Georgia County History and Listings

Georgia County History and Listings

Our county-by-county listing of Georgia has contact information and dates vital records for historic and modern-day counties.

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Appling
69 Tippins St. Ste. 201, Baxley, GA 31513
(912) 367-8100
http://baxley.org/www.baxley.org/site/page5497.html
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1818
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in n/a, kept in Probate Court
Marriage: 1869, Probate Court
Death: n/a, Probate Court
Divorce: n/a, Superior Court Clerk
Burial: n/a, Probate Court
Land: 1828, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1879, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1879, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Records begin in 1879, some 1859.

Atkinson
Box 518, Pearson, GA 31642
(912) 422-3391
http://atkinsoncounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Aug. 15, 1917
Parent counties: Coffee, Clinch
Birth records: start in 1919, Kept by Department of Health
Marriage: 1919, Probate Court
Divorce: 1919, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Department of Health
Land: 1919, Probate Court
Probate: 1919, Probate Court
Court: 1919, Superior Court Clerk

Bacon
Box 356, Alma, GA 31510
(912) 632-5214
http://baconcounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: 1914
Parent counties: Appling, Pierce, Ware
Divorce: start in 1919, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1919, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1919, Superior Court Clerk
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1919, Probate Court
Death: 1919, Health Department
Probate: 1919 Probate Court

Baker
Box 607, Newton, GA 39870
(229) 734-3000
http://bakercounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 12, 1825
Parent county: Early
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1820, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1850, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1868, Probate Court
Court: 1879, Superior Court Clerk

Baldwin
121 Wilkinson St., Ste. 314, Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-4791
http://baldwincountyga.com
Incorporated: May 11, 1803
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1806, Probate Court
Death:1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Probate: 1808, Probate Court
Divorce: 1861, County Clerk
Court: 1861, Superior Court
Land: 1861, Superior Court

Banks
144 Yonah Homer Rd., Homer, GA 30547
(706) 677-6200
http://bankscountyga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 11, 1858
Parent counties: Franklin, Habersham
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1859, Probate Court
Land: 1859, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1859, Probate Court
Court: 1859, Superior Court Clerk

Barrow
233 E. Broad St., Winder, GA 30680
(770) 307-3000
http://barrowga.org
Incorporated: July 7, 1914
Parent counties: Jackson, Walton, Gwinnett
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1915, Probate Court
Divorce: 1915, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1915 Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1915, Probate Court
Court: 1915, Superior Court Clerk

Bartow
135 W. Cherokee Ave. Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 387-5030
http://bartowga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 3, 1832
Parent county: Cherokee
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1836, Probate Court
Divorce: 1862, Superior Court Clerk
Military: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1837, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1853, Probate Court
Court: 1853, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Formerly Cass County. Name changed to Bartow Dec. 3, 1832.

Ben Hill
402 A. E. Pine St., Fitzgerald, GA 31750
(229) 426-5100
http://benhillcounty.com
Incorporated: July 31, 1906
Parent counties: Irwin, Wilcox
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1906, Probate Judge
Divorce: 1907, County Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Judge
Land: 1906, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1906, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1906, Probate Judge

Berrien
Box 446, Nashville, GA 31639
(229) 686-5421
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gaberrie
Incorporated: Feb. 25, 1856
Parent counties: Lowndes, Coffee, Irwin
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1856, Probate Court
Divorce: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1850, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1855, Probate Court

Bibb
Box 6518, Macon, GA 31201
(478) 749-6400
http://co.bibb.ga.us
Incorporated: Dec. 9, 1822
Parent counties: Jones, Monroe, Twiggs, Houston
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1823, Probate Court
Divorce: 1823, County Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Health Department
Land: 1823, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1823, Probate Court
Court: 1823, Superior Court Clerk

Bleckley
306 SE Second St., Cochran, GA 31014
(478) 934-3200
http://Bleckley.org
Incorporated: July 30, 1912
Parent county: Pulaski
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1912, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1912, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1912, Probate Court
Court: 1912, Superior Court Clerk

Brantley
Box 398, Nahunta, GA 31553
(912) 462-5256
http://brantleycountyga.blogspot.com
Incorporated: Aug. 14, 1920
Parent counties: Charlton, Pierce, Wayne
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1921, Probate Court
Divorce: 1921, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1921, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1921, Probate Court
Court: 1921, Superior Court Clerk

Brooks
Box 272, Quitman, GA 31643
(229) 263-5561
http://brookscounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 11, 1858
Parent counties: Lowndes, Thomas
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1859, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Clerk of Courts
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1857, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1859, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1859, Probate Court

Bryan
116 Lanier St., Pembroke, GA 31321
(912) 653-3819
http://bryancountyga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 19, 1793
Parent counties: Effingham, Chatham
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1865, Probate Court
Divorce: 1920, County Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Probate: 1790, Probate Court
Land: 1793, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1794, Superior Court Clerk

Bulloch
Box 303, Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 764-6245
http://bullochcounty.net
Incorporated: Feb. 8, 1796
Parent counties: Bryan, Screven
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1796, Probate Court
Divorce: 1891, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1796, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1816, Probate Court
Court: 1806, Superior Court Clerk

Burke
Box 89, Waynesboro, GA 30830
(770) 554-2324
http://www.burkecounty-ga.gov
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1777
Parent county: Original county organized from St. George Parish
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1855, Probate Court
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1843, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1856, Probate Court
Notes: Courthouse burned in January 1856; all records lost.

Butts
25 Third St., Jackson, GA 30233
(770) 775-8200
http://buttscounty.org
Incorporated: Dec. 24, 1825
Parent counties: Henry, Monroe
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1826, Probate Court
Divorce: 1825, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1825, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1826, Probate Court
Court: 1826, Superior Court Clerk

Calhoun
111 School St., Morgan, GA 39866
(229) 849-4835
http://calhouncountyga.com
Incorporated: Feb.20, 1854
Parent counties: Baker, Early
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1854, Probate Court
Divorce: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Military: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1854, Probate Court
Court: 1854, Superior Court Clerk

Camden
2603 Osborne Rd., St. R, St. Marys, GA 31558
(912) 729-5840
http://co.camden.ga.us
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1777
Parent county: Original county organized from St. Thomas and St. Mary parishes
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1819, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1773, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1795, Probate Court
Court: 1790, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Fire 1870, few records lost.

