Search for Records in Talladega County, Alabama. Results May Include: Background Check, Marriage & Divorce Records, Criminal Records, Birth & Death Records, Probate Documents, Land Records, Arrests, Addresses, Liens & Judgments
Talladega County was established on December 18, 1832, from land ceded by the Creek Indians near Alabama’s geographic center. The name Talladega is derived from the Muscogee Native American words, Tvlvteke, meaning “town”, and åtigi, or “border” — “Border Town”. This is symbolic of the county’s location between the lands of the Creek tribe and those of the Cherokee and Chickasaw. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 82,291 and a total area of 760 square miles. Its county seat is Talladega.
The Talladega County Probate Judge is responsible for maintaining all documents, files, papers, and orders, together with all attachments required by law to be recorded and filed in the Probate Office. Clerks in the Probate Judge’s office ensure that records are kept in a manner to permit convenient retrieval. According to the law, the following should be admitted to record in the office of the Probate Judge:
- Plats or maps;
- Judgments and liens;
- Deeds, mortgages, deeds of trust, bills of sale, contracts or other documents purporting to convey any right, title, easement, or interest in any real estate or personal property;
- Petitions, decrees, or orders of bankruptcy;
- Corporations and other forms of business organizations;
- Lis pendens;
- Marriage license and military discharges;
- Documents and instruments concerning condominiums;
- Mortgages on personal property
The records can be accessed by doing a search through the county website. The website has simple steps and links that will direct you to the records that are available. In case you are not able to access certain records, you will have to visit the Probate Judge’s office in person at Talladega Courthouse, First Floor, 1 Court Square, Talladega, AL 35160. Office hours are Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can also contact the Probate Judge’s office at ; though you cannot obtain public records on phone, it is a sure way to inquire about public records.
Charges are applicable depending on the type of records you want to obtain; for more information on the charges applicable visit If you need assistance in calculating the fees, call the judge’s office for assistance.
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