Houston County, Alabama Genealogy Guide2016-07-08T17:42:19+00:00

Houston County, Alabama Records

Houston County, Alabama (Map It) was created on February 9, 1903 from parts of Dale County, Geneva County and Henry County. Houston county was named in honor of George S. Houston (1811–1879), 24th Governor of Alabama and U.S. Congressman.

Houston County is bordered by Henry County (north), Early County, Georgia (east), Seminole County, Georgia (southeast), Jackson County, Florida (south), Geneva County (west), Dale County (northwest).

Houston County Cities and Towns include Ashford, Avon, Columbia, Cottonwood, Cowarts, Dothan, Gordon, Kinsey, Madrid, Rehobeth, Taylor, Webb.

A Map of Houston 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

Houston County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Houston County, Alabama Courthouse
Houston County, AL Courthouse

The Houston County Courthouse is located in Dothan, 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 Houston 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.

Houston County, Alabama Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Alabama Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
  • U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: None
  • State Population Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
  • Union Veterans Schedules: None

Houston County, Alabama Vital Records

Houston County, Alabama Resources

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