An Introduction & Historical Overview of the Governing Body of Baldwin County, Alabama

Historical Overview

In order to understand the historical chronology of Baldwin County's government, it is best to summarize the political timeline into five basic periods: Mississippi Territory - Statehood (1809-1819), Twenty-second State - Early years (1819-1821); Administrative Court (1821-1931), Commission form of Government (1931-1988) & Seven Member Commission (1988-Present).