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Choctaw County, Alabama Facts

When was Choctaw County, AL Created?
Choctaw County was created on Dec. 29, 1847 and It wasa formed from Sumter County and Washington County. This particular county was named for the Choctaw Indians, one of the four Indian groups that occupied what is now the State of Alabama.

What is the County Seat of Choctaw County, AL?
The County Seat is located in Butler and in addition the county government website is http://www.alabama.gov/

What counties are adjacent to Choctaw County, AL?
Bordering Counties are Sumter County (north), Marengo County (northeast), Clarke County (southeast), Washington County (south), Wayne County, Mississippi (southwest), Clarke County, Mississippi (west), Lauderdale County, Mississippi (northwest)

What cities and towns are in Choctaw County, AL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Butler, Gilbertown, Lisman, Needham, Pennington, Silas, Toxey.


Choctaw County, AL Vital Records

Where can find Choctaw County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Choctaw 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 Choctaw 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 Choctaw County Health Department has Birth Records from Delayed birth Cert. Rec. 1870-1900, Death records from 1881-1893. 


Choctaw County, AL Census Records

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

Choctaw Co. Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Choctaw Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Choctaw Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Choctaw 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


Choctaw County, AL Courthouse and Government Records


Choctaw County Courthouse

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


Choctaw County, AL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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