Clarke County, Alabama Records
Clarke County Cities and Towns include Jackson, Thomasville, Coffeeville, Fulton, Grove Hill.
A Map of Clarke 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
Clarke County, Alabama Courthouse Records
Clarke County, AL Courthouse
The Clarke County Courthouse is located in Grove Hill, Alabama. The Clarke County Seat was not established until 1820, when it was located at Clarksville. In 1831 the seat of government was moved to Grove Hill.
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 Clarke 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.
- Clarke County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1813 and has Divorce Records prior to 1950.
- Clarke County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1814, Probate Records from 1810 and Land Records from 1812.
- Clarke County Assessor's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
- Clarke County Health Department has Birth Records from 1908, Death records from 1908.
Clarke 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, 1867
- 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
Clarke 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.
Clarke County, Alabama Resources
- State of Alabama Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Alabama
- The Clarke County Historical Society, P. O. Box 131, Jackson, AL 36545
- Grove Hill Public Library, Phone 251-275-8157
- Clarke County, Alabama Message Boards
Clarke County, Alabama External Links
- Alabama Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Clarke County, Alabama Books - Amazon
- Clarke Co., Alabama - FindaGrave
- Alabama Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Clarke Co. ALGenweb
- Alabama Newspaper Archives (1813 - 2003)
- Clarke County, Alabama Links - Cyndi's List
- Clarke County, Alabama Ancestry Database Collections
- Clarke County, Alabama Military Records