Blount County, Alabama Records
Blount County, Alabama (Map It) was created on February 6, 1818 by the Alabama Territorial legislature, from Montgomery County and land ceded to the Federal government by the Creek Nation on Aug. 9, 1814. Blount county was named in honor of Gov. Willie G. Blount of Tennessee, who provided assistance to settlers in Alabama during the Creek War of 1813-14.
Blount County Cities and Towns include Allgood, Altoona, Blountsville, Cleveland, County Line, Garden City, Hayden, Highland Lake, Locust Fork, Nectar, Oneonta, Rosa, Smoke Rise, Snead, Susan Moore, Warrior.
A Map of Blount County, Alabama contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries. There is a collection of old Alabama maps at MapGeeks.org
Blount County, Alabama Courthouse Records
Blount County, AL Courthouse
Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Blount county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Blount County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1829-1852/1872 and has Divorce Records prior to 1950.
- Blount County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1820, Probate Records from 1829 and Land Records from 1818.
- Blount County Assessor's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
- Blount County Health Department has Birth Records from 1905, Death records from 1905.
Blount County, Alabama Census Records
- Learn More: State of Alabama Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Population Schedules: 1820-1866
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Blount County, Alabama Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Alabama Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from January 1908 to present.
- Marriage Records: from August 1936 to present.
- Divorce Records: from January 1950 to present.
- Locations: Alabama Office of Vital Statistics, The RSA Tower, 201 Monroe Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104.
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Certificate Applications.
Blount County, Alabama Resources
- State of Alabama Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Alabama
- Blount County Archives, Box 45, Oneonta, AL 35121; 205-274-9111
- Blount County Historical Society, Post Office Box 45, Oneonta, AL 35121
- Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society
- Blount County, Alabama Message Boards
Blount County, Alabama External Links
- Alabama Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Blount County, Alabama Books - Amazon
- Blount Co., Alabama - FindaGrave
- Alabama Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Blount Co. ALGenweb
- Alabama Newspaper Archives (1813 - 2003)
- Blount County, Alabama Links - Cyndi's List
- Blount County, Alabama Ancestry Database Collections
- Blount County, Alabama Military Records