Macon County, Alabama Records
Macon County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 18, 1832 from territory acquired from the last cession of the Creek Indians, March 24, 1832. Macon County received its present dimensions in 1866. Macon county was named in honor of Nathaniel Macon, a distinguished soldier and statesman from North Carolina.
Macon County Cities and Towns include Franklin, Creek Stand, Notasulga, Shorter, Tuskegee.
A Map of Macon 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
Macon County, Alabama Courthouse Records
Macon County, AL Courthouse
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 Macon 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.
- Macon County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1828 and has Divorce Records prior to 1950.
- Macon County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1832, Probate Records from 1824 and Land Records from 1832.
- Macon County Revenue Commissioner's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
- Macon County Health Department has Birth Records from 1928 , Death records from 1928 .
Macon County, Alabama Census Records
- Learn More: State of Alabama Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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
- 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
Macon 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.
Macon County, Alabama Resources
- State of Alabama Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Alabama
- Macon County Genealogical Society, c/o Tuskegee Public Library, 302 S. Main St., Tuskegee, AL 36083
- Tuskegee Public Library, 334-727-5192
- Macon County Archives, 210 North Elm St., Tuskegee, AL 35611; 334-724-2619
- Genealogical Society of East Alabama
- Macon County, Alabama Message Boards
Macon County, Alabama External Links
- Alabama Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Macon County, Alabama Books - Amazon
- Macon Co., Alabama - FindaGrave
- Alabama Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Macon Co. ALGenweb
- Alabama Newspaper Archives (1813 - 2003)
- Macon County, Alabama Links - Cyndi's List
- Macon County, Alabama Ancestry Database Collections
- Macon County, Alabama Military Records