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Alabama State Vital Records

Alabama State Vital Records Office
Alabama State Vital Records
P.O. Box 5625
Montgomery, AL 36103-5625
(334) 206-5418
Fax: (334) 262-9563
Records include birth and death records since 1908, marriage records since August 1936, and divorce records since January 1950.

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Northern Mississippi and Alabama, 1865

Approaches to Mobile, Alabama, 1864


Alabama Land Records

Alabama Marriages to 1825

Alabama Census, 1810-90

Alabama Marriages, 1800-1920

Alabama Revolutionary War Soldiers

Mobile, Alabama City Directories, 1890-92

Montgomery, Alabama Directories, 1880-95

Birmingham, Alabama Directories, 1888-90

Alabama Deaths, 1908-59

Early Settlers of Alabama

Search Aids

1850 Census: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, & Mississippi Early Alabama, Arkansas, & Mississippi Settlers, 1700s-1800s Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, 1641-1944 Marriage Index Alabama, 1800-1900 Marriage Index

Family History Centers

What is a Family History Center?
Family History Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Centers provide access to many of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help you identify your ancestors.

Location and Hours
There are more than 3,400 centers worldwide. To find a Family History Center near you, see the list of addresses below.
Before you visit, you should contact the center to verify when it is open.

Staff members will show you around the center, answer some research questions (research expertise in each center varies), help you use center resources, and order microfilms and microfiche from the Family History Library.
Many centers offer classes on different genealogical research topics.

Most centers have a computer with FamilySearch, which helps you search for information about your ancestors. FamilySearch includes Family History Library Catalog, International Genealogical Index, Ancestral File, Social Security Death Index, Scottish Church Records and the United States Military Index
Most also have Personal Ancestral File, a computer program that allows you to organize your family history information.
Most centers also have a variety of resource files, microfilms, microfiche and published material such as genealogies, histories, gazetteers, atlases and maps at your disposal.

Family History Centers Near You

Anniston Alabama
1217 Lenlock Lane
Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-820-5828
Hours: M 9am-12pm; T 5pm-8pm; W 6pm-8pm; Sat 9am-12pm.

Athens Alabama
1716 West Market Street
Athens, Limestone County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-232-1873
Hours: By appt.

Atmore Alabama
308 Old Bratt Road
Atmore, Escambia County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-368-5130
Hours: T, Sun 2-4pm; W-Th 6-8pm.

Bessemer Alabama
831 Briarwood Drive
Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 205-424-0196
Hours: T,Th 9am-1pm; W 9am-9pm

Birmingham Alabama
2780 Altadena Rd
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 205-967-7279
Hours: M,W, 10am-2pm; Th 10am-9pm; Sat 10am-4pm

Byrd Springs Alabama
2110 Byrd Springs Rd. SW
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-881-4461
Hours: T-Th 9am-12pm, 6:30pm-9pm; by appt any day.
Closed: Closed the last two weeks of December .

Cullman Alabama
910 St. Joseph Drive
Cullman, Cullman County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-739-0891
Hours: Th 12pm-4pm; All other times by appointment.
Closed: Closed for Holidays from Thanksgiving to the New Year.

Decatur Alabama
2006 Modaus Road SW
Decatur, Limestone/Morgan County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-350-6586
Hours: T,W,Th 9am-12pm; T,Th 6pm-9pm

Demopolis Alabama
600 US Hwy 80 West
Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-289-2660
Hours: Sun 1pm-4pm.

Dothan Alabama
3199 Ross Clark Circle NW
Dothan, Dale/Houston County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-793-7425
Hours: T 9am-12pm, 1:00pm-4pm, 6:30pm-9pm; W 6:30pm-9pm; Th 8:30am-11:30am, 1pm-3:30pm; 6:30pm-9pm; Sun 2pm-6pm.

Enterprise Alabama
310 Shellfield Road
Enterprise, Coffee County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-347-3631
Hours: T 12pm-3pm; W-F 6pm-9pm; Sun 1pm-5pm; other times by appointment.

Eufaula Alabama
HWY 131, Bakerhill HWY
Eufaula, Barbour County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-687-6146
Hours: W 6-8pm.

Florence Alabama
1828 Broadway Blvd
Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-766-5553
Hours: M-T 9am-12pm; W 6pm-9pm

Fort Payne Alabama
6611 Banks Dr NW
Fort Payne, De Kalb County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-845-0467

Gadsden Alabama
2001 Noccalulu Road
Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-546-0746
Hours: T 9am-1pm; W 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Grove Hill Alabama
Highway 43 South
Grove Hill, Clarke County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-275-3009
Hours: T, W 8am-12pm; Th 9am-5pm.

