Washington County, Alabama(Map It) was created on June 4, 1800 as a county of the Mississippi Territory. Its area originally contained 26,400 square miles. The area of Washington County was later divided into 16 Mississippi counties and 29 Alabama counties. Washington county was named in honor of George Washington (1732–1799), 1st U.S. President.
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 Washington 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.