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Randolph County, Alabama Facts

When was Randolph County, AL Created?
Randolph County was created on 18 Dec. 1832, from former Creek Indian territory by the Creek Cession of 1832. This particular county was named in honor of John Randolph (1773–1833), U.S. Senator from Virginia.

What is the County Seat of Randolph County, AL?
The County Seat is located in Wedowee (established in 1834-35) and in addition the county government website is http://www.randolphcountyalabama.gov/

What counties are adjacent to Randolph County, AL?
Bordering Counties are Cleburne County (north), Carroll County, Georgia (northeast), Heard County, Georgia (east), Troup County, Georgia (southeast), Chambers County (south), Tallapoosa County (southwest), Clay County (west). 

What cities and towns are in Randolph County, AL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Roanoke, Rock Mills, Wadley, Wedowee, Woodland.


Randolph County, AL Vital Records

Where can find Randolph County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Randolph 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 Randolph 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 Randolph County Health Department has Birth Records from 1886, Death records from 1886. 


Randolph County, AL Census Records

What Randolph County, AL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Randolph 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.

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


Randolph County, AL Courthouse and Government Records


Randolph County Courthouse

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


Randolph County, AL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Randolph Co. AL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Randolph Co. AL Cemeteries & Church Records

Randolph Co. AL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Randolph Co. AL General and History Websites

Randolph Co. AL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Randolph Co. AL Military Records

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