Guntersville Alabama
4961 Spring Creek Drive
Guntersville, Marshall County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-582-6861
Hours: T 10am-1pm, 6:30pm-8pm; W 6:30pm-8pm; Th 10am-1pm; Sun 12pm-1pm.

Huntsville Alabama
1804 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-721-0905
Hours: T, W 10am-2pm; 6pm-8pm: Th, Sat 10am-2pm; Sun 12pm-1pm.

Indian Springs Alabama
2720 Cahaba Valley Road Hwy 1
Pelham, Shelby County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-988-5282
Hours: T,Th 6-8pm; W 10am-1pm, 6-8:30pm; Sat 4-6pm

Jasper Alabama
1612 18th Ave
Jasper, Alabama, United States

Madison-Harvest Alabama
1297 Slaughter Rd
Madison, Madison County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-722-9450
Hours: T-W 6:30pm-8:30pm; W 9am-12pm, 6:30pm-8:30pm; F 9am-12pm.

Mobile Alabama
5520 Zeigler Blvd
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-344-9270
Hours: T-Th 9am-1pm, 7pm-8:30pm.

Monroe Alabama
430 Goodway Road
Goodway, Monroe County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-862-2937
Hours: T, Th 9am-12pm.

Montgomery Alabama
3460 Carter Hill Road
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-269-9041
Hours: T 9am-4pm; W-Th 9am-1pm, 6pm-9pm; F 9am-1pm.

Opelika Alabama
510 Groce Street
Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-745-2140
Hours: T& Th: 9am-12noon , 6pm-8pm;Sat 10am-1pm; Sun 12:30pm-2pm.
Closed: for holidays and General Conference
Attention: also open by appointment

Ozark Alabama
Mixon School Road
Ozark, Dale County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-774-9405
Hours: T,W,Th 6-8pm; Sun 2-4pm

Robertsdale Alabama
18845 E. Silverhill Ave
Robertsdale, Baldwin County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 251-974-7400
Hours: T & W: 10am-2pm & 6:30pm-8:30pm. Th & Fr: 10am-2pm.
Closed: Currently closed due to Church fire in Oct.

Scottsboro Alabama
Bob Jones Rd & 113 Greenwood A
Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 256-259-1501
Hours: W 6pm-8pm

Toxey Alabama
Highway 17
Gilbertown, Choctaw County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 205-673-2626
Hours: W 8:00am-5pm.

Tuscaloosa Alabama
2015 3rd Avenue North
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 205-758-4820
Hours: M, F,Sat 9am-12pm; W 9am-12pm, 5:30pm-8:30pm; Th 5:30pm-8:30pm; Sun by appointment.

Wetumpka Alabama
1405 Chapel Road
Wetumpka, Elmore County, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-567-8339
Hours: T-Th 7pm-9pm; Sun 2pm-4pm.

Other Resources

Information about state archives and libraries:

Write to:
State Archives and Library
P.O. Box 300100
Montgomery, AL 36130-0100
Telephone: (334)-242-4435
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 8:00-5:00, Saturday 9:00-5:00, closed Sunday, Monday and all state holidays.
Records include Alabama county probate records including birth certificates, deeds, death certificates, estates, marriage certificates, and wills, Alabama state records including Confederate veterans' records, militia records (includes Indian wars, War of 1812, Mexican War, and other pre-Civil War service), Revolutionary War records, Spanish-American War records, World War I records, federal land record indexes, state census records, other Alabama records, surname files or genealogical folders, maps, private manuscripts, newspapers on microfilm, family histories, federal records of Alabama residents, and confederate compiled service records index cards censuses from 1820 through 1920. If you have a very specific research question you can request information by mail for a $15.00 charge. For this fee, you will receive up to 10 copies and a direct citation of the source. If information is not located, you will receive a list of all sources searched and a list of suggested sources for additional research.

Information about state genealogical societies:

Write to:
Alabama Genealogical Society, Inc. (AGS)
Samford University Library
American Genealogical Society Depository and Headquarters
Harwell Goodwin Davis Library
Special Collection Department
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229
Telephone: (205)-414-4103
Hours: Monday 8:00-9:00, Tuesday-Friday 8:00-4:30, closed Saturday and Sunday
Publication: Alabama Genealogical Society Newsletter, Alabama Genealogical Society Magazine


See also: Alabama Genealogy at Live Roots, and Original Alabama Documents


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