General Information

County Seat: Gadsden
Dec 7, 1866 and originally named Baine County, the name was changed Dec 1, 1868 to Etowah, from the Cherokee language
Named for:
a branch of the Cherokee Nation
Neighboring Counties:
Marshall, DeKalb, Cherokee, Calhoun, St Clair, and Blount Counties

Etowah County Revenue Commissioner
The Revenue Commissioner is responsible for the assessment of personal and real property and for the collection of taxes levied by the State of Alabama.

Historical Plat & Lot Books
Real Property Appraisal

Property Tax Records

Court Records

Etowah County Courthouse
P.O. Box 187
Gadsden, AL 35902
(256) 549-5342

Etowah County Clerk of Probate
800 Forrest Avenue
Gadsden, AL 35901-3641
(256) 549-5334

Etowah County Probate Office
800 Forrest Ave.
Gadsden, AL 35902
(256) 549-5342

Etowah County Circuit Court Clerk
800 Forrest Avenue
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 546-2821

Genealogy Records

Criminal Records

Etowah County Sheriffs Office
827 Forrest Ave
Gadsden, Alabama 35901
(256) 546-2825
Etowah County Registered Sex Offenders

Etowah County Jail
827 Forrest Avenue
Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 549-5410
Fax (256) 549-5332

Altoona Police Department
PO Box 100
Altoona, Al 35952

Attalla Police Department
302 6th Avenue Northwest
Attalla, AL 35954

Gadsden Police Department
PO Box 267
Gadsden, AL 35902
Gadsden Most Wanted List

Glencoe Police Department
201 Chastain Boulevard W.
Glencoe, AL 35905

Hokes Bluff Police Department
3301 Alford Bend Road
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903

Mountainboro Police Department
PO Box 1378
Mountainboro, AL 35957

Rainbow City Police Department
3700 Rainbow Drive
Rainbow City, AL 359016208

Sardis City Police Department
1335 Sardis Drive
Sardis City, AL 35956

Southside Police Department
2255 Highway 77
Southside, AL 35907

Walnut Grove Police Department
PO Box 100
Walnut Grove, AL 35990

Etowah County Demographics

Etowah County Profile - US Census Bureau

Etowah County Directory

City/Town Public Records in Etowah County

Sardis City Directory

Source of county historical information:

 History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography by Owen, Thomas McAdory Chicago:  S J Clarke Publishing Co, 1921