Campbell
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gacampbe
Incorporated: Dec. 20, 1828
Parent counties: Carroll, Coweta, De Kalb, Fayette
Notes: See Fulton County. Merged into Fulton County Jan. 1, 1932.

Candler
705 N. Lewis St., Metter, GA 30439
(912) 685-2835
http://metter-candler.com
Incorporated: 1914
Parent counties: Bulloch, Emanuel, Tattnall
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1915, Probate Court
Divorce: 1914, County Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1915, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1915, Probate Court
Court: 1915, Superior Court Clerk

Carroll
Box 338, Carrollton, GA 30112
(770) 830-5800
http://carrollcountyga.com
Incorporated: Dec. 11, 1826
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1827, Probate Court
Divorce: 1900, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1827, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1827, Probate Court
Court: 1827, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Clerk of Superior Court has 1828 Confederate pension applications.

Cass
Incorporated: 1832
Parent county: Cherokee
Notes: See Bartow County. Name changed to Bartow Dec. 6, 1861.

Catoosa
7694 Nashville St., Ringgold, GA 30736
(706) 965-2500
http://Catoosa.com
Incorporated: Dec. 5, 1853
Parent counties: Walker, Whitfield
Court: 1853, Superior Court Clerk
Divorce: 1853, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1853, Superior Court Clerk
Marriage: 1853, Probate Court
Probate: 1853, Probate Court

Charlton
100 S. Third St., Folkston, GA 31537
(912) 496-2549
http://charltoncounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Feb. 18, 1854
Parent county: Camden
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1854, Probate Court
Divorce: 1877, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Judge
Land: 1878, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1878, Probate Court
Court: 1879, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse burned in 1877.

Chatham
Box 8161, Savannah, GA 31412
(912) 652-7878
http://chathamcounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1777
Parent county: Original county organized from St. Phillip and Christ Church Parishes
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1806, Probate Court
Divorce: 1783, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1785, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1777, Probate Court
Court: 1783, Superior Court Clerk

Chattahoochee
Box 299, Cusseta, GA 31805
(706) 989-3602
http://chattahoocheecounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Feb. 13, 1854
Parent counties: Muscogee, Marion
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1854, Probate Court
Divorce: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1854, Probate Court
Court: 1854, Superior Court Clerk

Chattooga
Box 211, Summerville, GA 30747
(706) 857-0700
http://chattoogacountyga.com
Incorporated: Dec. 28, 1838
Parent counties: Floyd, Walker
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1839, Probate Court
Divorce: ca. 1900, Clerk/Courts
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Ordinary Office
Land: 1839, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1839, Probate Court
Court: 1839, Superior Court Clerk

Cherokee
1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, GA 30114
(678) 493-6000
http://cherokeega.com
Incorporated: Dec. 26, 1831
Parent county: Cherokee Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1841, Probate Court
Divorce: 1833, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1833, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1833, Probate Court
Court: 1832, Superior Court Clerk

Clarke
325 E. Washington St., Room 215, Athens, GA 30601
(706) 613-3320
http://athensclarkecounty.com
Incorporated: Dec. 5, 1801
Parent county: Jackson
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1801, Probate Court
Divorce: 1801, Superior Court Clerk
Military: 1922, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1801, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1801, Probate Court
Court: 1801, Superior Court Clerk

Clay
105 N. Washington, Fort Gaines, GA 39851
(229) 768-3238
http://claycountyga.org
Incorporated: Feb. 16, 1854
Parent counties: Early, Randolph
Marriage: 1854, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1854, Probate Court
Court: 1854, Superior Court Clerk

Clayton
112 Smith St., Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 477-3208
http://co.clayton.ga.us
Incorporated: Nov. 30, 1858
Parent counties: Fayette, Henry
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1859, Probate Court
Divorce: 1859, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1859, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1859, Probate Court
Court: 1859, Superior Court Clerk

Clinch
100 Court Square, Homerville, GA 31634
(912) 487-2667
http://clinchcounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Feb.14, 1850
Parent counties: Ware, Lowndes
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1867, Probate Court
Divorce: 1867, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1868, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1867, Probate Court
Court: 1868, Superior Court Clerk
Voters list: 1890, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: All records burned in 1856 and 1867.

Cobb
100 Cherokee St., Marietta, GA 30090
(770) 528-1900
http://cobbcountyga.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 3, 1832
Parent county: Cherokee
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1865, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1865, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1865, Probate Court
Court: 1865, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Fire in 1864, records lost.

Coffee
101 S. Peterson Ave., Douglas, GA 31533
(912) 384-4799
http://coffeecounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Feb. 9, 1854
Parent counties: Clinch, Irwin, Ware, Telfair
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1854, Probate Court
Divorce: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Probate: 1854, Probate Court
Land: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Clerk of Superior Court has some 1919 military discharges.

Colquitt
Box 517, Moultrie, GA 31776
(229) 616-7400
http://ccboc.com
Incorporated: Feb. 25, 1856
Parent counties: Lowndes, Thomas
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1881, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1881, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1881, Probate Court
Court: 1881, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Fire in 1881, records lost.

Columbia
Box 498, Evans, GA 30809
(760) 868-3300
http://columbiacountyga.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1790
Parent county: Richmond
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1787, Probate Court
Divorce: 1945, Clerk of Courts
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1790, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1790, Probate Court
Court: 1790, Superior Court Clerk

Cook
209 N. Parrish Ave., Adel, GA 31620
(229) 896-2266
http://cookcountyga.us
Incorporated: July 30, 1918
Parent county: Berrien
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1919, Probate Court
Divorce: 1919, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1919, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1919, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1919, Probate Court

Coweta
22 E. Broad St., Newnan, GA 30263
(770) 254-2601
http://Coweta.ga.us
Incorporated: Dec. 11, 1826
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1828, Probate Court
Divorce: 1828, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1827, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1828, Probate Court
Court: 1828, Superior Court Clerk

Crawford
Box 1059, Roberta, GA 31078
(478) 836-3782
http://crawfordcountyga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 9, 1822
Parent county: Houston
Marriage: 1823, Probate Court
Divorce: 1850, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1830, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1830, Probate Court
Court: 1830, Superior Court Clerk

Crisp
210 Seventh St. S., Cordele, GA 31015
(229) 276-2672
http://www.crispcounty.com
Incorporated: Aug. 17, 1905
Parent county: Dooly
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1905, Probate Court
Divorce: 1905, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1905, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1905, Probate Court
Court: 1905, Superior Court Clerk

