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

Coffee County, Alabama Records

Coffee County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 29, 1841 from what had been part of Dale County. Coffee county was named in honor of Gen. John Coffee, a hero of the Creek War of 1813-14.

Coffee County is bordered by Pike County (north), Dale County (east), Geneva County (south), Covington County (west), Crenshaw County (northwest).

Coffee County Cities and Towns include Elba, Enterprise, Kinston, New Brockton.

A Map of Coffee 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

Coffee County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Coffee County, Alabama Courthouse
Coffee County, AL Courthouse

The Coffee County Courthouse is located in Elba, Alabama. The first county seat was at Wellborn. The county courthouse was destroyed by fire in 1851, and the following year the legislature authorized an election to be held to select another site. The town of Elba, then called Bentonville, was chosen. There was record loss due to a courthouse fire in 1859 and 1871.

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 Coffee 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.

Coffee County, Alabama Census Records

Coffee County, Alabama Vital Records

Coffee County, Alabama Resources

Coffee County, Alabama External Links