Butler County, Alabama

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://butlercountyal.com/ BUTLER COUNTY], 700 Court Square&lt;br&gt;, Greenville, AL 36037&lt;br&gt; Phone:(334) 382-7166 &lt;br&gt;<br>Courthouse burned April 1853 Probate Judge has birth and death records 1894-1919 Marriage, probate and land records <ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 35.</ref>
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Greenville, AL 36037,
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Phone:(334) 382-7166  
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Courthouse burned April 1853 Probate Judge has birth and death records 1894-1919 Marriage, probate and land records <ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 35.</ref>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:35, 14 May 2012

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Butler County, Alabama
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Map of Alabama highlighting Butler County
Location in the state of Alabama
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Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 13, 1819
County Seat Greenville
Courthouse


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Contents

County Courthouse

BUTLER COUNTY, 700 Court Square<br>, Greenville, AL 36037<br> Phone:(334) 382-7166 <br>
Courthouse burned April 1853 Probate Judge has birth and death records 1894-1919 Marriage, probate and land records [1]

History

Parent County

1819--Butler County was created 13 December 1819 from Conecuh and Montgomery Counties.
County seat: Greenville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss 

1853 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Butler County, Alabama census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Historical populations
Year Pop.  %±
1820 1,405
1830 5,650 302.1%
1840 8,685 53.7%
1850 10,836 24.8%
1860 18,122 67.2%
1870 14,981 −17.3%
1880 19,649 31.2%
1890 21,641 10.1%
1900 25,761 19.0%
1910 29,030 12.7%
1920 29,531 1.7%
1930 30,195 2.2%
1940 32,447 7.5%
1950 29,228 −9.9%
1960 24,560 −16.0%
1970 22,007 −10.4%
1980 21,680 −1.5%
1990 21,892 1.0%
2000 21,399 −2.3%
2010 20,947 −2.1%
Sources: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml.  through 1960


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Butler County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 35.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).