Limestone County

General Information

County Seat: Athens
Feb 6, 1818 from Elk County, and later part of Lauderdale County
Named for:
the creek which flows through it, whose bed is of hard limestone
Neighboring Counties:
Madison, Morgan, Lawrence, and Lauderdale Counties, Alabama, Lawrence and Giles Counties, Tennessee

Limestone County Archives
(256) 233-6404
310 W Elm St
Athens, AL 35611

Limestone County Government Directory
Limestone County Directory

Limestone 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.

Limestone County Revenue Commissioner
310 W. Washington St.
Athens, 35611

Limestone County Property Maps -

Court Records

Limestone County Records were lost in the 1862 courthouse fire.

Limestone County Courthouse
P.O. Box 1145
Athens, AL 35612
(256) 233-6427

Limestone County Clerk of Probate
310 West Washington Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6427

Limestone County Judge of Probate
Courthouse, 100 S. Clinton St.
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6427

Limestone County Circuit Court Clerk
310 W. Washington Ave.
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6406

Genealogy Records

Criminal Records

Limestone County Sheriff's Office & Jail
101 West Elm St.
Athens, AL 35611
Fax 256-233-6473
Limestone County Registered Sex Offenders

Ardmore Police Department
PO Box 151
Ardmore, TN 38449

Athens Police Department
206 West Hobbs Street
Athens, AL 35611

Elkmont Police Department
PO Box 387
Elkmont, AL 35620

Limestone County Demographics

Limestone County Profile - US Census Bureau

City/Town Public Records in Limestone County

City of Athens Ordinances

Source of county historical information:

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