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''[[United States|United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Autauga County, Alabama|Autauga County]]''  
''[[United States|United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]&nbsp; [[Autauga_County,_Alabama|Autauga County]]''  
== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*Wetumpka Alabama <br>1405 Chapel Rd<br>Wetumpka, Elmore, Alabama, United States<br>Phone: 334-567-8339<br>Hours: T-Th 7pm-9pm
*Montgomery Alabama <br>3460 Carter Hill Rd<br>Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, United States<br>Phone: 334-269-9041<br>Tuesday 9am-2pm;&nbsp;by appt Tue. eve. and Sat
*Byrd Springs Alabama <br>2110 Byrd Spring Rd<br>Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States<br>Phone: 256-881-4461<br>Hours:T,F,Sat., 10am-2pm; W 6pm-8pm.<br>Closures: First Sataurday in April and Oct.; last two weeks in Dec.
*Bessemer Alabama <br>831 Briarwood Dr<br>Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States<br>Phone: 205-425-7928<br>Hours: T-W 5pm-9pm;&nbsp;other hours by appointment 919-1939
*Birmingham Alabama <br>2780 Altadena Rd<br>Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States<br>Phone: 205-967-7279<br>Hours: Tuesday 10am-4pm; Wednesday 10am-8pm; and Sat 10am-2pm.<br>Closed: All holidays and first and fifth Sat of every month
== Web Sites  ==
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 22:01, 22 May 2012

Dates for major county records
1908 1839

1819 1824
For earlier dates, try...

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Autauga County, Alabama
Map of Alabama highlighting Autauga County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Founded November 21, 1818
County Seat Prattville

United States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Autauga County

County Courthouse

Autauga County Courthouse
135 N Court Street Suite B
Prattville, AL 36067
Phone: (334) 358-6700

Judge of Probate has probate, land and military record
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce
and Court Record Record Office has marriage from early 1800's,
Health Department has birth and Death Records [1]

Quick History


Parent County

21 Nov 1818: Autauga County was created from Montgomery County. [2] 1819-1831: Washington was the county seat. 1831-1868: Kingston was the county seat. since 12 December 1868: Prattville has been the county seat to this day.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places


Millbrook | Prattville


Autaugaville | Billingsley

Unincorporated communities

Bethel Grove | Bonita | Booth | Dosterville | Forester | New Prospect

Neighboring Counties

Chilton | Dallas | Elmore | Lowndes | Montgomery


African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:



By selecting the above link, you will find the following cemeteries:



Historical populations
Year Pop.  %±
1820 3,853
1830 11,874 208.2%
1840 14,342 20.8%
1850 15,023 4.7%
1860 16,739 11.4%
1870 11,623 −30.6%
1880 13,108 12.8%
1890 13,330 1.7%
1900 17,915 34.4%
1910 20,038 11.9%
1920 18,908 −5.6%
1930 19,694 4.2%
1940 20,977 6.5%
1950 18,186 −13.3%
1960 18,739 3.0%
1970 24,460 30.5%
1980 32,259 31.9%
1990 34,222 6.1%
2000 43,671 27.6%
2010 54,571 25.0%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml.  Census Bureau

For tips on accessing Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Searchable 1830 Census Index

Searchable 1840 Census Index

Searchable 1850 Census index by beatsLink to Beat Map.

Searchable 1860 Cenus index by beats

Link to Partial 1910 Census

Link to Partial 1910 Census Index, ED 1

Link to Partial 1910 Census Index, ED 2



Searchable index of Commioners Court Records

Searchable index of Orphans Court Records


Deeds and Land Records

Searchable index of land records

Searchable index of wills and estates records

Local Histories


Link to historical maps.



Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship



Probate Records


Vital Records

Marriage Lookup:  searches.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/autauga/auta-mar.pl

Voting Registers

Societies and Libraries



Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 35.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].