Perry County, Alabama Genealogy Guide

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. Learn More About State of Alabama History

Perry County is bordered by Bibb County (north), Chilton County (northeast), Dallas County (east), Marengo County (southwest), Hale County (west).

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.

Perry County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Perry County, Alabama Courthouse
Perry County, AL Courthouse

The Perry County Courthouse is located in Marion, Alabama. Learn More About State of Alabama Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

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 category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Perry County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1821 and has Divorce Records maintained among the equity records. Divorces issued prior to 1950 are located here. Divorces issued prior to 1950 are located here. Divorces issued after 1950 can be found at the Alabama Department of Public Health. The County Clerk of Circuit Court serves as custodian of all county court records, and is responsible for providing access to those court records by court personnel, the legal community and the public.
  • Perry County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1820, Probate Records from 1823 and Land Records from 1819. The County Clerk of Probate Court maintains following records in the probate office: Plats, Maps, Judgments, Liens, Deeds, Mortgages, Corporations, Lis pendens, Marriage licenses, Military discharges. The Probate Judge presides over all probate court hearings for Probate of Wills, Administrations, Conservators, Guardianships, Adoptions, Legitimations, Name changes, Condemnations, Mental Commitment hearings, and performs marriage ceremonies. The office of the probate judge is the county office where the most significant genealogical records are created and maintained in Alabama. A variety of records are housed in this office.
  • 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

Perry County, Alabama Vital Records

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