Lookup Public Records in Jefferson County, Alabama. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Jefferson County, Alabama Overview

Jefferson County is located in the U.S. state of Alabama. The county was formed in 1819. This county was named after former President Thomas Jefferson. The county seat is Birmingham. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 659,479 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,124 square miles, of which 1,111 square miles is land and 13 square miles is water. Jefferson County borders the following counties: Tuscaloosa County to the west; Bibb County to the southwest; Shelby County to the south; Walker County to the north; Blount County to the north; and St. Clair County to the northeast. Jefferson County has 63 zip codes. The zip codes of Jefferson County are 35005, 35006, 35020, 35022, 35023, 35203, 35204, 35205, 35206, 35207, 35208, 35209, 35210, 35211, 35212, 35213, 35214, 35215, 35216, 35217, 35218, 35221, 35222, 35223, 35224, 35226, 35228, 35233, 35234, 35235, 35242, 35243, 35244, 35229, 35254, 35036, 35444, 35060, 35061, 35062, 35063, 35064, 35068, 35071, 35073, 35079, 35080, 35091, 35094, 35111, 35116, 35117, 35111, 35119, 35126, 35127, 35130, 35139, 35146, 35148, 35172, 35173, and 35180. The most populated zip code is 35215.

Jefferson County Land Records Office Information

The Jefferson County Land Records office (Probate Court) is a constitutional office established by the Alabama state legislature as the custodian of legal documents pertaining to real property. These documents include warranty deeds, mortgages, releases, powers of attorney, liens, plats, amendments and other miscellaneous documents designated by state law to be recorded by the probate court recording department.

Pamela T. Jones is the Chief Clerk of Jefferson County Probate Court. Alan L. King and Sherri C. Friday are Judge of Probate for Jefferson County.

The physical address of the Jefferson County Land Records Office is:

Jefferson County Courthouse
Probate Court
716 North Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: (205) 325-5420
Recorder’s Office: 205-325-5411
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Jefferson County Clerk of Court’s Information

The responsibilities of County Clerk of Court’s are:

As Clerk of the Circuit and County Court:

Attend each session of court
File indictments, information and verdicts
Process all civil and criminal cases
Prepare appellate records
Oversee jury management

As Recorder of Deeds

Record and index deeds, mortgages, and descriptions of all county property
Process tax deed applications and conduct sales
Record public defender liens and judgments entered by the court, record tax liens and claims against an estate, instruments of conveyance, agreements, contracts, maps and plats of subdivisions and surveys
Maintain a public records index
Collect and disburse intangible taxes

As Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners

Attend meetings of the Board of County Commissioners
Prepare, compile and disseminates commission agendas
Produce, record, index and distribute the official minutes of these meetings
Maintain legal custody of the Official County Seal
Maintain custody of all county resolutions, ordinances, and contracts

As Accountant and Custodian of County Funds

Provide accounting services to all departments under the Board of County Commissioners
Provide an accounting system for all fiscal changes implemented by the Board
Handle investments of available county funds
Provide financial reporting to the Board and all federal and state agencies
Process accounts payable

As County Auditor

Pre-audit all county expenditures before payment
Review proposed contracts before adoption
Conduct internal post audits to determine if financial controls in place are sufficient
Prepare reports suggesting improvements to management

Other Duties of the Clerk

Process marriage license applications and perform marriages upon request
Compile and provide statistical data for state agencies and the judiciary
Maintain records storage facilities
Process passport applications & Data management
Provide IT support for all county departments

Tim Sanders is the County Clerk of Courts of Jefferson County. Sanders can be contacted at (850) 342-0218.

The physical address of the Jefferson County Clerk of Court’s is:

County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Circle
Monticello, FL 32344
Phone: (850) 342-0218
Fax: (850) 342-0222
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Jefferson, AL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009674,816
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200966,321
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20093,360
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20093,523
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009883
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009632
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20096,727
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200961,450
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20095,720
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200911,652
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009786
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200946,513
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20091,417
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009579
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200955,193
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200914,290
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009235
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,769
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20095,409
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009430
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,814
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200918,476
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200916,470
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009321
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20095,676
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20092,348
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009725
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009399
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20093,200
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20091,010
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009331,744
Jefferson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Jefferson County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 30, Chapter 1
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Jefferson County Marriage License
Location:716 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North, Birmingham, Alabama, 35203
Phone:205-325-5420
Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 8:56am
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Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 7:00am
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Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 5:12am
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Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 4:51am
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