Autauga County, Alabama
Genealogy, History & Facts
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 http://www.autaugaco.org/.
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
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- Alabama, Birth Records and Christenings, 1881-1930
- USGenweb Archives Alabama Marriage Project
- Alabama, County Marriage Records, 1809-1950
- Alabama, Death Records and Burials, 1881-1952
- Alabama, Death Records, 1908-1974
- Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957
- Alabama Marriage Records, 1800-1969 Database
- Alabama Marriage Records to 1825
- Alabama Death Records, 1908-59
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 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
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
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 Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: 134 North Court, St Rm 114, Prattville, Alabama 36067
- Phone: (334) 358-6801
- Court Records: 1831
- Divorce Records: 1831
- Autauga County Clerk of Probate Court
- Address: 176 W Fifth Street, Prattville, Alabama 36067-3041
- Phone: (334) 361-3728
- Marriage Records: 1829-1898 (Marriages issued prior to 1936)
- Probate Records: 1810
- Land Records: 1809
- Alabama, Homestead and Cash Entry Patents, Pre-1908
- Index to Alabama Wills, 1808-1870
- Alabama, Convict Records, 1886-1952
- Alabama, Voter Registration Records, 1867
- Autauga County USGenWeb Archives Project
- BLM Land Records
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.
- Autauga County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 680668, Prattville, AL 36067-0668
- Heritage Center/Museum, Phone 334-361-0961
- Prattville Public Library, 334-365-3396
- Autauga County Heritage Association, 102 E. Main Street, Prattville, AL 36067
- 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 Autauga County, AL Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Alabama Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Alabama State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Autauga County, Alabama Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
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