Columbiana 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.

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • The entrance is on the left side of the building, the second door.  Please ring the bell.


  • 1 205-669-0250



Open Hours:

  • Tues, Fri, Sat 10:00am-2:00pm;
  • Wed 6:00pm-8:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed for July 4
  • Closed for Thanksgiving: 
  • Closed for Christmas
  • 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


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
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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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

The Shelby County Historical Society, Inc., 1854 Old Courthouse, Columbiana, AL (205 669-3912) has many resources for genealogical research.  Open Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., closed holidays.  On the internet at, or email  Free Admission.


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Volunteer at the Center

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