Elmore County, Alabama

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Elmore County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Elmore County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.elmoreco.org/Default.asp?ID=143&pg=County+Directory Elmore County Courthouse]<br>100 East Commerce Street<br>Wetumpka, AL 36092<br>Phone: (334) 567-1123  
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[[Image:Elmore County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [http://www.elmoreco.org/Default.asp?ID=143&pg=County+Directory Elmore County Courthouse]<br>100 East Commerce Street<br>Wetumpka, AL 36092<br>Phone: (334) 567-1123  
  
 
Probate Judge has marriage and land records from 1867,<br>Birth and Death records 1909-1913<br>probate records from 1866 and military discharge records 1919<ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elmore County p. 37. ; .</ref>  
 
Probate Judge has marriage and land records from 1867,<br>Birth and Death records 1909-1913<br>probate records from 1866 and military discharge records 1919<ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elmore County p. 37. ; .</ref>  

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Elmore County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1884
1867
1927
1867
1867
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County


Elmore County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Elmore County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 15, 1866
County Seat Wetumpka
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

Elmore County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Elmore County Courthouse
100 East Commerce Street
Wetumpka, AL 36092
Phone: (334) 567-1123

Probate Judge has marriage and land records from 1867,
Birth and Death records 1909-1913
probate records from 1866 and military discharge records 1919[1]

History

Parent County

1866--Elmore County was created 15 February 1866 fromAutauga, Coosa, Montgomery and Tallapoosa Counties.
County seat:  Wetumpka [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Blankenship published graves from the following African American cemeteries: Davis Cemetery, Draper Correctional Center Cemetery, Harrogate Springs Cemetery, Hurd-Grey Cemetery, Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Old Bingham Cemetery, Rose Hill - Black Section, Thrash Cemetery, and Wetumpka City Cemetery - Black Section. See the Cemeteries section for free online access.

Biography

Biographies of many notable residents of Elmore County, Alabama were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 933.

