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Autauga County, Alabama
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Autauga County, Alabama Facts

When was Autauga County, AL Created?
Autauga County was created on Nov. 21, 1818 from Montgomery County

What is the County Seat of Autauga County, AL?
The County Seat is located in Prattville (named after Daniel Pratt). The county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Autauga County, AL?
Bordering Counties are Autauga County are Chilton County (north), Elmore County (east), Montgomery County (southeast), Lowndes County (south), Dallas County (west).

Autauga County, AL Vital Records

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

Autauga County, AL Census Records

What Autauga County, AL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Alcona County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18101820183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Autauga County, AL Courthouse and Government Records

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What genealogical records can I find in the Autauga County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Autauga County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Alabama courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Alabama residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Autauga County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Alabama Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Autauga County, AL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Autauga Co. AL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Autauga Co. AL Cemeteries & Church Records

Autauga Co. AL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Autauga Co. AL General and History Websites

Autauga Co. AL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Autauga Co. AL Military Records