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Dade
Box 613, Trenton, GA 30752
(706) 657-4625
http://dadecounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 25, 1837
Parent county: Walker
Marriage: 1866, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, County Clerk
Land: 1849, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1854, Superior Court Clerk

Dawson
78 Howard Ave. E, Ste. 100, Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3501
http://dawsoncounty.org
Incorporated: Dec. 3, 1857
Parent counties: Lumpkin, Gilmer
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1858, Probate Court
Divorce: 1857, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: 1858, Probate Court
Land: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1858, Probate Court
Court: 1858, Superior Court Clerk

De Kalb
Courthouse, Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 294-2900
http://co.dekalb.ga.us
Incorporated: Dec. 9, 1822
Parent counties: Fayette, Gwinett, Henry
Marriage: 1842, Probate Court
Divorce: 1842, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1842, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1842, Probate Court
Court: 1842, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse burned 1842 and 1916.

Decatur
Box 726, Bainbridge, GA 31818
(229) 248-3030
http://decaturcountyga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 8, 1823
Parent county: Early
Marriage: 1824, Probate Court
Divorce: 1823, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1823, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1823, Probate Court
Court: 1823, Superior Court Clerk

Dodge
Box 818, Eastman, GA 31023
(478) 374-4361
http://eastman-georgia.com
Incorporated: Oct. 26, 1870
Parent counties: Montgomery, Pulaski, Telfair
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1871,Probate Court
Death: 1919, Health Department
Probate: 1871, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1871, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1871, Superior Court Clerk

Dooly
Box 348, Vienna, GA 31092
(229) 268-4228
http://doolycounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: May 15, 1821
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1846, Probate Court
Divorce: 1846, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1847, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1847, Probate Court
Court: 1847, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Fire destroyed early records.

Dougherty
222 Pine Ave., Albany, GA 31701
(229) 431-2121
http://dougherty.ga.us
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1853
Parent county: Baker
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1854, Probate Court
Divorce: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1849, Probate Court
Court: 1854, Superior Court Clerk

Douglas
8700 Hospital Dr., Douglasville, GA 30134
(770) 949-2000
http://co.douglas.ga.us
Incorporated: Oct. 17, 1870
Parent counties: Carroll, Campbell
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1871, Probate Court
Divorce: 1870, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1871, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1871, Probate Court
Court: 1871, Superior Court Clerk

Early
Box 693, Blakely, GA 31723
(229) 723-4432
http://blakelyearlychamber.com
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1818
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Notes: Many records lost, first marriage book 1854.
Marriage: 1820, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Clerk of Courts
Cemetery: unknown, Clerk of Courts
Land: 1821, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1824, Probate Court
Court: 1820, Superior Court Clerk
Military: unknown, Clerk of Courts

Echols
Box 190, Statenville, GA 31648
(229) 559-0190
http://echolscountygeorgia.com
Incorporated: Dec. 13, 1858
Parent counties: Clinch, Lowndes
Notes: Most records burned 1897.
Marriage: 1898, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1897, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1897, Probate Court
Court: 1898, Superior Court Clerk

Effingham
601 N. Laurel St.., Springfield, GA 31329
(912) 754-2123
http://effinghamcounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1777
Parent county: Original county organized from St. Mathew and St. Phillip parishes
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1791, Probate Court
Divorce: 1777, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1786, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1796, Probate Court
Court: 1791, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Some records lost in Civil War and fire 1890.

Elbert
10 W. Church St., Elberton, GA 30635
(706) 283-2005
http://elbertga.com
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1790
Parent county: Wilkes
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1791, Probate Court
Divorce: 1790, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1791, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1791, Probate Court
Court: 1791, Superior Court Clerk
Military: 1922, Superior Court Clerk

Emanuel
Box 787, Swainsboro, GA 30401
(478) 237-3881
http://emanuelcounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1812
Parent county: Montgomery, Bulloch
Birth records: started in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1812, Probate Court
Divorce: 1812, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1812, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1812, Probate Court
Court: 1810, Superior Court Clerk

Evans
3 Freeman St., Claxton, GA 30417
(912) 739-1141
http://claxtonevanschamber.com
Incorporated: Aug. 11, 1914
Parent counties: Bulloch, Tattnall
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1915, Probate Court
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Probate: 1915, Probate Court
Divorce: 1915, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1915, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1915, Superior Court Clerk

Fannin
171 Church St., Blue Ridge, GA 30513
(706) 632-2203
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gafannin
Incorporated: Jan. 21, 1854
Parent counties: Gilmer, Union
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1854, Probate Court
Divorce: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1854, Probate Court
Court: 1854, Superior Court Clerk

Fayette
140 Stonewall Ave W., Fayetteville, GA 30214
(770) 460-5730
http://admin.co.fayette.ga.us
Incorporated: May 15, 1821
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1823, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1823, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1823, Probate Court
Court: 1823, Superior Court Clerk

Floyd
Box 946, Rome, GA 30162
(706) 291-5110
http://floydcountyga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 3, 1832
Parent county: Cherokee
Marriage records: start in 1834, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1883, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1840, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1837, Probate Court
Court: 1840, Superior Court Clerk

Forsyth
110 E. Main St., Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 781-2101
http://forsythco.com
Incorporated: Dec. 3, 1832
Parent county: Cherokee
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1833, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Clerk of Courts
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1832, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1832, Probate Court
Court: 1832, Superior Court Clerk

Franklin
141 Athens St., Carnesville, GA 30521
(706) 384-2483
http://franklin-county.com
Incorporated: Feb. 25, 1784
Parent county: Cherokee Indian Lands
Marriage records: start in 1806, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1900, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1786, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1786, Probate Court
Court: 1786, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Some records prior to 1850 in Georgia State Archives.

