Search for Records in Marshall County, Alabama. Results May Include: Background Check, Marriage & Divorce Records, Criminal Records, Birth & Death Records, Probate Documents, Land Records, Arrests, Addresses, Liens and Judgments
Marshall County was established on January 9, 1836, and named after John Marshall, famous Chief Justice of the United States. According to the census done in 2010 by the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 93,019 people and a total area of 623 square miles. Most parts of the county are dry with the exception of the four cities of Albertville, Arab, Guntersville, and Boaz, which allow the sale of alcohol. The first county seat was Claysville until 1838, when Marshall became the county seat. Seven years later it was changed to Guntersville, where it still remains.
Tim Mitchell is the Marshall County Probate Judge as of 2015; his office is charged with the responsibility of maintaining public records in the county. Public record can be obtained by visiting the Marshall County Online home page; the page has a number of links that will direct you to different records, depending on the background check you are doing. For records that cannot be accessed online, you will be required to download and fill out the records request form and submit it to the Probate Judge’s office at the Marshall County Courthouse, 425 Gunter Avenue Suite 110, Guntersville, AL, 35976. Alternatively, if you are not able to visit the office in person, you can call the Probate Judge at (256)571-7764 or (256)571-7732 and make enquiries regarding public records.
The Marshall County Health Department provides vital records to the public. Records that can be obtained by the county residents include certified birth, marriage, divorce, and death certificates for the county. Charges are applicable depending on the records that you request. To view the charges for obtaining public or vital records visit the county website.
Other records like criminal records can also be accessed for free; to obtain criminal records online you will have to visit the County Sheriff’s website through the county link above. The website is full of useful records; some of the records in the website include most wanted fugitives, sex offenders, press releases, and other information regarding security in the county. Just like in the case of public records, if you cannot find the records you are looking for you will have to visit the sheriff’s office at 423 Blount Avenue, Guntersville, AL 35976.
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