Vital Records in Alabama

Vital records for the entire state of Alabama are handled by the Alabama Department of Public Health Center for Health Statistics, where they issue certified copies of birth, death, divorce & marriage records. Alabama has a statewide vital records system, called ViSION, that enables The Department of Public Health to issue vital records for any of the 67 counties in Alabama. Walk-in service at your local county health department is usually the fastest way to get certified vital records.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that The Department of Public Health can provide:

Record Type Available From
Alabama Birth Records January 1908 – 2017
Alabama Death Records January 1908 – 2017
Alabama Divorce Records January 1950 – 2017
Alabama Marriage Records August 1936 – 2017

Find County Offices in Alabama

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County Year Founded
Autauga County, AL November 21, 1818
Baldwin County, AL December 21, 1809
Barbour County, AL December 18, 1832
Bibb County, AL February 7, 1818
Blount County, AL February 6, 1818
Bullock County, AL December 5, 1866
Butler County, AL December 13, 1819
Calhoun County, AL January 29, 1858
Chambers County, AL December 18, 1832
Cherokee County, AL January 9, 1836
Chilton County, AL December 30, 1868
Choctaw County, AL December 29, 1847
Clarke County, AL December 10, 1812
Clay County, AL December 7, 1866
Cleburne County, AL December 6, 1866
Coffee County, AL December 29, 1841
Colbert County, AL February 6, 1867
Conecuh County, AL February 13, 1818
Coosa County, AL December 18, 1832
Covington County, AL December 17, 1821
Crenshaw County, AL November 30, 1866
Cullman County, AL January 24, 1877
Dale County, AL December 22, 1824
Dallas County, AL February 9, 1818
DeKalb County, AL January 9, 1836
Elmore County, AL February 15, 1866
Escambia County, AL December 10, 1868
Etowah County, AL December 7, 1866
Fayette County, AL December 20, 1824
Franklin County, AL February 6, 1818
Geneva County, AL December 26, 1868
Greene County, AL December 13, 1819
Hale County, AL January 30, 1867
Henry County, AL December 13, 1819
Houston County, AL February 9, 1903
Jackson County, AL December 13, 1819
Jefferson County, AL December 13, 1819
Lamar County, AL February 8, 1877
Lauderdale County, AL February 6, 1818
Lawrence County, AL February 6, 1818
Lee County, AL December 5, 1866
Limestone County, AL February 6, 1818
Lowndes County, AL January 20, 1830
Macon County, AL December 18, 1832
Madison County, AL December 13, 1808
Marengo County, AL February 6, 1818
Marion County, AL February 13, 1818
Marshall County, AL January 9, 1836
Mobile County, AL December 18, 1812
Monroe County, AL June 29, 1815
Montgomery County, AL December 6, 1816
Morgan County, AL February 6, 1818
Perry County, AL December 13, 1819
Pickens County, AL December 20, 1820
Pike County, AL December 17, 1821
Randolph County, AL December 18, 1832
Russell County, AL December 18, 1832
Shelby County, AL February 7, 1818
St. Clair County, AL November 20, 1818
Sumter County, AL December 18, 1832
Talladega County, AL December 18, 1832
Tallapoosa County, AL December 18, 1832
Tuscaloosa County, AL February 6, 1818
Walker County, AL December 26, 1823
Washington County, AL June 4, 1800
Wilcox County, AL December 13, 1819
Winston County, AL February 12, 1850