Fulton
141 Pryor St., Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 730-4000
http://co.fulton.ga.us
Incorporated: Dec. 20, 1853
Parent counties: De Kalb, Campbell, Milton
Marriage: start in1854, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1854, Probate Court
Court: 1854, Superior Court Clerk

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Gilmer
1 Westside Sq., Ellijay, GA 30540
(706) 635-4362
http://gilmercounty-ga.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 3, 1832
Parent county: Cherokee
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1836, Probate Court
Divorce: 1909, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1833, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1833, Probate Court
Court: 1833, Superior Court Clerk
Military: 1902, Superior Court Clerk

Glascock
Box 66, Gibson, GA 30810
(706) 598-2671
http://glascockcountyga.com
Incorporated: Dec. 19, 1857
Parent county: Warren
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1858, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown , Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Probate: 1858, Probate Court
Court: 1858, Superior Court Clerk

Glynn
1803 Gloucester St., Brunswick, GA 31520
(912) 554-7400
http://glynncounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1777
Parent county: Original county organized from St. David and St. Patrick parishes
Marriage records: start in 1818, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1792, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1792, Probate Court
Court: 1810, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Clerk of Superior Courts has land records. Records 1824-1829 burned, all records to 1818 damaged.

Gordon
Box 580, Calhoun, GA 30703
(706) 629-3795
http://gordoncounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 13, 1850
Parent counties: Bartow (Cass), Floyd
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1864, Probate Court
Divorce: 1864, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1850, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1856, Probate Court
Court: 1850, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Records destroyed 1864.

Grady
250 N. Broad St., Cairo, GA 39828
(229) 377-1512
http://gradycounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Aug. 17, 1905
Parent counties: Decatur, Thomas
Marriage records: start in 1906, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1906, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1906, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1906, Probate Court
Court: 1906, Superior Court Clerk

Greene
1034 Silver Dr., Ste. 201, Greensboro, GA 30642
(706) 453-7716
http://greenecountyga.gov
Parent county: Washington
Incorporated: Feb. 3, 1786
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1805, Probate Court
Divorce: 1790, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1785, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1785, Probate Court
Court: 1785, Superior Court Clerk

Gwinnett
75 Langley Dr., Lawrenceville, GA 30045
(770) 822-8000
http://gwinnettcounty.com
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1818
Parent county: Cherokee Lands
Marriage records: start in 1871, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1871, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1818, Probate Court
Court: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse burned 1871, few records saved.

Habersham
555 Monroe St. Unit 20, Clarkesville, GA 30523
(706) 754-6264
http://habershamga.com
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1818
Parent county: Cherokee Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1824, Probate Court
Divorce: 1819, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1819, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1819, Probate Court
Court: 1819, Superior Court Clerk

Hall
711 Green St., Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 535-8288
http://hallcounty.org
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1818
Parent county: Cherokee Indian Lands
Marriage records: start in 1819, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1900, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1819, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1819, Probate Court
Court: 1819, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Tornado destroyed courthouse in 1936, most records lost, except deeds.

Hancock
Courthouse Square, Sparta, GA 31087
(706) 444-5746
http://hancockcounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 17, 1793
Parent counties: Greene, Washington
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1806, Probate Court
Divorce: 1919, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1794, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1794, Probate Court
Court: 1794, Superior Court Clerk

Haralson
Box 489, Buchanan, GA 30113
(770) 646-2002
http://haralsoncounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Jan. 26, 1856
Parent counties: Carroll, Polk
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1856, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1856, Probate Court
Court: 1856, Superior Court Clerk

Harris
104 N. College St., Hamilton, GA 31811
(706) 628-4958
http://harriscountyga.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 14, 1827
Parent counties: Muscogee, Troup
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1828, Probate Court
Divorce: 1927, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1828, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1828, Probate Court
Court: 1828, Superior Court Clerk

Hart
800 Chandler St., Hartwell, GA 30643
(706) 376-2024
http://hartcountyga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 7, 1853
Parent counties: Elbert, Franklin
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1856, Probate Court
Divorce: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1856, Probate Court
Court: 1856, Superior Court Clerk

Heard
Box 40, Franklin, GA 30217
(770) 675-3821
http://heardcountyga.com
Incorporated: Dec. 22, 1830
Parent counties: Carroll, Coweta, Troup
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1886, Probate Court
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1894, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1894, Probate Court
Court: 1894, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Fire in 1894.

Henry
140 Henry Pkwy., McDonough, GA 30253
(770) 954-2400
http://co.henry.ga.us
Incorporated: May 15, 1821
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Marriage record: start in 1822, kept in the Probate Court
Probate: 1822, Probate Court
Divorce: 1821, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1822, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1822, Superior Court Clerk

Houston
200 Carl Vinson Pkwy., Warner Robins, GA 31088
(478) 542-2115
http://houstoncountyga.com
Incorporated: May 15, 1821
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1822, Probate Court
Divorce: 1822, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1822, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1822, Probate Court
Court: 1822, Superior Court Clerk

Irwin
207 S. Irwin Ave., Ocilla, GA 31774
(229) 468-9441
http://irwincounty.net
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1818
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1838, Probate Court
Divorce: 1821, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: 1920, Probate Court
Land: 1821, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1821, Probate Court
Court: 1820, Superior Court Clerk
Military: 1900, Superior Court Clerk

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Jackson
67 Athens St., Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 367-1199
http://jacksoncountygov.com
Incorporated: Feb. 11, 1796
Parent county: Franklin
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1805, Probate Court
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1796, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1796, Probate Court
Court: 1796, Superior Court Clerk
Tax: 1800, Superior Court Clerk

Jasper
Courthouse, Monticello, GA 31064
(706) 468-4900
http://jaspercounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1807
Parent county: Baldwin
Marriage records: start in 1808, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1900, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1808, Superior Court Clerk
Military: 1900, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1809, Probate Court
Court: 1808, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Formerly Randolph County. Name changed to Jasper Dec. 10, 1812.

Jeff Davis
14 Jeff Davis St., Box 429, Hazlehurst, GA 31539
(912) 375-6615
http://hazlehurst-jeffdavis.com
Incorporated: Aug. 18, 1905
Parent counties: Appling, Coffee
Marriage record: start in 1905, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1905, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1905, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1905, Probate Court
Court: 1905, Superior Court Clerk

Jefferson
Box 658, Louisville, GA 30434
(478) 625-3332
http://jeffersoncounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 20, 1796
Parent counties: Burke, Warren, Montgomery, Washington
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1803, Probate Court
Divorce: ca. 1900, Clerk of Courts
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1865, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1796, Probate Court
Court: 1796, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Records not complete.

