Butler County, Alabama Genealogy Guide2016-07-08T17:32:35+00:00

Butler County, Alabama Records

Butler County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 13, 1819 from parts of Monroe County and Conecuh County. Butler county was named in honor of Capt. William Butler, a soldier of the Creek War of 1813-14.

Butler County is bordered by Lowndes County (north), Crenshaw County (east), Covington County (southeast), Conecuh County (southwest), Monroe County (west), Wilcox County (northwest).

Butler County Cities and Towns include Georgiana, Greenville, McKenzie.

A Map of Butler 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

Butler County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Butler County, Alabama Courthouse
Butler County, AL Courthouse

The Butler County Courthouse is located in Greenville, Alabama. Greenville was originally named Buttsville. There was record loss due to a courthouse fire in 1853.

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 Butler 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.

Butler County, Alabama Census Records

Butler County, Alabama Vital Records

Butler County, Alabama Resources

Butler County, Alabama External Links