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Franklin County, AL Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 160
Russellville, AL 35653
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 256-332-8861
Couriers: 410 N Jackson Ave
Russellville, AL 35653
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $10,000, Domestic Relations, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No sealed, youthful offenders or juvenile released
District Court
PO Box 160
Russellville, AL 35653
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 256-332-8861
Couriers: 410 N Jackson Ave
Russellville, AL 35653
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No sealed, youthful offenders or juvenile released
Probate Court
PO Box 70
Russellville, AL 35653
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 256-332-8801
F: 256-332-8423
Couriers: 410 N Jackson St
Russellville, AL 35653
Jurisdiction: Probate
The probate court is also the agency that records documents.

Franklin County, AL Vital Records

Contact the Franklin County Office of the County Judge of Probate if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Franklin County
County Judge of Probate
410 N Jackson St
Russellville, AL 35653 www.franklincountyal.org/index.html
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 256-332-8801
Fax: 256-332-8423
Recorded Documents

Franklin County Vital Certificates

Franklin County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Franklin County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 635.64 sq mi
Population (2009): 31,091
  • Females: 49.7%
  • White: 93.7%
  • Black/African American: 4.4%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 15.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 79.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): -132
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 5.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 7.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 19.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 62.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 9.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.51
Housing Units (2000): 13,749
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.3%
Migration Flow to Franklin County, AL from (2007-2008):

Franklin County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $485,739
  • Construction: $11,004
  • Retail Trade: $24,972
  • Professional and Technical Services: $8,038
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $15,386
  • Retail Trade: $24,972
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $7,437
  • Manufacturing: $178,901
  • Farms: $39,396
  • Government: $91,303
Employed (2000): 13,089
Unemployed (2000): 773
Unemployment Rate (2009): 12.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $25,640
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,434
Local Government Revenue (2007): $57,454 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $46,983 (thou. dol.)

Franklin County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 466
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.2
Deaths (2007): 420
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 4
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.6

Franklin County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 64
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 7
  • Robbery: 11
  • Aggravated Assault: 45
Property Crimes (2008): 536
  • Burglary: 123
  • Larceny-Theft: 381
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 32

Franklin County Genealogy Records