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Clarke County was established on 10 December 1812 and named in honor of General John Clarke of Georgia. The county seat is Grove Hill.
The county is the third largest in the state, encompassing 1,238 square miles
CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES
* Alma ** Campbell ** Carlton ** Coffeeville ** Dickinson ** Fulton
- Gainestown ** Grove Hill ** Jackson ** Morvin ** Thomasville **Whatley **
Ghost towns: Clarkesville ** Failetown *
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Apr 2015: Court Records: James LINDSAY vs US
Feb 2015: Churches: Added Cornerstone Baptist Church - submitted by William Hearn
Jan 2015: Marriage News: SPINKS, JOHNSON; Death News: DESLONDE, HUSTON, HERRON, REID, MCCONQUODALE, LOVE, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSON, MURPHY, ETHRIDGE, WOODSON
Marriages: Marriage Records Vol A -1814 - 1834
Dec 2014: Bio: RHODES; School News: 1922 new teachers
July 2014: Mil: Civil War: Southern Claims Commission Applicants
Jun 2014: Bio: NEWMAN - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
May 2014: Bio: JONES
Apr 2014: History: Water Mills of Clarke County in 1886
Jan 2014: Crime News: MEACHAMITE Outlaws; Known Newspapers of Clarke County
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The Clarke County Courthouse is located on 114 Court Street
Grove Hill, Alabama 36451
114 Court Street
Grove Hill, Alabama 36451
Phone: (251) 275-3251
Copies are $1 each; certification is an additional $3 per instrument.
Grove Hill Public Library
108 Dubose Avenue
Grove Hill, AL 36451
Available Records in the Probate Office:
- Marriage records beginning in 1814; groom's name and approximate year are required when requesting a search.
- Will and estate records beginning in 1814.
- Pension records (incomplete) for Confederate and Revolutionary War veterans
- Newspapers in bound volumes.
- Incomplete cemetery listings and transcriptions.
- Incomplete bond records and physician's certificates
- Deed and mortgage records beginning in 1814
- Loose records from the 1800's
In the genealogy records room downstairs, records available include:
- Civil court records
- Divorces from the turn of the century
- Old property records
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