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Talladega County, Alabama
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Talladega County, Alabama Facts

When was Talladega County, AL Created?
Talladega County was created on December 18, 1832, from land ceded by the Creek Indians by the Creek Cession of 1832.

What is the County Seat of Talladega County, AL?
The County Seat is located in Talladega (established in 1834) and in addition the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Talladega County, AL?
Bordering Counties are Calhoun CountyCleburne CountyClay CountyCoosa CountyShelby CountySt. Clair County.

Talladega County, AL Vital Records

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

Vital Records can also be found in the Talladega County Health Department has Birth Records from 1897 , Death records from 1897.

Talladega County, AL Census Records

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

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.

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

Talladega County, AL Courthouse and Government Records

Talladega County Courthouse

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

Talladega County, AL Societies and Family History Resources

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

  • Talladega County Historical Association, 106 Broome Street, Talladega, Alabama 35160
  • Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society, Box 8268 , Gadsden, AL 35902; Publication: Northeast Alabama Settlers
  • Talladega Public Library , 256-362-4211
  • Comer Memorial Library Sylacauga, 256-249-0961
  • ALTALLAD. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Talladega 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 Talladega County, AL Researchers through message boards and forums?

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