Mailing Lists

There are a number of mailing lists for discussing Alabama genealogy research. You can review subscription information and use the automated subscription form or subscribe via e-mail. Click on the name of the mailing list to subscribe to the list. While most lists require that you subscribe to the list in order to submit a message to the list, they also have archives which can be read by subscribers and non-subscribers. Location of each list is indicated as follows:

RW - RootsWeb. Each list has both list and digest versions.

YG - Yahoo! Groups.

GE - GenExchange

IU - Indiana University

County Lists

Each of these lists focuses on discussion of genealogy in a specific county. Since county boundaries have changed over the years, most lists welcome researchers of adjacent territories which were once part of the county.

ALAUTAUG -- Autauga County, Alabama. RW

ALBALDWI -- Baldwin County, Alabama RW

ALBARBOU -- Barbour County, Alabama RW

ALBIBB -- Bibb County, Alabama. RW

ALBLOUNT -- Blount County, Alabama. RW Researchers for Cullman, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, Walker and Winston counties are invited to add their postings.

ALBULLOC -- Bullock County, Alabama. RW

ALBUTLER -- Butler County, Alabama. RW Researchers for Covington, Crenshaw, Lowndes and Monroe Counties are invited to add their postings.

ALCALHOU -- Calhoun County, Alabama, as well as the territory former part of Benton County, Alabama. RW

ALCHAMBE -- Chambers County, Alabama. RW

ALCHEROK -- Cherokee County, Alabama. RW

ALCHILTO -- Chilton County, Alabama or the counties that formed it (Autauga, Bibb, Shelby and Perry) as well as neighbors Coosa and Elmore. RW

ChiltonAL -- Chilton County, Alabama YG

ALCHOCTA -- Choctaw County, Alabama RW

ALCLARKE -- Clarke County, Alabama. RW Researchers for Choctaw, Marengo, Monroe, Washington and Wilcox Counties are invited to add their postings.

ALCLAY -- Clay County, Alabama. RW For a mailing list covering the surrounding area, see the RAN-CLAY list.

ALCLEBUR -- Cleburne County, Alabama. RW This county is also covered by the RAN-CLAY mailing list.

ALCOFFEE -- Coffee County, Alabama RW

Coffeecounty_AL -- Coffee County, Alabama YG

ALCOLBER -- Colbert County, Alabama. RW

ALCONECU -- Conecuh County, Alabama. RW

ALCOOSA -- Coosa County, Alabama. RW

ALCOVING -- Covington County, Alabama RW

Covingtoncounty_Al -- Covington County, Alabama YG

Covington-County-AL -- Lisa Franklin's Covington County discussion group YG

ALCRENSH -- Crenshaw County, Alabama RW

ALCULLMA -- Cullman County, Alabama RW

CullmanCo_AL -- Cullman County, Alabama. YG

ALDALE -- Dale County, Alabama RW

ALDALLAS -- Dallas County, Alabama. RW

ALDEKALB -- DeKalb County, Alabama. RW

ALELMORE -- Elmore County, Alabama. RW

ALESCAMB -- Escambia County, Alabama. RW

ALETOWAH -- Etowah County, Alabama. RW This county is also covered by the RAN-CLAY mailing list.

ALFAYETT -- Fayette County, Alabama. RW

ALFRANKL -- Franklin County, Alabama. RW

ALGENEVA -- Geneva County, Alabama RW

Genevacounty_Al -- Geneva County, Alabama YG

ALGREENE -- Greene County, Alabama. RW

ALHALE -- Hale County, Alabama RW

ALHENRY -- Henry County, Alabama. RW

ALHOUSTO -- Houston County, Alabama RW

ALJACKSO -- Jackson County, Alabama RW

Jacksongenealogy -- Jackson County, Alabama. YG

ALJEFFER -- Jefferson County, Alabama. RW

ALLAMAR -- Lamar County, Alabama. RW

ALLAUDER -- Lauderdale County, Alabama. RW

ALLAWREN -- Lawrence County, Alabama. RW

ALLEE -- Lee County, Alabama. RW

ALLIMEST -- Limestone County, Alabama RW

ALLOWNDE -- Lowndes County, Alabama. RW

ALMACON -- Macon County, Alabama. RW

ALMADISO -- Madison County, Alabama. RW

ALMARENG -- Marengo County, Alabama. RW

ALMARION -- Marion County, Alabama. RW

ALMARSHA -- Marshall County, Alabama RW

ALMOBILE -- Mobile County, Alabama. RW

ALMONROE -- Monroe County, Alabama. RW

ALMONTGO -- Montgomery County, Alabama. RW

ALMORGAN -- Morgan County, Alabama. RW

ALPERRY -- Perry County, Alabama RW

ALPICKEN -- Pickens County, Alabama RW

ALPIKE -- Pike County, Alabama. RW

ALRANDOL -- Randolph County, Alabama. RW This county is also covered by the RAN-CLAY mailing list.

ALRUSSEL -- Russell County, Alabama. RW

ALSTCLAI -- Saint Clair County, Alabama RW

ALSHELBY -- Shelby County, Alabama RW

ALSUMTER -- Sumter County, Alabama. RW

ALTALLAD -- Talladega County, Alabama. RW

ALTALLAP -- Tallapoosa County, Alabama. RW

ALTUSCAL -- Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. RW

ALWALKER -- Walker County, Alabama. RW

ALWASHIN -- Washington County, Alabama RW

ALWILCOX -- Wilcox County, Alabama. RW

ALWINSTO -- Winston County, Alabama RW

Regional and Miscellaneous Lists

ALABAMA -- A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the State of Alabama. RW

AL-AfricaAmer -- A list focusing on African American genealogy in Alabama. RW

African American Genealogy -- A list dedicated to African American, Native American and slave ancestry research. YG

Al-Black_Indians -- a list for discussing Alabama Black Indian Genealogy. YG

AL-MOBILEBAY -- This list, sponsored by the Mobile Genealogical Society, focuses on research in the Mobile Bay area of Alabama. It covers the Alabama counties of Mobile and Baldwin plus the bordering counties in Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. RW

BLB -- For the study of the history and families of Bayou La Batre, Alabama. YG

DEEP-SOUTH-ROOTS-L. Discussions of genealogical and historical research in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi. IU

GADADE -- This list is for researchers in the Dade County, Georgia area, but invites both DeKalb and Jackson County researchers to join. RW

RAN-CLAY -- A mailing list for anyone who has an interest in genealogy related to the east-central Alabama counties of Autauga, Bullock, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Elmore, Etowah, Lee, Macon, Montgomery, Randolph, Russell, St.Clair, Shelby, Talladega and Tallapoosa, and the Georgia border counties, all of which were once Indian territory and subject to boundary changes. RW Additional information can be found on the East-Central Alabama Researchers web page at

Southeast_Genealogy -- for people interested in genealogy research anywhere in the United States, especially in the Southeast. YG

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