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Blount County, Alabama Facts

When was Blount County, AL Created?
Blount County was created on Feb. 6, 1818 by the Alabama Territorial legislature, from Montgomery County and land ceded to the Federal government by the Creek Nation on Aug. 9, 1814. This particular county was named in honor of Gov. Willie G. Blount of Tennessee, who provided assistance to settlers in Alabama during the Creek War of 1813-14.

What is the County Seat of Blount County, AL?
Blountsville was the county seat until 1889, when it was moved to its current location in Oneonta. In addition the county government website is http://co.blount.al.us/

What counties are adjacent to Blount County, AL?
Bordering Counties are Marshall County (northeast), Etowah County (east), St. Clair County (southeast), Walkery County (southwest), Jefferson County (south), Cullman County (west & northwest)

What cities and towns are in Blount County, AL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Allgood, Altoona, Blountsville, Cleveland, County Line, Garden City, Hayden, Highland Lake, Locust Fork, Nectar, Oneonta, Rosa, Smoke Rise, Snead, Susan Moore, Warrior.


Blount County, AL Vital Records

Where can find Blount County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Blount County vital records can be found at the Alabama Department of Public Health which has Birth And Death Records from 1908, Marriages from 1936 and Divorce Records from 1950. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Alabama for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Blount County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Certificates to mail.

Vital Records can also be found in the Blount County Health Department has Birth Records from 1905, Death records from 1905. 


Blount County, AL Census Records

What Blount County, AL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Blount County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Blount Co. Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Blount Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Blount Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Blount Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.

There are Alabama State censuses from 1820-1866. Also two Alabama Census of Confederate Soldiers for 1907 and 1921. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Alabama Census Records Research Guide


Blount County, AL Courthouse and Government Records


Blount County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Blount County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Blount County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Alabama Corthouse Records Research Guide


Blount County, AL Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Blount County, AL?
A list of Blount County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Alabama Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Blount County, AL Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Blount County, AL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Blount County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is just a list that has been compiled or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

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Blount Co. AL Cemeteries & Church Records

Blount Co. AL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

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Blount Co. AL Military Records

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