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Barbour County, Alabama Facts

When was Barbour County, AL Created?
Barbour County was created on 18 Dec. 1832, from former Creek Indian territory and a portion of Pike County.

What is the County Seat of Barbour County, AL?
The County Seat is located in Louisville in 1833, moved to Clayton in 1834. Today Barbour County contains two courthouses – one in Clayton and one in Eufaula. In addition the county government website is unknown

What counties are adjacent to Barbour County, AL?
Bordering Counties are Russell CountyQuitman County, Georgia, Stewart County, Georgia, Clay County, Georgia, Henry CountyDale CountyPike CountyBullock County

Barbour County, AL Vital Records

Where can find Barbour County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Barbour 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 Barbour 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 Barbour County Health Department has Births from Mar 1908-Feb 1916, delayed birth Cert. rec. 1871-1928; Death From Mar 1908-Feb 1916.

Barbour County, AL Census Records

What Barbour County, AL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Barbour County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Barbour County, AL Courthouse and Government Records

Barbour County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Barbour County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Barbour 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 Barbour 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.

Barbour County, AL Societies and Family History Resources

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

  • Barbour County Genealogy Group, Eufaula Carnegie Library, 217 N. Eufaula Ave., Eufaula, AL 36027
  • Historic Chattahoochee Commission, Box 33, Eufaula, AL 36072-0033, Phone 334-687-9755
  • Eufaula Heritage Association, Box 486, Eufaula, AL 36072-0486, 334-687-3793
  • Clayton Public Library, Phone 334-775-3506
  • Eufaula Public Library, Phone 334-687-2337
  • ALBARBOU. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Barbour County, Alabama. To subscribe send “subscribe” to [email protected] (mail mode) or [email protected] (digest mode).
  • AL-BARBOUR. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Barbour County, Alabama. To subscribe send “subscribe” to [email protected] (mail mode) or [email protected] (digest mode).
  • Alabama Genealogical Society, c/o Samford University Library, AGS Depository and Headquarters, 800 Lakeshore Drive, P.O. Box 2296, Birmingham, AL 35229-0001
  • Alabama Department of Archives & History, 624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100; Phone: (334) 242-4435

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

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

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