Lawrence County, Alabama Records
Lawrence County, Alabama (Map It) was created on Feb 6, 1818 from lands ceeded from the Cherokee and Chickasaw Cession of 1816.. Lawrence county was named in honor of Capt. James Lawrence (Vermont), a naval hero of the War of 1812.
Lawrence County is bordered by Limestone County (northeast), Morgan County (east), Cullman County (southeast), Winston County (south), Lauderdale County (northwest), Franklin County (west), Colbert County (west).
Lawrence County Cities and Towns include Courtland, Hillsboro, Moulton, North Courtland, Town Creek.
A Map of Lawrence 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
Lawrence County, Alabama Courthouse Records
Lawrence County, AL Courthouse
The Lawrence County Courthouse is located in Moulton, Alabama. There was record loss due to a courthouse fire in 1859.
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 Lawrence 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.
- Lawrence County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1828 and has Divorce Records prior to 1950.
- Lawrence County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1828, Probate Records from 1818 and Land Records from 1818.
- Lawrence County Revenue Commissioner's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
- Lawrence County Health Department has Birth Records from N/A, Death records from N/A.
Lawrence 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
Lawrence 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.
Lawrence County, Alabama Resources
- State of Alabama Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Alabama
- Lawrence County Archives
- Lawrence County Historical Commission
- Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society
- Lawrence County, Alabama Message Boards
Lawrence County, Alabama External Links
- Alabama Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- The Moulton Advertiser (moultonadvertiser.com)
- Lawrence County, Alabama Books - Amazon
- Lawrence Co., Alabama - FindaGrave
- Alabama Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Lawrence Co. ALGenweb
- Alabama Newspaper Archives (1813 - 2003)
- Lawrence County, Alabama Links - Cyndi's List
- Lawrence County, Alabama Ancestry Database Collections
- Lawrence County, Alabama Military Records