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Girard, Alabama was a town in the far north-east corner of Russell County, Alabama across the Chattahoochee River from Columbus, Georgia.
From 1832–1839 Girard was the seat of Russell County.
In 1923 Girard was annexed by Phenix City, Alabama. At some point around this time the boundary of Russell County was moved north to take in Phenix City.
Albert C. Baker, who was the only person to serve on the Arizona Territorial Supreme Court and the Arizona Supreme Court was from Girard.
Coordinates: 32°27′24″N 85°00′16″W / 32.45667°N 85.00444°W