Perry County, Alabama Records
Perry County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 13, 1819 from the Creek Cession of 1814. Perry county was named in honor of Commodore Oliver Hazard (1795–1819) Perry of Rhode Island, naval officer in War of 1812.
Perry County Cities and Towns include Adler, Augustin, Cleveland Mills, Coleman, Cunningham, Ellards, Folsom, Hamburg, Heiberger, Hillcrest, Jericho, Levert, Marion, Morgan Springs, Nave, Norman, Oakmulgee, Osborn, Panhandle, Perryville, Radford, Sprott, Suttle, Tayloe, Uniontown, Vaiden, Vilula, Zimmerman.
A Map of Perry 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
Perry County, Alabama Courthouse Records
Perry 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 Perry 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.
- Perry County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1821 and has Divorce Records prior to 1950.
- Perry County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1820, Probate Records from 1823 and Land Records from 1819.
- Perry County Revenue Commissioner's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
- Perry County Health Department has Birth Records from 1908, Death records from 1908.
Perry 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
Perry 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.
Perry County, Alabama Resources
- State of Alabama Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Alabama
- Perry County Genealogical Society, Box 310, Uniontown, AL 36786
- Perry County Historical Society
- Marion Public Library, 334-683-6411
- Perry County, Alabama Message Boards
Perry County, Alabama External Links
- Alabama Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Perry County, Alabama Books - Amazon
- Perry Co., Alabama - FindaGrave
- Alabama Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Perry Co. ALGenweb
- Alabama Newspaper Archives (1813 - 2003)
- Perry County, Alabama Links - Cyndi's List
- Perry County, Alabama Ancestry Database Collections
- Perry County, Alabama Military Records