Jenkins
City Hall, Walnut St., Millen, GA 30442
(478) 982-6100
http://jenkinscountyga.com
Incorporated: August 17, 1905
Parent counties: Bullock, Burke, Emanuel, Screven
Marriage records: start in 1905, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1905, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1905, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1905, Probate Court
Court: 1905, Superior Court Clerk

Johnson
Box 269, Wrightsville, GA 31096
(478) 864-2218
http://johnsonco.org
Incorporated: Dec. 11, 1858
Parent counties: Emanuel, Laurens, Washington
Marriage records: start in 1859, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1859, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1859, Probate Court
Court: 1859, Superior Court Clerk

Jones
Box 1359, Gray, GA 31032
(478) 986-6405
http://jonescounty.org
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1807
Parent county: Baldwin
Birth records: start in1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1811, Probate Court
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1808, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1808, Probate Court
Court: 1808, Superior Court Clerk

Kinchafoonee
Incorporated: Dec. 16, 1853
Parent county: Stewart
Notes: See Webster County. Name changed to Webster Feb. 21, 1856.

Lamar
326 Thomaston St., Barnesville, GA 30204
(770) 358-5145
http://lamarcounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Aug. 17, 1920
Parent counties: Monroe, Pike
Birth records: start in1921, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1921, Probate Court
Divorce: 1921, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1921, Health Department
Land: 1921, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1921, Superior Court Clerk

Lanier
100 Main St., Lakeland, GA 31635
(912) 482-2088
http://laniercounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Aug. 7, 1920
Parent counties: Berrien, Lowndes, Clinch
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1921, Probate Court
Divorce: 1921, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1921, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1921, Probate Court
Court: 1921, Superior Court Clerk

Laurens
Box 2011., Dublin, GA 31040
(478) 272-4755
http://laurenscoga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1807
Parent counties: Wilkinson, Montgomery, Washington
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1809, Probate Court
Divorce: 1807, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1807, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1808, Probate Court
Court: 1808 Superior Court Clerk

Lee
Box 899, Leesburg, GA 31763
(229) 759-6000
http://lee.ga.us
Incorporated: Dec. 11, 1826
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Marriage: 1867, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1858, Probate Court
Court: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse fire 1858, all records lost.

Liberty
Box 829., Hinesville, GA 31310
(912) 876-2164
http://libertycountyga.com
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1777
Parent county: Original county organized from St. Andrew, St. James and St. John Parishes
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1784, Probate Court
Divorce: 1756, Clerk of Courts
Death: 1927, Health Department
Land: 1784, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1784, Probate Court
Court: 1784, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Some early records lost.

Lincoln
Box 340, Lincolnton, GA 30817
(706) 359-4444
http://lincolncountyga.com
Incorporated: 20 Feb. 20, 1796
Parent county: Wilkes
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1796, Probate Court
Death: 1919, Health Department
Probate: 1796, Probate Court
Divorce: 1796, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1796, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1796, Superior Court Clerk

Long
49 S. McDonald St., Ludowici, GA 31316
(912) 545-2123
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ga/county/long
Incorporated: Aug. 14, 1920
Parent county: Liberty
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1920, Probate Court
Divorce: 1920, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1920, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1920, Probate Court
Court: 1920, Superior Court Clerk
Adoption: 1920, Superior Court Clerk

Lowndes
Box 1349, Valdosta, GA 31603
(229) 671-2400
http://lowndescounty.com
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1825
Parent county: Irwin
Marriage: 1870, Probate Court
Divorce: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1862, Probate Court
Court: 1862, Superior Court Clerk

Lumpkin
99 Courthouse Hill, Suite A, Dahlonega, GA 30533
(706) 864-3742
http://lumpkincounty.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 3, 1832
Parent counties: Cherokee, Habersham, Hall
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1833, Probate Court
Divorce: 1833, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1833, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1833, Probate Court
Court: 1833, Superior Court Clerk

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Macon
Box 297, Oglethorpe, GA 31068
(478) 472-7021
http://maconcountyga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 14, 1837
Parent counties: Houston, Marion
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1858, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1857, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1857, Probate Court
Court: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse burned 1857, all records were lost.

Madison
Box 147., Danielsville, GA 30633
(706) 795-6300
http://madisoncountyga.us
Incorporated: Dec. 5, 1811
Parent counties: Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Jackson, Oglethorpe
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1812, Probate Court
Divorce: 1812, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1812, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1811, Probate Court
Court: 1812, Superior Court Clerk

Marion
Box 481, Buena Vista, GA 31803
(229) 649-2603
http://marioncounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 14, 1827
Parent counties: Lee, Muscogee, Stewart
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1846, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1846, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse fire 1845, all records lost.

McDuffie
337 Main St., Thomson, GA 30824
(706) 595-2100
http://thomson-mcduffie.com
Incorporated: Oct. 18, 1870
Parent counties: Columbia, Warren
Birth records: started in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1871, Probate Court
Death: 1919, Health Department
Probate: 1871, Probate Court
Divorce: 1872, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1871, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1871, Superior Court Clerk

McIntosh
Box 584, Darien, GA 31305
(912) 437-6641
http://mcintoshcounty.com
Incorporated: Dec. 19, 1793
Parent county: Liberty
Marriage: 1873, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1873, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1873, Probate Court
Court: 1873, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Many records lost during Civil War, courthouse fire 1931.

Meriwether
Box 428, Greenville, GA 30222
(706) 672-1314
http://meriwether.ga.us
Incorporated: Dec. 14, 1827
Parent county: Troup
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1828, Probate Court
Divorce: 1827, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1827, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1825, Probate Court
Court: 1828, Superior Court Clerk
Military: unknown, Superior Court Clerk

Miller
155 S. First St., Colquitt, GA 39837
(229) 758-4104
http://millercounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Feb. 26, 1856
Parent counties: Baker, Early
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1893, Probate Court
Death: 1950, Health Department
Probate: 1873, Probate Court
Land: 1873, Superior Court Clerk
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Court: 1873, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse fire 1873, all records lost.

Milton
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gamilton
Incorporated: Dec. 18, 1847
Parent counties: Cherokee, Cobb, Forsyth
Notes: See Fulton County. Merged into Fulton Jan. 1, 1832.

Mitchell
Box 187, Camilla, GA 31730
(229) 336-2000
http://mitchellcountyga.net
Incorporated: Dec. 21, 1857
Parent county: Baker
Marriage: 1867, Probate Court
Divorce: 1857, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1858, Probate Court
Court: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse fire 1869, some records saved.

