About Jemison

Jemison is the 148th largest city in Alabama with a population of 2,248 according to the 2000 census. The city, which was incorporated in 1907, is located at the geological end of the Appalachian Mountain Range near the very center of the state.

Alabama Counties 1870

Alabama Counties 1880 -Chilton added

Chilton County was added to Alabama’s territory in 1880.

27 years later, Jemison, AL was incorporated to honor Colonel Robert Jemison, Jr., one of the foremost developers of the early state of Alabama.