Henry County, Alabama Genealogy Guide2016-07-08T17:42:01+00:00

Henry County, Alabama Records

Henry County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 13, 1819 from Conecuh County. The original county was vast in size, until its boundaries were reduced by the establishment of the counties of Pike County and Covington County in 1821, by Dale County in 1824, by Barbour County in 1832 and Houston County in 1903. Henry county was named in honor of Patrick Henry (1736–1799), Revolutionary War patriot and Governor of Virginia.

Henry County is bordered by Barbour County (north), Clay County, Georgia (northeast), Early County, Georgia (southeast), Houston County (south), Dale County (west).

Henry County Cities and Towns include Abbeville, Barnes, Dothan, Haleburg, Capps, Browntown, Headland, Newville, Snells Crossroads.

A Map of Henry 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

Henry County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Henry County, Alabama Courthouse
Henry County, AL Courthouse

The Henry County Courthouse is located in Abbeville, Alabama.

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 Henry 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.

Henry County, Alabama Census Records

Henry County, Alabama Vital Records

Henry County, Alabama Resources

Henry County, Alabama External Links