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Elmore County, Alabama

Elmore County was created on Feb. 15 1866, from parts of Montgomery County, Coosa County, Autauga County. Also part of Tallapoosa County in 1867. . This particular county was named in honor of General John Archer Elmore, a veteran of the American Revolution and early settler of Alabama..

Currently the Elmore County Seat is located in Wetumpka and in addition the county government website is http://www.elmoreco.org/

Locations adjacent Elmore County happen to be Coosa County (north), Tallapoosa County (northeast), Macon County (southeast), Montgomery County (south), Autauga County (west), Chilton County (northwest)

Cities and towns found in Elmore County consist of Blue Ridge, Coosada, Deatsville, Eclectic, Elmore, Equality, Millbrook, Prattville, Tallassee, Wetumpka.

Elmore 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 Elmore 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.

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

Elmore Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Elmore Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Elmore 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.

Elmore County Societies and Family History Resources

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

Elmore County Courthouse and Government Records


Elmore County Courthouse

Genealogist often overlook the significance of Elmore 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 Elmore 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.

  • Elmore County Clerk of Circuit Court 
    • Address: P.O. Box 280, Wetumpka, AL 36092-0338
    • Phone: (334) 567-1138
    • Court Records: 1867
    • Divorce Records:
  • Elmore County Clerk of Probate Court 
    • Address: P.O. Box 280, Wetumpka, AL 36092-0280
    • Phone: (334) 567-2571
    • Marriage Records: 1867 (Marriages issued prior to 1936)
    • Probate Records: 1867
    • Land Records: 1867
  • Elmore Revenue Commissioner's Office
    • Address: 100 E. Commerce St., Rm 107, P.O. Box 1147, Wetumpka, Alabama 36092
    • Phone: 334-567-1184
  • Elmore County Health Department has Birth Records from 1884 , Death records from 1927 . 

Elmore County Genealogy Links

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

Elmore Co. AL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Elmore Co. AL Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Elmore Co. AL Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Elmore Co. AL Census Records

Elmore Co. AL Cemeteries & Graveyards

Elmore Co. AL Church & Bible Records

Elmore Co. AL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Elmore Co. AL General and History Websites

Elmore Co. AL Immigration & Naturalization

Elmore Co. AL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Elmore Co. AL Military Records

Elmore Co. AL Schools & Directories

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