Monroe
Box 189, Forsyth, GA 31029
(478) 994-7000
http://monroecountygeorgia.com
Incorporated: May 15, 1821
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1824, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1940, Health Department
Land: 1822, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1824, Probate Court
Court: 1824, Superior Court Clerk

Montgomery
415 Richardson St., Mount Vernon, GA 30445
(912) 583-2363
http://montgomerycountyga.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 19, 1793
Parent county: Washington
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1807, Probate Court
Divorce: 1800, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1793, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1806, Probate Court
Court: 1794, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Most original records prior to 1890 are in State Archives.

Morgan
Box 168, Madison GA 30650
(706) 342-0725
http://morganga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1807
Parent county: Baldwin
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1808, Probate Court
Divorce: 1807, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Probate Court
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1807, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1808, Probate Court
Court: 1808, Superior Court Clerk

Murray
Box 1129, Chatsworth, GA 30705
(706) 695-2413
http://murraycounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 3, 1832
Parent county: Cherokee
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1842, Probate Court
Death: 1919, Health Department
Probate: 1840, Probate Court
Court: 1833, Superior Court Clerk

Muscogee
100 10th St., Columbus, GA 31901
(706) 653-4000
http://columbusga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 11, 1826
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Marriage: 1838, Probate Court
Divorce: 1838, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1838, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1838, Probate Court
Court: 1838, Superior Court Clerk

Newton
1124 Clark St., Covington, GA 30014
(770) 784-2000
http://co.newton.ga.us
Incorporated: Dec. 24, 1821
Parent counties: Henry, Jasper, Walton
Marriage: 1822, Probate Court
Divorce: 1822, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1819, Health Department
Land: 1822, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1822, Probate Court
Court: 1822, Superior Court Clerk
Military: 1917, Superior Court Clerk

Oconee
Box 145, Watkinsville, GA 30677
(706) 769-5120
http://oconeecounty.com
Incorporated: Feb. 25, 1875
Parent county: Clarke
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1875, Probate Court
Divorce: 1875, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1875, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1875, Probate Court
Court: 1875, Superior Court Clerk

Oglethorpe
Box 261, Lexington, GA 30648
(706) 743-5370
http://onlineoglethorpe.com
Incorporated: Dec. 19, 1793
Parent county: Wilkes
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1795, Probate Court
Divorce: 1794, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1794, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1794, Probate Court
Court: 1794, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse fire 1941.

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Paulding
120 E. Memorial Dr., Dallas, GA 30132
(770) 443-7550
http://paulding.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 3, 1832
Parent county: Cherokee
Marriage: 1833, Probate Court
Divorce: 1876, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1848, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1850, Probate Court
Court: 1859, Superior Court Clerk

Peach
205 W. Church St., Fort Valley, GA 31030
(478) 825-2535
http://peachcounty.net
Incorporated: July 18, 1924
Parent counties: Houston, Macon
Birth records: start in 1925, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1925, Probate Court
Divorce: 1925, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1925, Health Department
Land: 1925, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1925, Probate Court
Court: 1925, Superior Court Clerk

Pickens
52 N. Main St., Jasper, GA 30143
(706) 253-8809
http://pickenscountyga.gov
Parent counties: Cherokee, Gilmer
Incorporated: Dec. 5, 1853
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1854, Probate Court
Divorce: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1854, Probate Court
Court: 1854, Superior Court Clerk

Pierce
Box 679, Blackshear, GA 31516
(912) 449-2022
http://piercecountyga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 18, 1857
Parent counties: Appling, Ware
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1875, Probate Court
Divorce: 1875, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1875, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1875, Probate Court
Court: 1875, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse fire 1874.

Pike
Box 337, Zebulon, GA 30295
(770) 567-8734
http://pikecounty.ga.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 9, 1822
Parent county: Monroe
Marriage: 1822, Probate Court
Probate: 1823, Probate Court
Court: 1824, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1823, Superior Court Clerk

Polk
Box 268, Cedartown, GA 30125
(770) 749-2100
http://polkcountygeorgia.us
Incorporated: Dec. 20, 1851
Parent county: Paulding, Floyd
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1852, Probate Court
Divorce: 1852, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1852, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1852, Probate Court
Court: 1852, Superior Court Clerk

Pulaski
Box 29, Hawkinsville, GA 31036-0029
(478) 783-4154
http://hawkinsville.org
Incorporated: Dec. 13, 1808
Parent county: Laurens
Birth records: start in 1919, Kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1810, Probate Court
Divorce: 1850, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1807, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1810, Probate Court
Court: 1809, Superior Court Clerk

Putnam
108 S. Madison Ave., Eatonton, GA 31024
(706) 485-5826
http://putnamcountyga.us
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1807
Parent county: Baldwin
Birth records: 1919, Health Department
Marriage: 1919, Probate Court
Divorce: 1807, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1806, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1808, Probate Court
Court: 1807, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Probate Court has tax digest records 1812-1848.

Quitman
Box 114, Georgetown, GA 39854
(229) 334-0903
http://quitmancounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1858
Parent counties: Randolph, Stewart
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1879, Probate Court
Divorce: 1923, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1879, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1879, Probate Court
Court: 1879, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse burned.

Rabun
25 Courthouse Sq., Box 8, Clayton, GA 30525
(706) 782-5271
http://rabuncounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 21, 1819
Parent county: Cherokee Indian Lands
Marriage records: start in 1820, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1821, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1826, Probate Court
Court: 1829, Superior Court Clerk

Randolph
Box 221, Cuthbert, GA 39840
(229) 732-6440
http://home.earthlink.net/~bwjohnson/rand_mn.htm
Incorporated: Dec. 20, 1828
Parent county: Lee
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1835, Probate Court
Divorce: 1835, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1830, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1835, Probate Court
Court: 1838, Superior Court Clerk

Randolph, old
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1807
Parent county: Baldwin
Notes: See Jasper County. Name changed to Jasper Dec. 10, 1812.

