Greene County, Alabama Records
Greene County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 13, 1819 from part of the land ceded to the Federal government by the Choctaw Cession of Oct. 24, 1816. and Marengo County and Tuscaloosa County. Greene county was named for Nathanael Greene (1742–1786), general and hero of the American Revolution. .
Greene County is bordered by Dale County (north-northeast), Houston County (east), Holmes County, Florida (south), Walton County, Florida (southwest), Covington County (west), Coffee County (north-northwest).
Greene County Cities and Towns include Black, Coffee Springs, Geneva, Hartford, Malvern, Samson, Slocomb, Taylor.
A Map of Greene 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
Greene County, Alabama Courthouse Records
Greene County, AL Courthouse
Old Greene County Courthouse
The Greene County Courthouse is located in Eutaw, Alabama. The first county seat was located at Erie, now in Hale County. In 1838, the county seat was transferred to Eutaw. 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 Greene 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.
- Greene County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1821 and has Divorce Records prior to 1950.
- Greene County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1823, Probate Records from 1820 and Land Records from 1821.
- Greene County Revenue Commissioner's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
- Greene County Health Departmenthas Birth Records from 1908, Death records from 1909.
Greene 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
Greene 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.
Greene County, Alabama Resources
- State of Alabama Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Alabama
- Greene Co. Historical Society
- Greene County, Alabama Message Boards
Greene County, Alabama External Links
- Alabama Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Greene County, Alabama Books - Amazon
- Greene Co., Alabama - FindaGrave
- Alabama Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Greene Co. ALGenweb
- Alabama Newspaper Archives (1813 - 2003)
- Greene County, Alabama Links - Cyndi's List
- Greene County, Alabama Ancestry Database Collections
- Greene County, Alabama Military Records