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Houston County, AL Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Drawer 6406
Dothan, AL 36302
Hours: 8AM-12: 1PM-4:30PM CST
P: 334-677-4800
Couriers: 114 N Oak St
Dothan, AL 36302
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $10,000, Domestic Relations, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, youthful offenders or juvenile records released
District Court
PO Drawer 6406
Dothan, AL 36302
Hours: 8AM-12: 1PM-4:30PM CST
P: 334-677-4800
Couriers: 114 N Oak St
Dothan, AL 36302
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, youthful offenders or juvenile records released
Probate Court
462 North Oates Street
Dothan, AL 36303 http://houstoncountyprobate.org/
Hours: 7AM-5:30PM M-TH CST
P: 334-677-4721
F: 334-836-1309
Jurisdiction: Probate
The probate court is also the agency that records documents.

Houston County, AL Vital Records

Contact the Houston 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.

Houston County
County Judge of Probate
462 N Oates St, 2nd Fl
Dothan, AL 36303 http://houstoncountyprobate.org/
7AM-5:30PM M-TH CST
Phone: 334-677-4792
Fax: 334-836-1292
Recorded Documents

Houston County Vital Certificates

Houston 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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Houston County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 580.36 sq mi
Population (2009): 100,085
  • Females: 52.4%
  • White: 71.7%
  • Black/African American: 25.9%
  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 69.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 11,298
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 15.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 76.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 18.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.45
Housing Units (2000): 39,571
Homeownership Rate (2000): 69.5%
Migration Flow to Houston County, AL from (2007-2008):

Houston County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $2,394,949
  • Construction: $152,387
  • Retail Trade: $256,208
  • Professional and Technical Services: $107,037
  • Healthcare: $376,821
  • Banking: $82,658
  • Retail Trade: $256,208
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $82,593
  • Manufacturing: $262,938
  • Farms: $-9,221
  • Government: $409,098
Employed (2000): 40,355
Unemployed (2000): 2,227
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $33,462
Local Government Employment (2007): 6,637
Local Government Revenue (2007): $385,884 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $380,017 (thou. dol.)

Houston County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,355
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.9
Deaths (2007): 898
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 13
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.6

Houston County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 432
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 3
  • Forcible rape: 40
  • Robbery: 198
  • Aggravated Assault: 191
Property Crimes (2008): 4,050
  • Burglary: 965
  • Larceny-Theft: 2,879
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 206

Houston County Genealogy Records