Dale County, Alabama Records
Dale County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 22, 1824 from Covington County and Henry County.. Dale county was named in honor of Samuel Dale (1772–1841), pioneer, Indian fighter, brigadier general and state legislator.
Dale County Cities and Towns include Ariton, Asbury, Clayhatchee, Daleville, Dothan, Enterprise, Fort Rucker (U.S. Army base, treated as a census-designated place), Grimes, Level Plains, Midland City, Napier Field, Newton, Ozark, Pinckard.
A Map of Dale 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
Dale County, Alabama Courthouse Records
Dale County, AL Courthouse
The Dale County Courthouse is located in Ozark, Alabama. The Original County Seat was located at Dale Court House, which later became Daleville. An election in 1870 resulted in the removal of the county seat to Ozark. There was record loss due to a courthouse fire in 1869 and 1884.
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 Dale 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.
- Dale County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1884 and has Divorce Records prior to 1950.
- Dale County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1884, Probate Records from 1895 and Land Records from 1884.
- Dale County Revenue Commissioner's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
- Dale County Health Department has Birth Records from 1919 , Death records from 1920.
Dale County, Alabama Census Records
- Learn More: State of Alabama Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: None
- 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
Dale 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.
Dale County, Alabama Resources
- State of Alabama Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Alabama
- Dale County Historical Society, , PO Box 1231, Ozark, AL 36361
- Southeast Alabama Genealogical Society, Box 246, Dothan, AL 36302-0246, Publication: Wiregrass Roots
- Ozark Public Library, Phone 334-774-5480
- Dale County, Alabama Message Boards
Dale County, Alabama External Links
- Alabama Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Dale County, Alabama Books - Amazon
- Dale Co., Alabama - FindaGrave
- Alabama Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Dale Co. ALGenweb
- Alabama Newspaper Archives (1813 - 2003)
- Dale County, Alabama Links - Cyndi's List
- Dale County, Alabama Ancestry Database Collections
- Dale County, Alabama Military Records