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     Autauga County was established on November 21, 1818, by an act of Alabama Territorial Legislature (one year before Alabama was admitted as a State). As established, the county included present-day Autauga County, as well as Elmore County and Chilton County. At the time, Autauga (aka, Tawasa) Indians lived here, primarily in a village named Atagi (meaning “pure water”) situated on the banks of a creek by the same name (called “Pearl Water Creek” by settlers). Autauga County has a population of 54,571 and the county seat is Prattville. Other towns in Autauga County include Autaugaville, Billingsley, Marbury Pine Level. Autauga County even has one ghost town called Washington which is located on the north bank of the Alabama River, just west of the mouth of Autauga Creek.

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CITY OF PRATTVILLE MAIN STREET CHRISTMAS

    The City of Prattville is excited to announce A Main Street Christmas.Eat, shop and enjoy on Tuesday December 12th. Take photos with Santa and other characters, and sing along with carolers from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Bring your children to make an ornament with the Prattville Art Guild. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate and a reading of “T’was the Night Before Christmas.” Enter to win a $250.00 cash door prize and a “Love What’s Local Basket.” Receive one entry with every purchase. Must be present to win. For more information call (334) 365-7392 or (334)595-0894.