Cemeteries

  • Blankenship, Linda and Tracey Blankenship. Cemeteries of Elmore County. Vol. 1. 1989. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Allen Cemetery, Antioch Baptist Church, Bachelor Cemetery, Balm of Gilead Congregational Church, Bass Cemetery, Bethel Holiness Church, Bethlehem East Baptist Church, Beulah Baptist Church, Billingslea Cemetery, Bullard Cemetery (Eclectic, Ala.), Bullard Family Cemetery (Wetumpka, Ala.), Central Baptist Church, Chana Creek Primitive Baptist Church, China Grove Cemetery, Claud Independent Methodist Church, Cotton Family Cemetery, Edwards-Pannell Cemetery, Friendship Cemetery, Friendship Church, Good Hope Church, Green Cemetery, Grier Chapel Holiness Church, Halls Chapel Holiness Church, Harmony United Methodist Church, Holman Cemetery, Hornsby Cemetery, Kimbell Cemetery, Lamar-Ware Cemetery, Laurel Hill Cemetery - Molton Plantation, Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church, Little Flock Cemetery, Lovejoy Cemetery, Mann Cemetery, Marshall Cemetery, McKeithen Cemetery, Mt. Gilead Church, Mt. Hebron Church of Christ, Mt. Hebron East Baptist Church, New Home Baptist Church, Oak Valley Station United Methodist Church, Old Cemetery above Lake Martin, Old Prospect Cemetery, Pine View Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Prospect Baptist Church, Providence Methodist Church, Providence Primitive Baptist Church, Prospect Church Cemetery, Pruitt-Poage Cemetery, Rhoades Cemetery, Rives Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Robinson Springs Cemetery, Rocky Mount Cemetery, Rocky Mount Plantation Cemetery, Rose Hill - Black Section, Smith Cemetery, Speer Cemetery, Spratlen Cemetery, Taunton Cemetery, Taylor Cemetery, Thrash Cemetery, Tri-Community Cemetery, Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Congregational Church Cemetery, Wall Cemetery, Wall-Coats Cemetery, Wallsboro United Methodist Church, Westbrook Cemetery, Wetumpka City Cemetery, William Wyatt Bibb Cemetery, Zeiglers Cemetery, Zeigler-Thomason Cemetery, and Zimmerman Plantation Cemetery.
  • Blankenship, Linda and Tracey Blankenship. Cemeteries of Elmore County. Vol. 2. 1989. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Allen-Bibb Cemetery, Bandy Cemetery, Bethlehem West Baptist Church, Brassell Cemetery, Brookside Memory Gardens, Bugg Cemetery, Butler and Jackson Memory Gardens, Cain's Chapel United Methodist Church, Cardwell Cemetery, Castleberry Memorial Congregational, China Grove Church & Cemetery, Clark Cemetery, Coosa River Primitive Baptist Church, Davis Cemetery, Deatsville United Methodist Church, Draper Correctional Center Cemetery, Ebenezer Bible Church Cemetery, Estes Cemetery, Fain Cemetery, Ft. Toulouse Cemetery, Geddie Cemetery, Georgia Road Church of Christ, Glenn Cemetery, Hagerty Hill Cemetery, Hall Cemetery, Hall-Rawlinson Cemetery, Harrogate Springs Cemetery, Harwell Cemetery, Haynie Cemetery, Hornsby Cemetery, Hurd-Grey Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Kent-Holley Cemetery, Lake Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Lett Cemetery, Leyburn Cemetery, Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Lovejoy Cemetery, Moon Cemetery, Moore Cemetery, Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Hebron West Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mulder Cemetery, New Harmony Baptist Church, New Home Missionary Baptist Church, New Hope Baptist Church, Nixon Hill Cemetery, Old Bingham Cemetery, Old Harmony Church Cemetery, Old Wetumpka City Cemetery, Prospect Church Cemetery, Pruitt-Poage Cemetery, Rhoades Cemetery, Rives Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Robinson Springs Cemetery, Rocky Mount Cemetery, Rocky Mount Plantation Cemetery, Rose Hill - Black Section, Smith Cemetery, Speer Cemetery, Spratlen Cemetery, Taunton Cemetery, Taylor Cemetery, Thrash Cemetery, Tri-Community Cemetery, Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Congregational Church Cemetery, Wall Cemetery, Wall-Coats Cemetery, Wallsboro United Methodist Church, Westbrook Cemetery, Wetumpka City Cemetery, William Wyatt Bibb Cemetery, Zeiglers Cemetery, Zeigler-Thomason Cemetery, Zimmerman Plantation Cemetery.

Additional Elmore County cemetery records are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 1 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

Elmore County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1870 14,477
1880 17,502 20.9%
1890 21,732 24.2%
1900 26,099 20.1%
1910 28,245 8.2%
1920 28,085 −0.6%
1930 34,280 22.1%
1940 34,546 0.8%
1950 31,649 −8.4%
1960 30,524 −3.6%
1970 33,661 10.3%
1980 43,390 28.9%
1990 49,210 13.4%
2000 65,874 33.9%
2010 79,303 20.4%
For tips on accessing Elmore County, Alabama census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church Records

Court Records

Land and Property

Local Histories

  • Golden, Virginia Noble. A History of Tallassee for Tallasseeans. Tallassee, Ala.: Tallassee Mills of Mount Vernon-Woodberry Mills, 1949. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Civil War


Newspapers

  • 1839-1913 - Blankenship, Linda. Abstracted Newspapers of Elmore County, Alabama. 13 vols. n.d. Digital versions at FamilySearch Books Online - free:

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
  • 1867-1873 - W.P.A Files Elmore County Alabama Marriages 1867-1873, Volume "A". Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
  • 1909-1913 - Blankenship, Linda. Elmore County, Alabama Birth & Death Records 1909-1913. n.d. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
Death
  • 1909-1913 - Blankenship, Linda. Elmore County, Alabama Birth & Death Records 1909-1913. n.d. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Elmore County lists 2 books.  Book 1 is available.


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elmore County p. 37. ; .
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).