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Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1881
1834
1881
1860
1832
1838
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County


Tallapoosa County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Tallapoosa County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 18, 1832
County Seat Dadeville
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Tallapossa County Courthouse
125 North Broadnax
Dadeville, AL 36853
Phone: (256) 825-1098

Probate Judge has a few birth and death records 1881-1991
Marriage and probate records from 1835
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records[1]

History

90 acres of land were swapped between Tallapoosa and Coosa Counties in 1963.

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

90 acres were swapped between Tallapoosa and Coosa Counties in 1963.[1]

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18406,444
185015,584141.8%
186023,82752.9%
187016,963−28.8%
188023,40138.0%
189025,4608.8%
190029,67516.6%
191031,0344.6%
192029,744−4.2%
193031,1884.9%
194035,27013.1%
195035,074−0.6%
196035,007−0.2%
197033,840−3.3%
198038,67614.3%
199038,8260.4%
200041,4756.8%
201041,6160.3%
For tips on accessing Tallapoosa 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


Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

  • 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Tallapoosa County is in District 2.

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
  • To 1825 Index to Marriages at Ancestry – ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked.
  • 1834-1845, 1936–1969 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969 at Ancestry – ($); Index. This collection is comprised of indexes created by several agencies - the Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Jordan Dodd of Liahona Research, and Hunting For Bears.
Death
  • 1881–1974 Index to Deaths and Burials at Ancestry – ($); Index. Volunteers extracted the details in this index from microfilmed copies of church, civil, family, and other records of Alabama deaths and burials. details vary depending on the original record. Note that the number of available records can vary widely by county, and this database does not necessarily represent a comprehensive set of death records for the state during this time.

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Tallapoosa County has two books with a working link to one:

Societies and Libraries

Societies

Tallapoosa County Historical Society
151 Pearson Circle
Dadeville, AL 36853

Libraries

Horseshoe Bend Regional Library includes the following libraries in Tallapoosa County:

Adelia M. Russell Library
318 Church St.
Alexander City, Alabama 35010
Telephone: 256-329-6796
Library collection includes local history, census, marriage records, cemetery records, and family histories.
Dadeville Public Library
205 N. West St.
Dadeville, Alabama 36853
Telephone: 256-825-7820

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallapoosa 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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