Alabama Hotel Hartford
County was created by the Alabama legislature on 1868
Dec. 26. The county was named for Geneva, its principal
town and county seat. The town of Geneva was named for
Geneva, Switzerland, by Walter H. Youge, a native of
Switzerland, who served as the town's first postmaster.
Geneva County is located in southeastern Alabama and is
drained by the Choctawhatchee River. It is bordered by
Coffee, Covington, Dale, and Houston counties and the
State of Florida. It encmpasses 578 square miles. Other
towns and communities include Samson and Hartford.
Geneva County courthouse burned twice as a result the
records are very limited. If you have Geneva
County records please share.
This county website is available for
adoption please contact the State Coordinator Ann Allen Geoghegan