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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


* Alabaster * Calera * Chelsea * Columbiana * Helena * Montevallo * Pelham * Vincent * 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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Probate Records
Website Updates:
Jun 2018: Sick List News: RANDOLPH; Death News: WELDON; Community News: STINSON
Mar 2018: Sick List News: BARR; Visiting News: Wilsonville Locals, Harpersville Locals, BARR, BARNET, WATSON, PITTS, TILLERY
Dec 2017: Marriage News: POINDEXTER, MOORE, KENDRICK; Community News: CALDWELL
Nov 2017: Marriage News: KOENIG, BROWNE, MORRIS, KEITH
Jul 2017: Death News: ROGAN; Sick List News: LYMAN; Visiting News: LYDE; Advertisements: Shelby Springs
Apr 2017: County Records: 1923 County Officers; Community News: WILKINSON
Feb 2017: Bio: KIDD


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Surrounding Counties     

St. Clair County (northeast)

Talladega County (east)

Coosa County (southeast)

Chilton County (south)

Bibb County (southwest)

Jefferson County (northwest)



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