Pickens County Information
The state of Alabama contains Pickens County. Pickens County had 19,123 residents in 2020, as indicated by a local census. The county seat is Carrollton.
The county was founded in 1820.
It was named for revolutionary war hero General Andrew Pickens of South Carolina.
Pickens County Arrest Records
In Pickens County, arrest records are also kept on each crime within the jurisdictional area. Crimes in Pickens County are split into two key categories, violent crime and property crime. There were 4 violent and 11 property crimes in Pickens County in 2018.
Pickens County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff: Todd Hall
188 Cemetery Street
P.O. Box 226
Carrollton, AL 35447
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-4pm Phone: (205) 367-2000
Fax: (205) 367-8333
Pickens County Criminal Records
In Pickens County, and across the whole state of Alabama the police are necessary to keep an up-to-date list of all criminal records. This includes any individual who’s sex offender and living, attending school, working, or imprisoned in the Pickens County area. This up-to-date register is then made available to the public, as is the fundamental right of anyone living in Pickens County. Inhabitants of Pickens County also have the right to search for any nearby offenders. This includes any in prison or non-compliant offenders in Pickens County.
Pickens County Court Records
Pickens County criminal, civil, and family cases are all managed by the circuit court system. All Pickens County court records are taken care of by the court clerk. Pickens County court records can be accessed at:
Pickens County Circuit Court
Keith Cox, Clerk
Pickens County Courthouse
20 Phoenix Ave.
P.O. Box 418
Carrollton, AL 35447
Phone: (205) 367-2050
The Court of Appeals has the power to oversee any lower court case in which one party appeals in Alabama. The lower courts over which the Court of Appeals oversees the 67 superior or trial courts across the 67 counties, including Pickens County.
Pickens County Public Records
In Pickens County, every person has public record information maintained on them. For the State of Alabama including Pickens County, The Center for Health Statistics (CHS) operates the vital records system and gathers health-related statistical data. Having several copies keeps the files secure and they may then be properly used for statistical analysis later on.
In Alabama, The CHS files, saves, and produces certified copies of vital records including birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates. Vital Statistics Image Oriented Network or ViSION, allows vital records being issued through all Alabama county health departments, a computerized vital records system.
The Alabama Open Records Law which was introduced in 1923, states that all Pickens County locals can access and copy all public vital records. State and local government vital records can therefore be opened by all Pickens County individuals. Members of the public in Pickens County can apply for records in person at:
Pickens County Probate Court
P.O. Box 370
Carrollton, AL 35447
Phone: (205) 367-2010
Fax: (205) 367-2011
Records in Pickens County do come with a charge. Pickens County birth records cost $15.00per first copy, and an additional $6.00 for each further copy obtained at the same time. Death certificates in Pickens County will set a person back $15.00 for a first copy and $6.00 for each after. Marriage records in Pickens County cost $15.00 for the first copy and $6.00 for each further copy purchased at the same time. Finally, divorce records in Pickens County will set a person back $15.00 for a first copy and $6.00 for each after.
NOTE - Pickens County occupants must attain records between 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST on Monday to Friday. Photo ID is needed to purchase records in Pickens County. Examples comprise state IDs or driver's licenses. All Pickens County requests for records must be put in writing.
NOTE - Ordinary records can be delivered to the requested by fax, email, or mail. At the same time, any official or licensed records in Pickens County can only be delivered via mail.