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Chambers County, Alabama

Chambers County was created on Dec. 18, 1832, from former Creek Indian territory in the Creek Cession of 1832. This particular county was named in honor of Henry Chambers, a U.S. Senator from Alabama (1825-26).

Currently the Chambers County Seat is located in LaFayette (in 1833) and in addition the county government website is

Locations adjacent Chambers County happen to be Randolph County (north), Troup County, Georgia (east), Harris County, Georgia (southeast), Lee County (south), Tallapoosa County (west)

Cities and towns found in Chambers County consist of Cusseta, Five Points, Huguley, La Fayette, Lanett, Oak Bowery, Valley, Waverly.

Chambers 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 Chambers 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.

Chambers County includes Federal Census Schedules to assist in looking into your family tree. Government Population Schedules can be found for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Chambers Co. Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Chambers Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Chambers Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Chambers Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms that can help with your research.

Chambers County Societies and Family History Resources

A list of Chambers County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives. See Also Alabama Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies for statewide Addresses and links.

Chambers County Courthouse and Government Records

Chambers County Courthouse

Genealogist often overlook the significance of Chambers County court, probate, and land documents as a source of genealogy and family history details.

Buried away in Alabama courthouses and archives just about everywhere are often the hopes and dreams and frustrations of countless Alabama people.

The odds are excellent that your ancestors and forefathers have left a in-depth record of at least several aspects of their lives in the Chambers County court records.

Even if your forebears is not discussed in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other methods which could have lead to him or her appearing in court records.

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Chambers County Genealogy Links

The following are web links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources relevant to Chambers County.

Chambers Co. AL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Chambers Co. AL Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Chambers Co. AL Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Chambers Co. AL Census Records

Chambers Co. AL Cemeteries & Graveyards

Chambers Co. AL Church & Bible Records

Chambers Co. AL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Chambers Co. AL General and History Websites

Chambers Co. AL Immigration & Naturalization

Chambers Co. AL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Chambers Co. AL Military Records

Chambers Co. AL Schools & Directories

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