|Welcome to St. Clair County, Alabama|
|Alabama Genealogy Trails|
This St. Clair County Website
is available for adoption.
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.
If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic web-authoring skills, consider joining us! If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways. Get the details on our Volunteer Page.
[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.]
We regret that we are unable to perform personal research for folks.
All data we come across will be added to this site. We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make to this site.
* * * NEW DATA ADDED CONSTANTLY * * * . . . CHECK BACK OFTEN . . .
St. Clair County Alabama
St. Clair County was established on November 20, 1818. The county seat was incorporated and named "Ashville" in honor of John Ash. In 1836, a portion of St. Clair County was separated to establish Cherokee County and DeKalb County. In 1866, after the Civil War, a northeast section of the county was used to create Etowah County. The county was named after General Arthur St. Clair, who came to America from Scotland as an officer in the British Army in the French and Indian War. He settled in America and served as a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. He also was the only Governor of the Northwest Territory.
It has one county seat in Ashville and another in Pell City. While other counties in Alabama have multiple courthouses, St. Clair County is the only county in Alabama with more than one county seat.
St Clair County Courthouse in Pell City (2012)By Rudi Weikard (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons St. Clair Courthouse in Ashville (2012)By Rudi Weikard (Own work) via Wikimedia Common
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Ashville * Moody * Pell City * Springville * Argo (partly in Jefferson County) * Branchville * Margaret *
* Odenville * Ragland * Riverside * Steele * Vincent (partly in Shelby County and Talladega County)
* Acmar * Cooks Springs * Cropwell * Hill Number 1 * New London * Pinedale Shores *
* Wattsville * Whitney *
Check your attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!
If you are interested in adding your families' information to this website, Email Us.
We'll be happy to help your families' obituaries, news items and other historical data find a home here at Alabama Genealogy Trails, where it will remain free for all to view.
Online Data Biographies Birth Records Cemeteries Census Records Church Records Death Records Estate Notices History Marriage Records Miscellaneous Data Obituaries and Death Notices Military Records Newspaper Gleanings Post Offices School Records Wills and Probate
- Website Updates:Jan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers; Community News: GOSA;
- Oct 2015: Misc Records: 1913 County Officers
- Jul 2015: Marriage News: ROPER, INZER; Death News: FULTON; 1939 Confederate Pensioners
- May 2015: Redecorated site and now all pages are mobile friendly
- Jan 2015: Obits: COONS, MONTGOMERY, HAMILTON, INGRAM, SPALDING; Marriage News: BASS, GUNN, KEENER, MCCLENDON, HILL, AYERS, WATSON, JONES, Bios: HAMMOND, BROTHERS, ROWAN, DEAN; Sick List: RICKOLS
SEARCH OUR SITES
Submit an Obituary to Us
for any of our county sites.
If you would like to be kept informed of our state and county website updates, subscribe to any or all of our mailing lists
Alabama is covered under our "Southern States" mailing list.
VISIT OUR ALABAMA STATE PAGE
OR VISIT OUR NATIONAL SITE
Copyright ©Genealogy Trails
All data on this website is Copyright by Genealogy Trails with full rights reserved for original submitters.