Chilton County, Alabama Records

Chilton County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 30, 1868, from lands taken from Autauga County, Bibb County, Perry County and Shelby County. Chilton county was named in honor of Judge William Parish Chilton, chief justice of the AL Supreme Court and a member of the provisional and regular Congress of the Confederacy.

Chilton County is bordered by Shelby County (north), Coosa County (east), Elmore County (southeast), Autauga County (south), Perry County (southwest), Bibb County (northwest).

Chilton County Cities and Towns include Clanton, Isabella, Jemison, Maplesville, Mountain Creek, Stanton, Thorsby, Verbena.

A Map of Chilton 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

Chilton County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Chilton County, Alabama Courthouse
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Chilton County, AL Courthouse

The Chilton County Courthouse is located in Clanton, Alabama. The original county seat was at Grantville. When the courthouse burned in 1870, the county seat was removed to Goosepond, a stop on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. The town was renamed Clanton after Brig. Gen. James Holt Clanton. There was record loss due to a courthouse fire in 1870.

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 Chilton 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.

Chilton County, Alabama Census Records

Chilton County, Alabama Vital Records

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Chilton County, Alabama External Links

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