St. Clair County, Alabama Genealogy Guide2016-07-08T17:50:14+00:00

St. Clair County, Alabama Records

St. Clair County, Alabama (Map It) was created on November 20, 1818 from Shelby County. St. Clair county was named in honor of Arthur St. Clair (1736–1818) of Pennsylvania, a hero of the American Revolution. and President of Continental Congress.

St. Clair County is bordered by Etowah County (north), Calhoun County (east), Talladega County (southeast), Shelby County (southwest), Jefferson County (west), Blount County (northwest).

St. Clair County Cities and Towns include Argo, Ashville, Branchville, Leeds, Margaret, Moody, Odenville, Pell City, Pinedale Shores, Ragland, Riverside, Springville, Steele, Trussville, Vincent.

A Map of St. Clair 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

St. Clair County, Alabama Courthouse Records

St Clair County, Alabama Courthouse
St. Clair County, AL Courthouse
Old SaintClair County, Alabama Courthouse
Old Saint Clair County Courthouse

The St. Clair County Courthouse is located in Ashville, Alabama and Pell City, Alabama. Located in the northern part of the county, Asheville served as the county seat from 1821-1907. Ashville, originally called St. Clairsville, was named for John Ashe, a senator in the state's first General Assembly. The Alabama Constitution of 1901 provided for Pell City in the southern part of the county to serve as the county seat for the Southern Judicial District of the county. A constitutional amendment in 1907 established Pell City, named for George H. Pell, an early settler, as the second county seat.

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 St. Clair 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.

St. Clair County, Alabama Census Records

St. Clair County, Alabama Vital Records

St. Clair County, Alabama Resources

St. Clair County, Alabama External Links