Shelby County, Alabama Genealogy

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Shelby County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Shelby County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1818
County Seat Columbiana
Courthouse



United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Shelby County

County Courthouse

SHELBY COUNTY, 112 N. Main St., Columbiana, AL 35051, (205) 669-3760

History

Isaac Shelby.JPG

The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[1]

Parent County

1818--Shelby County was created 7 February 1818 from Montgomery County.
County seat: Columbiana [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves: Google map, photos of headstones, searchable databases.

Census

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

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18202,416
18305,704136.1%
18406,1127.2%
18509,53656.0%
186012,61832.3%
187012,218−3.2%
188017,23641.1%
189020,88621.2%
190023,68413.4%
191026,94913.8%
192027,0970.5%
193027,5761.8%
194028,9625.0%
195030,3624.8%
196032,1325.8%
197038,03718.4%
198066,29874.3%
199099,35849.9%
2000143,29344.2%
2010195,08536.1%

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

  1. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).