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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 Website Updates:
Dec 2017: Sick List: PRESNALL; Gossip News; Ads: STEWART; Weather NewsNov 2017: Brick Walls: DUKES - Submitted by Virginia Custis Winslett and Rita Talton Barrett; WILSON - Submitted by Jason FlanningSept 2017: Community News: Sickness at Thomasville - Transcribed by Heather Holley
Jul 2017: Wills: Will of Jesse Parker; Crime News: WOODWARD, BURNETT
Apr 2017: County: 1923 County Officers
Feb 2017: Bio: BONEY
Dec 2016: Death News: MITCHELL
Oct 2016: Misc: 20 Businessmen of Clarke County in 1908
Jul 2016: Death Records: 1908 - 1909 Deaths; Census: 1816 Inhabitants of Clarke County
Apr 2016: County Records: 1907 County Officers
Jan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers
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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
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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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