Preserving and sharing the legacy of Limestone County

*PLEASE NOTE: The Limestone County Archives is closed to the public from Aug. 1, 2016, through early 2017, while the Archives building is under renovation. Researchers may make an appointment to visit the Archives’ temporary office at 310 W. Washington St. by calling 256-233-6404 or by e-mailing The master index and many records are now available online. Use the sections below to search for and browse through historic records.

The Limestone County Archives has more than 6,000 books and files dating to the county’s beginnings in 1818. Discover the documents located here, including marriages, deeds, wills, court cases, tax records, school census records, and more.

Every name on every page of nearly every book, file, and photo in the Limestone County Archives is in this searchable index of more than 350,000 entries. Search the Master Index to find your records.

Underlined titles will link directly to the document or book in our online documents. Or you can browse our online documents.

View our Special Collections and exhibits of historic Limestone County photos, postcards, and documents.

Search this database of nearly 60,000 Limestone County death records compiled from newspaper obituaries, tombstone inscriptions, and funeral programs dating from the 1800s to daily-updated current records.

Our Mission

To procure, preserve, restore, maintain, study, and promote records, charters, manuscripts, instruments, evidence, and documents of a public or private nature which may have statistical, legal, or historical significance to Limestone County, Alabama, its government, or residents, or such documents as might be desirable to the association and to encourage public interest therein.