Wilcox County, Alabama

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[http://www.wilcoxwebworks.com/history/ '''Wilcox Historical Society''']<br>P.O. Box 464<br>Camden, Alabama 36726
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[https://wilcox.biblionix.com/atoz/catalog/ '''Wilcox County Library''']<br>100 Broad Street<br>Camden, Alabama 36726<br>334-682-4355
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Revision as of 21:52, 27 August 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Wilcox County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1905
1820
1905
1865
1820
1820
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent Counties


Wilcox County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Wilcox County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 13, 1819
County Seat Camden
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

Wilcox County Alabama Courthouse.jpg
 Winston County Courthouse
100 Broad Street
Camden, AL 36726
Phone: (334) 682-4126

Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1819

History

Parent County

1819--Wilcox County was created 13 December 1819 from Monroe and Dallas Counties.  County seat: Camden [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18202,917
18309,548227.3%
184015,27860.0%
185017,35213.6%
186024,61841.9%
187028,37715.3%
188031,82812.2%
189030,816−3.2%
190035,63115.6%
191033,810−5.1%
192031,080−8.1%
193024,880−19.9%
194026,2795.6%
195023,476−10.7%
196018,739−20.2%
197016,303−13.0%
198014,755−9.5%
199013,568−8.0%
200013,183−2.8%
201011,670−11.5%
For tips on accessing Wilcox County, Alabama census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church Records

Court Records

Land and Property

To place a grant or deed on a map within context of Wilcox County, Alabama see:

  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Wilcox County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2007. This is a definitive work and can be used as an index to land grants. Digital version at HistoryGeo.com ($). Website includes free surname index. FHL Book 976.138 E7b.

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate Records

Research Guides

  • Inventory of the County Archives of Alabama: Wilcox County. Birmingham, Ala.: The Survey, 1942. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Taxation

  • 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Wilcox County is in District 1.

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Societies and Libraries

Societies

Wilcox Historical Society
P.O. Box 464
Camden, Alabama 36726

Libraries

Wilcox County Library
100 Broad Street
Camden, Alabama 36726
334-682-4355

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).