Marengo County, Alabama Records

Marengo County, Alabama (Map It) was created on February 6, 1818 from land acquired from the Choctaw Indians by the treaty of Oct. 24, 1816.. Marengo county was named for Napoleon's great victory at Marengo over the Austrian armies on June 14, 1800.

Marengo County is bordered by Hale County (north), Perry County (northeast), Dallas County (east), Wilcox County (southeast), Clarke County (south), Choctaw County (southwest), Sumter County (northwest), Greene County (north-northwest).

Marengo County Cities and Towns include Demopolis, Linden, Dayton, Faunsdale, Myrtlewood, Providence, Sweet Water, Thomaston.

A Map of Marengo 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

Marengo County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Marengo County, Alabama Courthouse
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Marengo County, AL Courthouse

The Marengo County Courthouse is located in Linden, Alabama. The County Seat was originally known as "Town of Marengo." In 1823 the name was changed to Linden, a shortened version of "Hohenlinden," scene of a French victory in Bavaria in 1800. Courthouse fires occurred in 1848 and 1965. There was record loss due to a courthouse fire in 1848 and 1965.

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 Marengo 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.

Marengo County, Alabama Census Records

Marengo County, Alabama Vital Records

Marengo County, Alabama Resources

Marengo County, Alabama External Links

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