Athens Alabama Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Athens Family History Center is a free genealogy library devoted to helping you find your family tree or previous generations of your family.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 1716 W Market St Athens AL 35611 United States
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  • The Family History Center is on the west side of the building.


  • 1 256-232-1873



Stake TFH Consultant - center:

  • Jennifer L. Harris - 1 256-771-1203

Open Hours:

  • Thursday 9:30am-12:30pm
  • For an appointment, please contact the temple and family history consultant - center in advance at 1-256-771-1203.

Holiday Hours:

  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness. Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • 5 computers with dual monitors
    • microfilm readers
    • microfiche readers

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Southeast Kentucky Research

Tennessee Research

Resources in the Local Area

Limestone County Archives

Houston Historical Library

Links   Athens Family History Center      Athens Alabama Genealogy Blog   Limestone County Archives   Limestone County Archives Facebook page   Houston Historical Library