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Marengo County, Alabama
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Founded February 6, 1818
County Seat Linden
Courthouse


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County Courthouse

Marengo County Courthouse
101 East Coats Avenue
Linden, AL 36748
Phone: (334) 295-2219

Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records
Registrat in Chancery has divorce records
Clerk circuit Court has court records [1]

History

Parent County

1818--Marengo County was created 6 February 1818 from the Choctaw Cession of 1816.
County seat: Linden [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1848 and 1965 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Marengo County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1820 2,933
1830 7,700 162.5%
1840 17,264 124.2%
1850 27,831 61.2%
1860 31,171 12.0%
1870 26,151 −16.1%
1880 30,890 18.1%
1890 33,095 7.1%
1900 38,315 15.8%
1910 39,923 4.2%
1920 36,065 −9.7%
1930 36,426 1.0%
1940 35,736 −1.9%
1950 29,494 −17.5%
1960 27,098 −8.1%
1970 23,819 −12.1%
1980 25,047 5.2%
1990 23,084 −7.8%
2000 22,539 −2.4%
2010 21,027 −6.7%

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

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Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Hamily History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marengo 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).

 

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