Hamilton Archives

Find Hamilton Alabama archives. Archives maintain vital, family, and genealogy records, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce records.


Franklin County Archive 300 East Limestone Street Russellville AL 35653 29.1 miles from Hamilton 256-332-8827


Winston County Archive 25155 Alabama 195 Double Springs AL 35553 32.5 miles from Hamilton 205-489-5035

Tupelo Police Records Archive 322 Court Street Tupelo MS 38804 42.9 miles from Hamilton 662-841-6523

Lawrence County Records Archive 14451 Market Street Moulton AL 35650 45.3 miles from Hamilton 256-974-2440

Lawrence County Archive 698 Main Street Moulton AL 35650 45.4 miles from Hamilton 256-974-1757

Columbus Detention Center Records Archive 527 South Martin Luther King Junior Drive Columbus MS 39701 50.5 miles from Hamilton 662-328-6796

Columbus Police Info and Records Archive 1501 Main Street Columbus MS 39701 51.1 miles from Hamilton 662-244-3511

Are Archives open to the public?

Archives managed by government entities are generally accessible to the public. Many offer regular public hours while others may only be open by appointment. Some Archives may include special collections that restrict access more stringently than general collections. Archives maintained by private organizations may not be accessible by the public.

Can items in an Archive be borrowed in the same way as library items?

No. The public use of an Archive is much more restricted than is typical for items in a public library. Archives often require visitors to register, provide identification, and submit request forms in order to view an item in the collection. In addition, most Archives have detailed usage guidelines in place to prevent theft or loss of Archive materials.

Do Archives accept donated materials?

Yes, many Archives are interested in accepting materials of enduring historical value. Archivists will evaluate potential donations to ensure that they meet the Archive's standards. Archives will typically require that a deed of gift be signed that legally documents the transfer of ownership of the donated materials.