Coffee County, Alabama Records
Coffee County Cities and Towns include Elba, Enterprise, Kinston, New Brockton.
A Map of Coffee 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
Coffee County, Alabama Courthouse Records
Coffee County, AL Courthouse
The Coffee County Courthouse is located in Elba, Alabama. The first county seat was at Wellborn. The county courthouse was destroyed by fire in 1851, and the following year the legislature authorized an election to be held to select another site. The town of Elba, then called Bentonville, was chosen. There was record loss due to a courthouse fire in 1859 and 1871.
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 Coffee 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.
- Coffee County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1811 and has Divorce Records prior to 1950.
- Coffee County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1866, Probate Records from 1862 and Land Records from 1851.
- Coffee County Assessor's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
- Coffee County Health Department has Birth Records from 1908,Daeth records from 1920.
Coffee County, Alabama Census Records
- Learn More: State of Alabama Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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
Coffee 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.
Coffee County, Alabama Resources
- State of Alabama Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Alabama
- Pea River Historical and Genealogical Society Museum, Old Railroad Depot, Railroad Street, Enterprise, AL 36330,phone (334) 393-2901
- Coffee County Courthouse Annex, North Edwards Street, Enterprise, AL 36330, Phone (334) 347-2688
- Pea River Historical and Genealogical Society
- Enterprise Public Library
- Coffee County, Alabama Message Boards
Coffee County, Alabama External Links
- Alabama Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Coffee County, Alabama Books - Amazon
- Coffee Co., Alabama - FindaGrave
- Alabama Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Coffee Co. ALGenweb
- Alabama Newspaper Archives (1813 - 2003)
- Coffee County, Alabama Links - Cyndi's List
- Coffee County, Alabama Ancestry Database Collections
- Coffee County, Alabama Military Records