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Randolph County, Alabama
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Facts
Founded December 18, 1832
County Seat Wedowee
Courthouse


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County Courthouse

Randolph County, Alabama
P O Box 249
Wedowee, Al 36278
Phone: 256-357-4933

Courthouse burned 1897, records destroyed
Probate Judge has birth and death records from 1886
marriage records from 1896, land and probate records from 1897
and military pensions 1904-1909 [1]

History

Parent County

1832--Randolph County was created 18 December 1832 from the Creek Cession of 1832.
County seat: Wedowee [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1896 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Randolph County, Alabama Vital Records

<br> Nearly 14,000 Randolph County births (1881-1930) and more than 5,000 deaths and burials (1881-1952) are indexed in the Alabama Births and Christenings, 1881-1930 database at FamilySearch.org. See Alabama Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records) for more information about this database. <br>

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Randolph County p. 39. 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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