Etowah County Vital Records

Search Etowah County AL vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Etowah County Clerk Office

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Attalla City Clerk Attalla AL 612 4th Street Northwest 35954 256-538-9986

Etowah County Clerk Gadsden AL 801 Forrest Avenue 35901 256-549-2181

Rainbow City Clerk Gadsden AL 3700 Rainbow Drive 35906 256-413-1217


Etowah County Health Department

Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records for births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that took place in their county or state. Many Health Departments have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Etowah County Health Department Gadsden AL 709 East Broad Street 35903 256-547-6311


Etowah County Coroner & Medical Examiner

Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain records by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Etowah County Medical Examiner & Coroner Gadsden AL 800 Forrest Avenue 35901 256-549-1444


Etowah County Town & City Hall

The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including vital records. You can find birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Altoona City Hall Altoona AL 2844 Main Street 35952 205-589-2311

Attalla City Hall Attalla AL 620 1st Street Northeast 35954 256-538-7522

Gadsden City Hall Gadsden AL 90 Broad Street 35901 256-549-4500

Hokes Bluff City Hall Hokes Bluff AL 3301 Alford Bend Road 35903 256-492-2414

Sardis City Town Hall Boaz AL 1335 Sardis Drive 35956 256-593-6406

Susan Moore Town Hall Altoona AL 39989 State Highway 75 35952 205-466-7400

Walnut Grove Town Hall Altoona AL 4012 Gadsden Blountsville Road 35952 205-589-4555