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Wilcox County, Alabama

Wilcox County was created on Dec. 13, 1819 and it was fromed from Monroe County and Dallas County. This particular county was named in honor of Joseph M. Wilcox (1790–1814), lieutenant in Creek War.

Currently the Wilcox County Seat is located in Camden and in addition the county government website is

Locations adjacent Wilcox County happen to be Dallas County (northeast), Lowndes County (east-northeast), Butler County (east-southeast), Monroe County (south), Clarke County (southwest), Marengo County (northwest).

Cities and towns found in Wilcox County consist of Camden, Oak Hill, Pine Apple, Pine Hill, Yellow Bluff.

Wilcox 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 Wilcox 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.

Wilcox County includes Federal Census Schedules to assist in looking into your family tree. Government Population Schedules can be found for 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

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

Wilcox County Societies and Family History Resources

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

Wilcox County Courthouse and Government Records

Wilcox County Courthouse

Genealogist often overlook the significance of Wilcox 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.

Old Wilcox County Courthouse

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 Wilcox 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.

  • Wilcox County Clerk of Circuit Court 
    • Address: P.O. Box 668, Camden, AL 36726
    • Phone: (334) 682-4883
    • Court Records: 1820
    • Divorce Records:
  • Wilcox County Clerk of Probate Court 
    • Address: P.O. Box 656, Camden, AL 36726
    • Phone: (334) 682-4881
    • Marriage Records: 1820 (Marriages issued prior to 1936)
    • Probate Records: 1820
    • Land Records: 1820
  • Wilcox County Revenue Commissioner's Office
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  • Wilcox County Health Department has Birth Records from 1905 , Death records from 1905. 

Wilcox County Genealogy Links

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

Wilcox Co. AL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Wilcox Co. AL Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Wilcox Co. AL Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Wilcox Co. AL Census Records

  • Wilcox Co. AL Cemeteries & Graveyards

    Wilcox Co. AL Church & Bible Records

    Wilcox Co. AL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

    Wilcox Co. AL General and History Websites

    Wilcox Co. AL Immigration & Naturalization

    Wilcox Co. AL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

    Wilcox Co. AL Military Records

    Wilcox Co. AL Schools & Directories

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