Shelby County, Alabama Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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== History  ==
 
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[[Image:Isaac Shelby.JPG|thumb|right|289px|Gov. Isaac Shelby (1750-1826)]]  
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The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1818'''--Shelby County was created 7 February 1818&nbsp;from [[Montgomery_County,_Alabama|Montgomery ]]County. '''County seat''': Columbiana <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1818'''--Shelby County was created 7 February 1818&nbsp;from [[Montgomery County, Alabama|Montgomery ]]County. '''County seat''': Columbiana <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Bibb_County,_Alabama|Bibb]]
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*[[Bibb County, Alabama|Bibb]]  
*[[Chilton_County,_Alabama|Chilton]]
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*[[Chilton County, Alabama|Chilton]]  
*[[Coosa_County,_Alabama|Coosa&nbsp;]]
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*[[Coosa County, Alabama|Coosa&nbsp;]]  
*[[Jefferson_County,_Alabama|Jefferson]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Alabama|Jefferson]]  
*[[Saint_Clair_County,_Alabama|Saint Clair]]
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*[[Saint Clair County, Alabama|Saint Clair]]  
*[[Talladega_County,_Alabama|Talladega]]
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*[[Talladega County, Alabama|Talladega]]
  
 
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Revision as of 00:00, 28 August 2010

United States  > Alabama > Shelby County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Isaac Shelby.JPG

The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[1]

Parent County

1818--Shelby County was created 7 February 1818 from Montgomery County. County seat: Columbiana [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).