Russell County, Alabama was named for Col. Gilbert C. Russell, of Mobile, a Creek Wars military officer. It was created by an act of the
Alabama General Assembly on December 18, 1832, from former Creek Indian Territory.
The county seat is Phenix City.

Hi! I'm Dee Pavey and I am the Russell Co., ALGenWeb Coordinator. Please be patient as I update the site.
If you have any records you would like to submit to Russell Co., Alabama Resarchers please contact me.If you are interested in adopting an
Alabama County please contact Ann Allen Geoghegan - Alabama State Coordinator or Jeff Kemp - Alabama Assistant State Coordinator.


Russell County is now on Facebook!

Russell Co., Alabama Official Mailing list!
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Current Russell County Alabama Queries
Archived Queries 1
Archived Queries 2

Census Records

1840 Census Index - Donated by Janice Craft
1850-Under Construction - I'm doing this myself


Helpful Addresses


Eagle-Phenix School

Family Files

Descendants of Charles Abercrombie
Descendants of James M. Chambers

Russell Co., Alabama Links

Tracking Your Roots - Russell County


Nearby Counties - Sometimes we find our ancestors in a neighboring county: