Marion County, Alabama Records
Marion County, Alabama (Map It) was created on February 13, 1818 and Tuscaloosa County. Marion county was named in honor of Francis Marion (1732–1795) of South Carolina, military leader in American Revolutionary War.
Marion County is bordered by Franklin County (north), Winston County (east), Walkery County (southeast), Fayette County (south), Lamar County, Mississippi (southwest), Monroe County, Mississippi (southwest), Itawamba County, Mississippi (west).
Marion County Cities and Towns include Bear Creek, Brilliant, Glen Allen, Glen Mary (unincorporated), Guin, Gu-Win (unincorporated), Hackleburg, Haleyville, Hamilton, Winfield, Yampertown (also known as Twin).
A Map of Marion 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
Marion County, Alabama Courthouse Records
Marion County, AL Courthouse
The Marion County Courthouse is located in Hamilton, Alabama. The home of Judge John Dabney Terrell Sr. served as Marion County's third courthouse in the mid-ninetheenth century. The structure, shown here, still stands in historic Pikeville. Construction of the Marion County Courthouse in Hamilton was completed in 1901. The structure was built of stone so that it would not burn down, as the previous courthouse did in 1887. Courthouse destroyed by fire in 1883, all records destroyed.
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 Marion 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.
- Marion County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1887 and has Divorce Records prior to 1950.
- Marion County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1887, Probate Records from 1887 and Land Records from 1887.
- Marion County Revenue Commissioner's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
- Marion County Health Department has Birth Records from 1902 , Death records from 1902 .
Marion 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
Marion 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.
Marion County, Alabama Resources
- State of Alabama Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Alabama
- Marion County Genealogical Society
- Hamilton Public Library, 205-921-4290
- Winfield Public Library, 205-487-2484
- Marion County, Alabama Message Boards
Marion County, Alabama External Links
- Alabama Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Marion County, Alabama Books - Amazon
- Marion Co., Alabama - FindaGrave
- Alabama Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Marion Co. ALGenweb
- Alabama Newspaper Archives (1813 - 2003)
- Marion County, Alabama Links - Cyndi's List
- Marion County, Alabama Ancestry Database Collections
- Marion County, Alabama Military Records