Escambia County, Alabama Records

Escambia County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 10, 1868 from parts of Baldwin County and Connech County. Escambia county was named for the word "Escambia" is believed to come from the Choctaw Indian language, meaning "cane-brake" or "reed-brake."

Escambia County is bordered by Conecuh County (north), Covington County (east), Okaloosa County, Florida (southeast), Santa Rosa County, Florida (south), Escambia County, Florida (southwest), Baldwin County (west), Monroe County (northwest).

Escambia County Cities and Towns include Atmore, Brewton, East Brewton, Flomaton, Foshee, Pollard, Riverview.

A Map of Escambia 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

Escambia County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Escambia County, Alabama Courthouse
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Escambia County, AL Courthouse
Old Escambia County, Alabama Courthouse
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Old Escambia County Courthouse

The Escambia County Courthouse is located in Brewton, Alabama. The county seat was originally located at Pollard; in 1880 it was transferred to Brewton, which was named in honor of William Troupe Brewton, a great-nephew of the first settler of the area. There was record loss due to a courthouse fire in 1868.

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 Escambia 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.

Escambia County, Alabama Census Records

Escambia County, Alabama Vital Records

Escambia County, Alabama Resources

Escambia County, Alabama External Links

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