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[http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesMetropolitan&countyID=coosa Coosa County Courthouse]<br>Main Street,<br>Rockford, AL 35136 <br>Phone&nbsp;(205) 377-4988  
 
[http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesMetropolitan&countyID=coosa Coosa County Courthouse]<br>Main Street,<br>Rockford, AL 35136 <br>Phone&nbsp;(205) 377-4988  
  
Probate Records Office has a few birth and death records 1920-1945<br>Marriage, Probate, Land and Military records from 1834<br>Circuit Court Records from 1834 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coosa County p. 36. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Probate Records Office has a few birth and death records 1920-1945<br>Marriage, Probate, Land and Military records from 1834<br>Circuit Court Records from 1834 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coosa County p. 36. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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*Hull, Edward F. ''Early Records of Coosa County, Alabama, 1832-1860: Wills, Administrations and Marriage Records.'' n.d. Digital version at {{FSbook|88352}} - free.
 
*Hull, Edward F. ''Early Records of Coosa County, Alabama, 1832-1860: Wills, Administrations and Marriage Records.'' n.d. Digital version at {{FSbook|88352}} - free.
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:*'''1832-1860''' - Hull, Edward F. ''Early Records of Coosa County, Alabama, 1832-1860: Wills, Administrations and Marriage Records.'' n.d. Digital version at {{FSbook|88352}} - free.
 
:*'''1832-1860''' - Hull, Edward F. ''Early Records of Coosa County, Alabama, 1832-1860: Wills, Administrations and Marriage Records.'' n.d. Digital version at {{FSbook|88352}} - free.
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://uswebgen.org USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/coosa.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
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*[http://www.algw.org/coosa/coosa.html Coosa County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Coosa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Coosa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Coosa/ Coosa County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Coosa/ Coosa County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)

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Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






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  • Coosa County, Alabama Genealogy residents may also have records in
    Neighboring Counties:
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Coosa County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Coosa 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 Rockford
Courthouse



United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Coosa County

County Courthouse

Coosa County Courthouse
Main Street,
Rockford, AL 35136
Phone (205) 377-4988

Probate Records Office has a few birth and death records 1920-1945
Marriage, Probate, Land and Military records from 1834
Circuit Court Records from 1834 [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biographies

Biographies of many notable residents of Coosa County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 722.

Cemeteries


Census

Coosa County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1840 6,995
1850 14,543 107.9%
1860 19,273 32.5%
1870 11,945 −38.0%
1880 15,113 26.5%
1890 15,906 5.2%
1900 16,144 1.5%
1910 16,634 3.0%
1920 14,839 −10.8%
1930 12,460 −16.0%
1940 13,460 8.0%
1950 11,766 −12.6%
1960 10,726 −8.8%
1970 10,662 −0.6%
1980 11,377 6.7%
1990 11,063 −2.8%
2000 12,202 10.3%
2010 11,539 −5.4%
Sources: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml.  through 1960


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

Church

Court

Land and Property

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

  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Coosa County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2008. 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 976.159 E7b.

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate

  • Hull, Edward F. Early Records of Coosa County, Alabama, 1832-1860: Wills, Administrations and Marriage Records. n.d. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death


  • 1832-1860 - Hull, Edward F. Early Records of Coosa County, Alabama, 1832-1860: Wills, Administrations and Marriage Records. n.d. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Coosah County has one book.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coosa County p. 36. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.