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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Washington County, Alabama#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Washington County, Alabama#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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*'''[[Washington County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Washington County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Washington County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
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*'''[[Washington County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Washington County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Washington County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
 
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Washington_County,_Alabama|Washington County]]''  
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Washington County, Alabama|Washington County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Washington_County,_Alabama_Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Washington County, Alabama Courthouse]]
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[[Image:Washington County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Washington County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesGulf&countyID=washington Washington County Courthouse]<br>1 Court Street<br>Chatom, AL 36518 <br>Phone:&nbsp;(334) 847-2239  
[http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesGulf&countyID=washington Washington County Courthouse]<br>1 Court Street<br>Chatom, AL 36518 <br>Phone:&nbsp;(334) 847-2239  
 
  
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Probate Judge has marriage records from 1826<br>Land records from 1799<br>Military Discharge records from 1919<br>Birth &amp; Death Records from 1920 <br>and probate Records from 1825 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County p. 40. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Judge has marriage records from 1826<br>Land records from 1799<br>Military Discharge records from 1919<br>Birth &amp; Death Records from 1920 <br>and probate Records from 1825 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County p. 40. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
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==== Voting Registers  ====
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Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the&nbsp;[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/countybooksmain.html Alabama Department of Archives and History]. &nbsp;Washington County has one [http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/washingtoncounty.pdf book].
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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Revision as of 16:30, 22 August 2012

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1920
1826
1920

1799
1827
For earlier dates, try...

  • Washington County, Alabama Genealogy residents may also have records in
    Neighboring Counties:
Remember these collections


Washington County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Washington County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 4, 1800
County Seat Chatom
Courthouse



United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Washington County

County Courthouse

Washington County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Washington County Courthouse
1 Court Street
Chatom, AL 36518
Phone: (334) 847-2239


Probate Judge has marriage records from 1826
Land records from 1799
Military Discharge records from 1919
Birth & Death Records from 1920
and probate Records from 1825 [1]

History

Parent County

1800--Washington County was created 4 June 1800 from Baldwin County and the Mississippi Territory.
County seat: Chatom [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18204,118
18303,474−15.6%
18405,30052.6%
18502,713−48.8%
18604,66972.1%
18703,912−16.2%
18804,53816.0%
18907,93574.9%
190011,13440.3%
191014,45429.8%
192014,279−1.2%
193016,36514.6%
194016,188−1.1%
195015,612−3.6%
196015,372−1.5%
197016,2415.7%
198016,8213.6%
199016,694−0.8%
200018,0978.4%
201017,581−2.9%
For tips on accessing Washington County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

  • 1816 - Inhabitants of Alabama in 1816. Broken Arrow Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1955. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Washington County.

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Washington 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), Washington County p. 40. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).