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Russell County Alabama
Russell County was established by an act of the state general assembly on December 18, 1832, from lands ceded to the state by the Creek Indians. Its name is in honor of Colonel Gilbert C. Russell, who fought in the wars against the Creek Indians.
The county seat has changed several times: Girard (1833-1839), Crawford originally Crockettsville (1839-1868), Seale (1868-1935) and Phenix City (1935-present).
Courthouse Photo: Courtesy of Alabama State GovernmentRUSSELL COUNTY COURTHOUSE
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Phenix City * Hurtsboro * Cottonton * Crawford * Fort Mitchell * Glenville * Hatchechubbee * Holy Trinity * Hooks * Pittsview * Seale * Uchee * Ladonia *
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Online Data BirthRecords Wills &Probate Records Website Updates:
Mar 2018: Visiting News: WADDELL, MCGEE, JENNINGS, ANDERSON, MARTIN, STARK, EVANS, BROWN, PERRY, TUCKER, FERRELL, PITTS, PASCHAL, CHADWICK, POLLARD, SMITH, MCLENDON
Dec 2017: Calamity News: 1910 Train Wreck; Marriage News: JONES, PUTNAM
Nov 2017: Death News: HARRISON
Jul 2017: Crime News: DOLES, ARMOR, MILES, BERRY, GREEN, WHITE
Apr 2017: County Records: 1923 County Officers
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The Russell County Courthouse
Office of Probate
501 14th St.
Phenix City, AL 36867
Phone: 334-298-7963; 334-298-7979
Russell County Public Library
1501 17th Avenue
Phenix City, AL 36867
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