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

Shelby County, Alabama Overview

Shelby County is located in the U.S. state of Alabama. The county was formed in 1818. This county was named in honor of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky from 1792 to 1796 and again from 1812 to 1816. The county seat is Columbiana. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 204,180 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 810 square miles of which 785 square miles is land and 25 square miles is water. Shelby County borders the following counties: St. Clair County to the northeast; Talladega County to the east; Coosa County to the southeast; Chilton County to the south; Bibb County to the southwest; and Jefferson County to the northwest. Shelby County has 22 zip codes. The zip codes of Shelby County are 35007, 35022, 35216, 35242, 35243, 35244, 35035, 35040, 35043, 35051, 35078, 35080, 35094, 35114, 35115, 35124, 35143, 35147, 35176, 35178, 35186, and 35187. The most populated zip code is 35242.

Shelby County Probate Court Information

The Probate Court is responsible for the following functions, duties, records and services:

Records:
Records search
Copy request
Genealogy & archives
Power of attorney
Affidavits
incorporations
Oil, gas and mineral leases
DD214 and military records
Medical and dental licenses
Plats and maps
Oath of office
Official bonds
Uniform Commercial Code
Claims against estates
Tax liens
Recorded judgements

Document Recording:
Property records (deeds, mortgages, liens, etc.)
Collecting recording fees
Formation of business entities such as corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, etc.

Elections:
Election returns
Voter/voting statistics
Candidate filings
Campaign contributions lists

Other Services:
Marriage license
Notary public
Fiduciary & trust accounts

Judicial:
Adoption
Estates
Mental health commitments
Land condemnation
Eminent domain
Wills
Guardians
Conservators
Minors
Name change
Legitimations
Court calendar
Petitions

James W. Fuhrmeister is the Judge of Probate of Shelby County. Fuhrmeister can be contacted at (205) 669-3710.

The physical address of the Shelby County Probate Court is:

Shelby County Courthouse
112 Main St.
Columbiana, AL 35051
Phone: (205) 669-3710
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm

Shelby, AL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009200,155
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200919,825
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20091,162
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,320
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009372
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009276
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,672
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200930,620
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092,990
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20095,664
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009399
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200920,720
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009325
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200925,857
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20097,897
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009120
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20092,559
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009236
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009419
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20097,381
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20096,965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009148
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009751
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,146
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009427
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009207
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,397
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009365
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200953,824
Shelby County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Shelby 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:Shelby County Marriage License
Location:112 North Main Street, Columbiana, Alabama, 35051
Phone:205-669-3710

Shelby County Recording Office

Address: 112 N Main St #101, Columbiana, AL 35051, United States

Phone: 205-669-3720

Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 9:55pm
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Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 9:53pm
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Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 9:41pm
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Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 9:28pm
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Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 9:27pm
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Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 9:18pm
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