COURTHOUSE: The Probate Judge's office or record room is the repository of the major portion of the original records that interest a genealogist. This includes wills, estates, inventories, deeds, marriages, etc.  To obtain records from this office, WRITE, do not phone, to the address below.  They must have a written request. Charges are $1.00 for each exposure; $3.00 more to certify the document. Include as much information as possible. For example, if you are asking about a will, give as full a name as possible, and an exact date of death. If an exact date is not possible, give an estimated year. If you already know book and page numbers, by all means, use it.

Colbert County Probate Judge
      P.O. Box 47                                    
        Tuscumbia, AL   35674                     

LIBRARIES: Colbert County has several libraries, which are listed here alphabetically.

Cherokee Public Library
118 Church Street
PO Box 333
Cherokee 35616-0333
Phone: (256) 359-4384
Librn: Shelia Graham
FAX Number: (256) 359-4016
Hours: Tue,W.Thur:10-5

Helen Keller Public Library
511 North Main Street
Tuscumbia 35674-2059
Phone: (256) 383-7065
Librn: Judy Murphy
FAX Number: (256) 383-3313
Hours: Mon. & Thurs. - 10-6 ; Tues., Wed. & Fri. - 9-5 ;

Leighton Public Library
8740 Main Street
PO Box 484
Leighton 35646-0484
Phone: (256) 446-5380
Librn: Polly M. King
FAX Number: (256) 446-5380
Hours: Tue-F:1-5; Sat:10-2 THURSDAY, SATUR

Muscle Shoals Public Library
1918 East Avalon Avenue
Muscle Shoals 35661-2402
Phone: (256) 386-9212
Librn: Hannah Jeffreys
FAX Number: (256) 386-9211
Hours: Tue, Thur. 10-8: Wed., Fri., Sat. 10-5; Sun. 1-5
FAX Number: (205) 274-7643

Sheffield Public Library
316 North Montgomery Avenue
Sheffield 35660-2709
Phone: (256) 386-5633
FAX Number: (256) 386-5608
Mon-Thur. 10-6; Fri. 9-5; Sat. & Sun. 1-5

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