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Tipton County

the county was established on October 29, 1823, from parts of Shelby County, which borders Tipton County in the south. The land was former Chickasaw Indian territory. The county was named for Jacob Tipton who lived from 1765 to 1791, whose direct ancestor allegedly was Sir Anthony de Tipton, whom in 1282, is said to have slain the Prince of Wales at the Battle of Snowdon. The county has a total area of 473 square miles with a population count of 61,581 residents.