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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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Online Data Bible Records Biographies Birth Records Cemeteries Census Records Church Records Court Records County Records Death Records Family Gallery History Marriage Records Military Records Newspaper Gleanings Obituaries and Death Notices Post Offices School Records Slavery Records Wills and Probate Records
Jan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers
Oct 2015: County Records: 1913 County Officers
Jul 2015: 1939 Confederate Pensioners
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
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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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