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To Renew Your Russell County License

the forms are available here:



Russell County Business License Renewal Packet

Mailing your renewal is

strongly encouraged.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have issues accessing google drive forms, contact your IT Department for site exceptions or If needed, the applications can be emailed directly. You may request a packet by emailing:


This email is for business licenses only. Other matters need to call to the office and ask for the department they are trying to reach.


Russell County Courthouse


Monday - Friday

8:30 - 4:00 EST

Closed at 11am and 2pm for

30-minute intervals for cleaning

The following procedures are available online:

Driver's License Renewals / Replacements

Boat Registrations

Hunting / Fishing Licenses

Marriage Certificate Copies

Most Recent Election Information

General Election November 8th 2022

Sample Ballots are available, click below.

Russell-Sample.pdf (alabama.gov)

For the County Write-In Certification, view the Election Results tab below.

Election Results

Need to Register to Vote?

Register in our office, the voter

registration office, by mail or online.

Registration Cut Off is 15 days prior to election.

**Register or Update Your Registration Here**

Meet the Judge

Alford M. Harden, Jr.

Russell County Judge of Probate

"The Probate Judge's Office touches everyone's life more than they could imagine. From adoptions, wills, marriage licenses and other aspects like recording deeds and mortgages, I strive to do my best as Probate Judge to make this the best Probate Judge's office in Alabama. I can only do that through the help and support of the people of Russell County."

-- Alford M. Harden, Jr.