Mobile County, Alabama Records

Mobile County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 18, 1812 from Mobile District of West Florida after annexation into Mississippi Territory. The area was occupied by the French from 1702-63, by the British from 1763-80, and by the Spanish from 1780-1813. Mobile county was named for Fort Louis de la Mobile, a French fortification erected near Mount Vernon in 1702. The word Mobile is believed to come from a Choctaw Indian word for "paddlers.".

Mobile County is bordered by Washington County (north), Baldwin County (east), Jackson County, Mississippi (southwest), George County, Mississippi (west), Greene County, Mississippi (northwest).

Mobile County Cities and Towns include Bayou La Batre, Chickasaw, Citronelle, Creola, Mobile, Prichard, Saraland, Satsuma, Semmes, Dauphin Island, Mount Vernon.

A Map of Mobile 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

Mobile County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Mobile County, Alabama Courthouse
Mobile County, AL Courthouse

The Mobile County Courthouse is located in Mobile, Alabama. There was record loss due to a Courthouse fires that occurred in 1823, 1840, and 1872.

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 Mobile 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.

Mobile County, Alabama Census Records

Mobile County, Alabama Vital Records

Mobile County, Alabama Resources

Mobile County, Alabama External Links