Chickasaw Territory in Alabama, 1824

This section from an 1824 map of Alabama shows the extent of Chickasaw territory in the state prior their removal in the 1830s. The majority of Chickasaw lands lay in what are now northern Mississippi and western Tennessee, but the tribe also occupied portions of present-day Colbert, Franklin, and Marion Counties in the northwest corner.

Courtesy of the University of Alabama Cartographic Research Laboratory