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Chambers County, Alabama Facts

When was Chambers County, AL Created?
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).

What is the County Seat of Chambers County, AL?
The County Seat is located in LaFayette (in 1833) and in addition the county government website is www.chamberscountyal.gov/

What counties are adjacent to Chambers County, AL?
Bordering Counties are Randolph County (north), Troup County, Georgia (east), Harris County, Georgia (southeast), Lee County (south), Tallapoosa County (west)

What cities and towns are in Chambers County, AL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Cusseta, Five Points, Huguley, La Fayette, Lanett, Oak Bowery, Valley, Waverly.


Chambers County, AL Vital Records

Where can find Chambers County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
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.

Vital Records can also be found in the Chambers County Health Department.


Chambers County, AL Census Records

What Chambers County, AL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Chambers County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available 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.

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


Chambers County, AL Courthouse and Government Records


Chambers County Courthouse

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


Chambers County, AL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Chambers County, AL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Chambers 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.

Chambers Co. AL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Chambers Co. AL Cemeteries & Church Records

Chambers Co. AL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Chambers Co. AL General and History Websites

Chambers Co. AL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Chambers Co. AL Military Records

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