Lee County, Alabama Genealogy

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Lee County cemeteries are included in ''Alabama Cemetery Records'' {{FSbook|185681|disp=Vol. 1}} at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/lee.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~allee2/ Lee County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Lee/ Lee County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Lee/ Lee County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

Revision as of 18:40, 18 August 2012

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Lee County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Lee County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 5, 1866
County Seat Opelika
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Lee County

Contents

County Courthouse

Lee County Courthouse
215 South 9th Street
Opelika, AL 36803
Phone: (334) 749-7141

Probate Judge has marriage and land records from 1867,
military discharge records from 1919
and probate records from 1861 [1]

History

Parent County

1866--Lee County was created 5 December 1866 from Chambers, Macon, Russell, and Tallapoosa Counties.
County seat: Opelika [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Lee County cemeteries are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 1 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
187021,750
188027,26225.3%
189028,6945.3%
190031,82610.9%
191032,8673.3%
192032,821−0.1%
193036,0639.9%
194036,4551.1%
195045,07323.6%
196049,75410.4%
197061,26823.1%
198076,28324.5%
199087,14614.2%
2000115,09232.1%
2010140,24721.9%
Est. 2011143,46824.7%
For tips on accessing Lee County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death


Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lee County p. 38. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).