Alabama Public Records

The Center for Health Statistics handle, collects and tabulates health related statistical data for the state of Alabama. The Center files, stores, and issues certified copies of vital records including birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates for events that occur in Alabama. An automated vital records system called ViSION, or Vital Statistics Image Oriented Network, allows vital records to be issued through all 67 county health departments.

ADPH Street Address

The RSA Tower 01 Monroe Street Montgomery, AL 36104

Birth Certificate and Death Certificates

Filing of birth certificates began in 1908 for person born in Alabama. By law, birth certificates are confidential records with restricted access for 25 years from the date of birth.

Same with birth certificates filling began in 1908 for person who died in Alabama. Also, by Alabama law, death certificates are confidential records with restricted access for 25 years from the date of birth.

Mariage Certificates and Divorce Certificates

Marriage certificates was made available from 1936 to present while divorce certificates are only available from 1950 and onward. By Alabama law, marriage and divorce records are not private and can be obtained freely by the public. Certificate costs are $15 dollars and $6 dollars for each additional copy.

Adoption Information

Alabama law directs the State Registrar to establish a new birth certificate, for persons born in Alabama, after an adoption, legitimation or paternity determination takes place. The new birth certificate is substituted for the original birth certificate in the files, and the original birth certificate and evidence of adoption, legitimation, or paternity determination are placed in a "sealed file."

Property Records

Parcel and tax records are managed by the County Tax Assessor's Office. They are also in charge of GIS maps, real property, tax rates and can provide parcel numbers. Below are the parcel and tax assessment maps for the major counties.

Jefferson County Tax Map Viewer
Mobile County Tax Bill Search
Madison County Online Maps
Montgomery County Property Search

Genealogy Records

Genealogy Records for the state of Alabama

Public Libraries

We have compiled a list of 10 public libraries in the state of Alabama

# Name Address Zipcode Phone
1 Abbeville Memorial Library 301 Kirkland Street, Abbeville, Alabama 36310 334-585-2818
2 Adamsville Public Library 4825 Main Street, Adamsville, Alabama 35005 205-674-3399
3 Akron Public Library 207 First Avenue South, Akron, Alabama 35441 205-372-3148
4 Alabaster - Albert L. Scott Library 100 9th Street N.W., Alabaster, Alabama 35007 205-664-6822
5 Albertville Public Library 200 Jackson Street, Albertville, Alabama 35950 256-891-8290
6 Marshall County Cooperative Library 600 College Street, Albertville, Alabama 35950 256-878-8523
7 Alexander City - Adelia Mcconnell Russell Library 318 Church Street, Alexander City, Alabama 35010 256-329-6796
8 Mamies Place Childrens Library 284 Church Street, Alexander City, Alabama 35010 256-234-4644
9 Aliceville Public Library 416 Third Avenue Ne, Aliceville, Alabama 35442 205-373-6691
10 Andalusia Public Library 212 South Three Notch Street, Andalusia, Alabama 36420 334-222-6612
See the full list

Phone Area Codes

205 - Birmingham, Alabama 251 - Mobile, Alabama 256 - Huntsville, Alabama 334 - Montgomery, Alabama 938 - Red Bay, Alabama