Houston County ALGenWeb  

Welcome to Houston County, Alabama  



Houston county was formed in 1903 from surrounding counties. Some of the books listed pertain to a neighboring county.

  • A Window In Time, by Sarah Fowler
  • Hartford City Cemetery [Geneva County, 1997], by Mildred Stanley & Helon Cutler - $10 + $3.00 S/H - Available from SEAGHS
  • Heritage of Houston County, Alabama [And all Alabama counties], Published by Heritage Publishing, Clanton, AL
  • History of Henry County, Alabama, by Mrs. Marvin Scott - Index - $22.00 - Available from SEAGHS
  • Houston County, Alabama Marriage Records, Book 1-11, February 1903 - August 1936, by Warrine Sheppard Hathaway [sold out]
  • Houston County, The First 100 Years, by the Dothan Landmarks Foundation 2003 - Pictorial
  • Hub of The Wiregrass; The History of Houston County, Alabama 1903 - 1972 , by Fred S. Watson

Other resources [from old site]
Land Claims in Alabama-1828
Three Capitals: a Book About the First three Capitals of Alabama - St. Stephens, Huntsville & Cahaba 
Marriage, Death and Legal Notices from Early Alabama Newspapers, 1819-1893
Index to Alabama Wills 1808-1870
Marriage, Death and Legal Notices from Early Alabama Newspapers, 1819-1893
Marriage Notices from the Southern Christian Advocate, 1867-1878 
Alabama Mortality Schedule 1860  
Old Cahaba Land Office Records & Military Records, 1817-1853 
A Place of Our Own, The Stories of Dothan - Houston County
1830 State of Alabama Federal Census 
Alabama: Atlas of Historical County Boundaries 
The Very Worst Road : Travelers Accounts of Crossing Alabama's Old Creek Indian  Territory, 1820-1847  
The Federal Road Through Georgia, the Creek Nation, and Alabama, 1806-1836