Limestone County, Alabama Records

Limestone County, Alabama (Map It) was created on February 6, 1818 from lands ceeded in the Cherokee and Chickasaw Cession of 1806 and 1816. It was formed from land comprising Elk County that was created on May 24, 1817. Limestone county was named for the creek which flows through it, whose bed is of hard limestone.

Limestone County is bordered by Giles County, Tennessee (north), Lincoln County, Tennessee (northeast), Madison County (east), Morgan County (southeast), Lawrence County (southwest), Lauderdale County (west).

Limestone County Cities and Towns include Ardmore, Athens, Belle Mina, Decatur, Elkmont, Huntsville, Lester, Madison, Mooresville, Tanner.

A Map of Limestone 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

Limestone County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Limestone County, Alabama Courthouse
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Limestone County, AL Courthouse

The Limestone County Courthouse is located in Athens, Alabama. There was record loss due to a courthouse fire in 1862.

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 Limestone 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.

Limestone County, Alabama Census Records

Limestone County, Alabama Vital Records

Limestone County, Alabama Resources

Limestone County, Alabama External Links

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