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The following community description is quoted/excerpted from A Walk Through the Past: People and Places of Florence and Lauderdale County, Alabama by the late William Lindsey McDonald (copyright 1997) with permission of the book's editor Robert Torbert and with the utmost honor and respect for Mr. McDonald's research and dedication to preserving the history of Lauderdale County.  If you have additional historical information about this community, please email

"Antioch is located north of Center Star.  The Antioch Church of Christ is located here.  The old Antioch School served this area as early as 1920.  Early landowners around Taylor Springs and Antioch were William Townsend, William Hickman, Samuel Shelburne, and William and Henry Williams."

Antioch Church of Christ Cemetery

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