Pickens County, Alabama Records

Pickens County, Alabama (Map It) was created on December 20, 1820 as Picken's County, and was formed from Tuscaloosa County The boundaries were changed several times between 1820 and 1866 when its present boundaries were fixed. AAAAA county was named in honor of Andrew Pickens (1739–1817) of South Carolina, General in the Revolutionary War.

Pickens County is bordered by Lamar County (North), Fayette County (Northeast), Tuscaloosa County (East), Greene County (Southeast), Sumter County (South), Noxubee County, Mississippi (Southwest), Lowndes County, Mississippi (West).

Pickens County Cities and Towns include Aliceville, Carrollton, Ethelsville, Gordo, Macedonia, McMullen, Memphis, Pickensville, Reform, McShan.

A Map of Pickens 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

Pickens County, Alabama Courthouse Records

Pickens County, Alabama Courthouse
Pickens County, AL Courthouse
Old Pickens County, Alabama Courthouse
Old Pickens County Courthouse

The Pickens County Courthouse is located in Carrollton, Alabama. The county seat was established at Picken's Courthouse (later called Pickens and Pickensville) and moved to Carrollton in 1830. There was record loss due to a courthouse fire in 1864 and 1876, all records destroyed.

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 Pickens 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.

AAAAA County, Alabama Census Records

AAAAA County, Alabama Vital Records

Pickens County, Alabama Resources

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