Richmond
Box 1837, 600 Broad St., Augusta, GA 30911
(760) 821-1300
http://augustaga.gov
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1777
Parent county: Original county created from St. Paul Parish
Marriage: 1785, Probate Court
Land: 1789, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1782, Probate Court
Court: 1782, Superior Court Clerk

Rockdale
Box 289, Conyers, GA 30012
(770) 929-4000
http://rockdalecounty.org
Incorporated: Oct. 18, 1870
Parent counties: Henry, Newton
Marriage: 1871, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1871, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1871, Probate Court
Court: 1871, Superior Court Clerk

Schley
Box 352, Ellaville, GA 31806
(229) 937-2544
http://schleycounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 22, 1857
Parent counties: Marion, Sumter
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1858, Probate Court
Divorce: 1857, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: 1927, Probate Court
Land: 1857, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1857, Probate Court
Court: 1857, Superior Court Clerk

Screven
Box 159., Sylvania, GA 30467
(912) 564-7535
http://screvencounty.com
Incorporated: Dec. 14, 1793
Parent counties: Burke, Effingham
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1817, Probate Court
Divorce: 1816, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1794, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1790, Probate Court
Court: 1811, Superior Court Clerk

Seminole
Box 458, Donalsonville, GA 39845
(229) 524-2752
http://seminolecountyga.com
Incorporated: July 8, 1920
Parent counties: Decatur, Early
Birth records: start in 1921, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1921, Probate Court
Divorce: 1921, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1921, Health Department
Land: 1921, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1921, Probate Court
Court: 1921, Superior Court Clerk

Spalding
Box 1087, Griffin, GA 30224
(770) 467-4200
http://spaldingcounty.com
Incorporated: Dec. 20, 1851
Parent counties: Fayette, Henry, Pike
Marriage records: start in 1852, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1852, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1852, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1852, Probate Court
Court: 1852, Superior Court Clerk

St. Andrew Parish
Incorporated: 1758
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1733
Notes: See Liberty County. Organized as an early parish and became part of Liberty County Feb. 5, 1777.

St. David Parish
Incorporated: 1765
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1763
Notes: See Glynn County. Organized as an early parish and became part of Glynn County Feb. 5, 1777.

St. George Parish
Incorporated: 1758
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1733
Notes: See Burke County. Organized as an early parish and became Burke County Feb. 5, 1777.

St. James Parish
Incorporated: 1758
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1733
Notes: See Liberty County. Organized as an early parish and became part of Liberty County Feb. 5, 1777.

St. John Parish
Incorporated: 1758
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1733
Notes: See Liberty County. Organized as an early parish and became part of Liberty County Feb. 5, 1777.

St. Mary Parish
Incorporated: 1765
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1763
Notes: See Camden County. Organized as an early parish and became part of Camden County Feb. 5, 1777.

St. Matthew Parish
Incorporated: 1758
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1733
Notes: See Effingham County. Organized as an early parish and became part of Effingham County Feb. 5, 1777.

St. Patrick Parish
Incorporated: 1765
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1763
Notes: See Glynn County. Organized as an early parish and became part of Glynn County Feb. 5, 1777.

St. Paul Parish
Incorporated: 1758
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1733
Notes: See Richmond County. Organized as an early parish and became Richmond County Feb. 5, 1777.

St. Philip Parish
Incorporated: 1758
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1733
Notes: See Chatham and Effingham counties. Organized as an early parish. Became part of Chatham and Effingham counties Feb. 5, 1777.

St. Thomas Parish
Incorporated: 1765
Parent county: Creek Cession of 1763
Notes: See Camden County. Organized as an early parish and became part of Camden County Feb. 5, 1777.

Stephens
Box 386, Toccoa, GA 30577
(706) 886-9491
http://stephenscountyga.com
Incorporated: Aug. 18, 1905
Parent counties: Franklin, Habersham
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1906, Probate Court
Divorce: 1906, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1906, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1906, Probate Court
Court: 1906, Superior Court Clerk

Stewart
Box 157, Lumpkin, GA 31815
(912) 838-6769
http://stewartcounty.net
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1830
Parent county: Randolph
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1828, Probate Court
Divorce: 1830, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: 1927, Probate Court
Land: 1830, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1830, Probate Court
Court: 1830, Superior Court Clerk

Sumter
Box 295, Americus, GA 31709
http://sumter-ga.com
Incorporated: Dec. 26, 1831
Parent county: Lee
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1831, Probate Court
Divorce: 1831, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Health Department
Land: 1831, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1831, Probate Court
Court: 1831, Superior Court Clerk

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Talbot
26 Washington Ave., Talbotton, GA 31827
(706) 665-3220
http://talbotcounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 14, 1827
Parent county: Muscogee
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1828, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1828, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1828, Probate Court
Court: 1828, Superior Court Clerk

Taliaferro
Box 114, Crawfordville, GA 30631
(706) 456-2176
http://taliaferrocounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 24, 1825
Parent counties: Green, Hancock, Oglethorpe, Warren, Wilkes
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1826, Probate Court
Divorce: 1826, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1826, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1826, Probate Court
Court: 1826, Superior Court Clerk
Church: 1802, Probate Court

Tattnall
Box 25, Reidsville, GA 30453
(912) 557-4335
http://tattnall.com
Incorporated: Dec. 5, 1801
Parent county: Montgomery
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1806, Probate Court
Divorce: 1880, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1802, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1802, Probate Court
Court: 1805, Superior Court Clerk

Taylor
Box 2044, Butler, GA 31006
(478) 862-3336
http://taylorcounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Jan. 15, 1852
Parent counties: Macon, Marion, Talbot
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1852, Probate Court
Divorce: 1852, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1852, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1852, Probate Court
Court: 1852, Superior Court Clerk

Telfair
128 E. Oak St., McRae, GA 31055
(229) 868-6525
http://telfaircounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 10, 1807
Parent county: Wilkinson
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1810, Probate Judge
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1809, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1831, Probate Judge
Court: 1810, Superior Court Clerk

Terrell
Box 525, Dawson, GA 39842
(229) 995-4476
http://terrellcounty-ga.com
Incorporated: Feb. 16, 1856
Parent county: Lee, Randolph
Marriage records: start in 1856, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1856, Probate Court
Court: 1856, Superior Court Clerk

Thomas
Box 920, Thomasville, GA 31792
(229) 225-4208
http://thomascountyboc.org
Incorporated: Dec. 23, 1825
Parent counties: Decatur, Irwin
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1826, Probate Court
Divorce: 1919, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1826, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1826, Probate Court
Court: 1826, Superior Court Clerk

Tift
Box 826, Tifton, GA 31793
(229) 386-7826
http://tiftcounty.org
Incorporated: Aug. 17, 1905
Parent counties: Berrien, Irwin, Worth
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1905, Probate Court
Divorce: 1905, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1905, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1905, Probate Court
Court: 1905, Superior Court Clerk

