Jackson County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Jackson County Clerk Office
Jackson County Circuit Clerk102 East Laurel StreetScottsboroAL35768256-574-9320
Jackson County Town & City Halls
Dutton Town Hall69 County Road 416DuttonAL35744256-228-6392
Langston Town Hall9277 County Road 67LangstonAL35755256-228-6414
Scottsboro City Hall316 South Broad StreetScottsboroAL35768256-574-3100
Section City Town Hall72 Dutton RoadSectionAL35771256-228-3280
Skyline Town Hall21638 Alabama 79ScottsboroAL35768256-587-3335
Stevenson City Hall104 Kentucky AvenueStevensonAL35772256-437-3000
Woodville City Hall29923 Alabama 35WoodvilleAL35776256-776-2860
Jackson County Marriage License Office
Jackson County Marriage LicensePo Box 128ScottsboroAL35768256-574-9290
Jackson County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Jackson County Divorce Certificates
Jackson County Probate Judge Website

Statistics

Married Couples 11,302 (55.5%)
Unmarried Couples 528 (1.0%)
Never Married Men 5,207 (25.0%)
Never Married Women 4,046 (18.1%)
Separated Men 203 (1.0%)
Separated Women 615 (2.8%)
Widowed Men 1,002 (4.8%)
Widowed Women 2,957 (13.3%)
Divorced Men 2,658 (12.8%)
Divorced Women 2,660 (11.9%)

Where to Look For Marriage Records in Jackson County

Marriage Records in Jackson County Alabama

Marriage Records in Jackson County, Alabama is maintained in two locations. The first location is the recorder’s office in the county and the second is the registrar of deeds office. Both of these locations have different responsibilities. For instance, the recorder’s office in Jackson County will normally only release marriage and death certificates. The registrar of deeds will make sure the correct names are on the documents and they can also be ordered by creditors or third parties.

Marriage records in Jackson County are considered public record and anyone can access them. They are available to anyone who requests them and there are several options that allow people to retrieve them. Depending on what type of information you want to look up, there may be multiple ways to retrieve the records.

There are many places where you can request the marriage records in Jackson County. If you go to the county’s recorder’s office you will usually pay a nominal charge for the records. Many times the records can be obtained for free if the person you are requesting the records from also requests the records from the county. This is more often the case when it comes to marriage records. The free methods of obtaining records are also a bit of a hit and miss game.

The next place to look for marriage records in Jackson County is at the county registry’s website. The website of the register of deeds is not always as up to date as the county records website and some records can be months old. You can sometimes find some very old information through this method but the information is not usually current. However, this method can be useful for digging up an unknown last name or finding out some basic information about someone.

You can also check with your local newspaper in the county and some of these newspapers also offer free marriage records searches. These newspaper databases will have some basic information about someone but will not include anything that would be considered current or vital. They also do not provide any death records. Most newspapers will only offer the county and state records.

If all else fails, you can try searching directly online at one of the many paid public records search sites. The best services all allow you to search based on several criteria including name, state and location of marriage. With many of these sites you get unlimited search opportunities. The fee is very reasonable and usually well worth it. These sites allow you to gain access to their massive online database of marriage records and allow you to download as many records as you need.