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Shelby County Alabama
Shelby County was established on February 7, 1818 and was named in honor of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky.
The county seat of Shelby County is Columbiana.
Shelby County Courthouse (2012) Photo By Rivers Langley; SaveRivers (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Alabaster * Calera (partly in Chilton County) * Chelsea * Columbiana *
* Helena (partly in Jefferson County) * Hoover (partly in Jefferson County) *
* Leeds (partly in Jefferson County and St. Clair County) *
* Montevallo * Pelham * Vestavia Hills (partly in Jefferson County) * Vincent (partly in St. Clair County and Talladega County) * Harpersville * Indian Springs Village * Westover * Wilsonville * Wilton *
* Brantleyville * Brook Highland * Dunnavant * Highland Lakes * Meadowbrook * Shelby * Shoal Creek * * Sterrett * Vandiver * Acton * Aldrich * Arkwright * Calcis * Cloverdale * Fourmile * Inverness *
* Maylene * Nelson * Pea Ridge * Saginaw * Siluria *
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Online Data BirthRecords Wills andProbate Records Website Updates:Dec 2017: Marriage News: POINDEXTER, MOORE, KENDRICK; Community News: CALDWELLNov 2017: Marriage News: KOENIG, BROWNE, MORRIS, KEITHJul 2017: Death News: ROGAN; Sick List News: LYMAN; Visiting News: LYDE; Advertisements: Shelby SpringsApr 2017: County Records: 1923 County Officers; Community News: WILKINSONFeb 2017: Bio: KIDDDec 2016: Sick List News: MILLER; Crime News: GRAVATT, FRANKLINOct 2016: Misc: 20 Businessmen of Shelby County in 1908Jul 2016: Death Records: 1908 DeathsApr 2016: County Records: 1907 County OfficersJan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers; Death News: LYMAN; Marriage News: SMITH, LEEPER, WARE, WAGNER; Website redecorated and now all pages are mobile friendly
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