Lamar County Information
Alabama is home to Lamar County. A census demonstrated that Lamar County had a total populace of 13,972 in 2020. The county seat is Vernon.
The county was founded in 1877.
It is named in honor of Senator L.Q.C. Lamar of Mississippi.
Lamar County Arrest Records
All crimes in the Lamar County area have records kept on them. Crimes in Lamar County are broken into two primary categories, violent crime and property crime. Lamar County had 3 violent and 8 property crimes back in 2021.
Lamar County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff: Hal Allred
330 1st St NE
Vernon, AL 35592
Phone: (205) 695-7470
Fax: (205) 695-1871
Lamar County Criminal Records
In Lamar County, records of criminals are consistently updated. This includes any who’s sex offender and living, attending school, working, or jailed in the Lamar County area. All Lamar County occupants may access an up-to-date copy of this register. Inhabitants of Lamar County can therefore search for any sex offenders within a certain distance of their homes. Non-compliant and in prison offenders are also shown on the results.
Lamar County Court Records
The criminal, civil, and family cases in Lamar County are all managed by the circuit court system. The court clerk maintains all Lamar County court records. Occupants can attain copies in person at:
Lamar County Circuit Court
Circuit Clerk: Mary Ann Jones 330 1st St NE, Vernon, AL 35592-0434
Mailing Address: PO Box 434, Vernon, Alabama, 35592-0434 Phone: (205) 695-7193
The Court of Appeals in Alabama holds the power to examine all contested cases across the state. The Court of Appeals oversees all contested decisions made at the 67 county superior and trial courts, including in Lamar County.
NOTE - Typical court records in Lamar County can usually be delivered by mail, email, or fax once payment is received. Yet, any official or credentialed records in Lamar County can only be delivered via mail.
Lamar County Public Records
Lamar County locals have vital records maintained on them. The Center for Health Statistics (CHS) manages the vital records system and collects health-related statistical data for the state of Alabama including Lamar County. Having a number of copies keeps the files secure and they may then be applied for statistical analysis someday.
In Alabama, The CHS files, stores, and produces certified copies of public information including birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates. A computerized vital records system called Vital Statistics Image Oriented Network or ViSION, allows vital records to be granted through all Alabama county health departments
The Alabama Open Records Law which was enacted in 1923, states that all Lamar County people can access and copy all public vital records. This enables inhabitants in Lamar County to access, inspect and take a copy of public records. Lamar County records are open for applications at:
Lamar County Probate Court
Judge of Probate: Sharon D. Nethery 44690 Hwy 17, Vernon, AL 35592
Mailing Address: PO Box 338, Vernon, Alabama, 35592 Phone: (205) 695-9119
Fax: (205) 695-8522
Nevertheless, these records come at a cost in Lamar County. First copies of birth records cost $15.00, with added copies obtained at the same time costing an further $6.00 in Lamar County. Death certificates in Lamar County cost $15.00 for the first copy, and $6.00 for any added copy ordered at the same time. Lamar County marriage records cost $15.00 per first copy, and an additional $6.00 for every further copy obtained at the same time. Finally, Lamar County divorce records cost $15.00 per first copy, and an additional $6.00 for every extra copy bought at the same time.
NOTE - A person must visit between 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Monday to Friday to attain records in person in Lamar County. In Lamar County, some form of photo ID is needed to attain records. Both driver's licenses and state IDs would suffice. In Lamar County, a person must also put their request in writing.