdido River; and thence up the said river to the beginning.

(Code 1852, §15; Code 1867, §16; Code 1876, §12; Code 1886, §12; Code 1896, §623; Code 1907, §83; Code 1923, §85; Code 1940, T. 55, §16.)

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Alabama > Title41 > Chapter2 > 41-2-1

Section 41-2-1

General description.

The boundaries of this state are established and declared to be as follows: Beginning at the point where the thirty-first degree of north latitude crosses the Perdido River; thence east to the western boundary line of the State of Georgia; thence along said line, to the southern boundary line of the State of Tennessee; thence west along the southern boundary line of the State of Tennessee, crossing the Tennessee River, and on to the second intersection of said river by said line; thence up said river to the mouth of Big Bear Creek; thence by a direct line to the northwest corner of Washington county, in this state, as originally formed; thence southerly along the line of the State of Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico; thence eastwardly, including all islands within six leagues of the shore, to the Perdido River; and thence up the said river to the beginning.

(Code 1852, §15; Code 1867, §16; Code 1876, §12; Code 1886, §12; Code 1896, §623; Code 1907, §83; Code 1923, §85; Code 1940, T. 55, §16.)

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