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Talladega County, Alabama

Talladega County was created on December 18, 1832, from land ceded by the Creek Indians by the Creek Cession of 1832. This particular county was named for Talatigi, Creek Indian name for the county seat, meaning "border town".

Currently the Talladega County Seat is located in Talladega (established in 1834) and in addition the county government website is

Locations adjacent Talladega County happen to be Calhoun County (north), Cleburne County (northeast), Clay County (east), Coosa County (south), Shelby County (southwest), St. Clair County (northwest).

Cities and towns found in Talladega County consist of Alpine, Bon Air, Childersburg, Gantts Quarry, Lincoln, Mignon, Munford, Oak Grove, Oxford, Providence, Sycamore, Sylacauga, Talladega, Talladega Springs, Vincent, Waldo.

Talladega 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 Talladega 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.

Talladega 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.

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

Talladega County Societies and Family History Resources

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

Talladega County Courthouse and Government Records

Talladega County Courthouse

Genealogist often overlook the significance of Talladega 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 Talladega 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.

Talladega County Genealogy Links

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

Talladega Co. AL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Talladega Co. AL Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Talladega Co. AL Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Talladega Co. AL Census Records

Talladega Co. AL Cemeteries & Graveyards

Talladega Co. AL Church & Bible Records

Talladega Co. AL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Talladega Co. AL General and History Websites

Talladega Co. AL Immigration & Naturalization

Talladega Co. AL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Talladega Co. AL Military Records

Talladega Co. AL Schools & Directories

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