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Wilcox County, Alabama
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Wilcox County, Alabama Facts

When was Wilcox County, AL Created?
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.

What is the County Seat of Wilcox County, AL?
The County Seat is located in Camden and in addition the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Wilcox County, AL?
Bordering Counties are Dallas County (northeast), Lowndes County (east-northeast), Butler County (east-southeast), Monroe County (south), Clarke County (southwest), Marengo County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Wilcox County, AL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Camden, Oak Hill, Pine Apple, Pine Hill, Yellow Bluff.

Wilcox County, AL Vital Records

Where can find Wilcox County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
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.

Vital Records can also be found in the Wilcox County Health Department has Birth Records from 1905 , Death records from 1905. 

Wilcox County, AL Census Records

What Wilcox County, AL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Wilcox County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available 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.

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

Wilcox County, AL Courthouse and Government Records

Wilcox County Courthouse

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

Old Wilcox County Courthouse

Wilcox County, AL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Wilcox Co. AL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Wilcox Co. AL Cemeteries & Church Records

Wilcox Co. AL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Wilcox Co. AL General and History Websites

Wilcox Co. AL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Wilcox Co. AL Military Records

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