Toombs
Box 112., Lyons, GA 30436
(912) 526-3311
http://toombscounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Aug. 18, 1905
Parent counties: Emanuel, Tattnall, Montgomery
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1905, Probate Court
Divorce: 1905, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: 1905, Probate Court
Land: 1905, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1905, Probate Court
Court: 1905, Superior Court Clerk

Towns
48 River St., Hiawassee, GA 30546
(706) 896-2276
http://townscounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: unknown
Parent county: Rabun, Union
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1856, Probate Court
Divorce: 1865, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1856, Probate Court
Court: 1856, Superior Court Clerk
Military: 1865, Superior Court Clerk

Treutlen
Box 88, Soperton, GA 30457
(912) 529-3664
http://treutlencounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1917
Parent counties: Emanuel, Montgomery
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1919, Probate Court
Divorce: 1919, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1919, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1919, Probate Court
Court: 1919, Superior Court Clerk

Troup
900 Dallis St., LaGrange, GA 30240
(706) 883-1610
http://troupcountyga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 11, 1826
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1828, Probate Court
Divorce: 1827, County Archives
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: 1827, County Archives
Land: 1827, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1827, Probate Court
Court: 1827, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: County Archives has military records 1890-1936 and naturalization records 1843-1908.

Turner
Box 191, Ashburn, GA 31714
(800) 471-9696
http://turnercounty.com
Incorporated: Aug. 18, 1905
Parent counties: Dooly, Irwin, Wilcox, Worth
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1906, Probate Court
Divorce: 1906, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1906, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1906, Probate Court
Court: 1906, Superior Court Clerk

Twiggs
425 Railroad St., Box 557, Jeffersonville, GA 31044
(478) 945-6563
http://twiggscounty.us
Incorporated: Dec. 14, 1809
Parent county: Wilkinson
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1901, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1901, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1901, Probate Court
Court: 1901, Superior Court Clerk

Union
114 Courthouse St., Box 1, Blairsville, GA 30512
(706) 439-6000
http://unioncountyga.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 3,1832
Parent county: Cherokee
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1833, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1860, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1851, Probate Court
Court: 1854, Superior Court Clerk

Upson
Box 889, Thomaston, GA 30286
(706) 647-7012
http://upsoncountygeorgia.com
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1824
Parent counties: Crawford, Pike
Marriage records: start in 1825, kept by Probate Court
Divorce: 1825, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1825, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1825, Probate Court
Court: 1825, Superior Court Clerk

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Walker
Box 445, Lafayette, GA 30728
(706) 638-1437
http://co.walker.ga.us
Incorporated: Dec. 18, 1833
Parent county: Murray
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1883, Probate Court
Divorce: 1883, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1883, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1883, Probate Court
Court: 1883, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Courthouse fire 1883.

Walton
Box 585, Monroe, GA 30655
(770) 267-1370
http://waltoncountyga.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1818
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1825, Probate Court
Death: 1919, Health Department
Divorce: 1900, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1819, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1820, Probate Court
Court: 1819, Superior Court Clerk

Ware
Box 1069, Waycross, GA 31502
(912) 287-4300
http://warecounty.com
Incorporated: Dec. 15, 1824
Parent county: Appling
Marriage records: start in 1874, kept by Probate Court
Land: 1874, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1879, Probate Court
Court: 1874, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Records burned 1854.

Warren
Box 46, Warrenton, GA 30828
(706) 465-2171
http://warrencountyga.com
Incorporated: Dec. 19, 1793
Parent counties: Columbia, Richmond, Wilkes, Burke
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1794, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1796, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1794, Probate Court
Court: 1794, Superior Court Clerk

Washington
Box 308, Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 552-2325
http://washingtoncounty-ga.com
Incorporated: Feb.25, 1784
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1828, Probate Court
Divorce: 1865, Superior Court Clerk
Land: 1865, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1865, Probate Court
Court: 1865, Superior Court Clerk

Wayne
Box 270, Jesup, GA 31598
(912) 427-5900
http://co.wayne.ga.us
Incorporated: May 11, 1803
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1809, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1809, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1809, Probate Court
Court: 1809, Superior Court Clerk

Webster
Box 29, Preston, GA 31824
(229) 828-5775
http://webstercountyga.org
Incorporated: Dec. 16, 1853
Parent county: Stewart
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1878, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Burial: unknown, Probate Court
Land: 1860, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1854, Probate Court
Court: 1854, Superior Court Clerk
Notes: Formerly Kinchafoonee County. Name changed to Webster Feb. 21, 1856.

Wheeler
209 W. Forest Ave., Alamo, GA 30411
(912) 568-7135
http://wheelercounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Aug. 14, 1912
Parent county: Montgomery
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1913, Probate Court
Divorce: 1913, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1913, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1913, Probate Court
Court: 1913, Superior Court Clerk

White
59 S. Main St. Ste. B, Cleveland, GA 30528
(706) 865-2613
http://whitecounty.net
Incorporated: Dec. 22, 1857
Parent county: Habersham
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1858, Probate Court
Divorce: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1858, Probate Court
Court: 1858, Superior Court Clerk

Whitfield
Box 868, Dalton, GA 30720
(706) 275-7450
http://whitfieldcountyga.com
Incorporated: Dec. 30, 1851
Parent county: Murray
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1852, Probate Court
Divorce: 1852, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1852, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1852, Probate Court
Court: 1852, Superior Court Clerk

Wilcox
103 N. Broad St., Abbeville, GA 31001
(229) 467-2640
http://wilcoxcounty.georgia.gov
Incorporated: Dec. 22, 1857
Parent counties: Dooly, Irwin, Pulaski
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1858, Probate Court
Divorce: 1900, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1858, Probate Court
Court: 1858, Superior Court Clerk
Military: 1917, Superior Court Clerk

Wilkes
23 E. Court St., Ste. 222, Washington, GA 30673
(706) 678-2511
http://washingtonwilkes.com
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1777
Parent county: Creek and Cherokee Indian Lands
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1790, Probate Court
Divorce: 1778, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1777, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1777, Probate Court
Court: 1778, Superior Court Clerk

Wilkinson
Box 161, Irwinton, GA 31042
(478) 946-2236
http://wilkinsoncounty.net
Incorporated: May 11, 1803
Parent county: Creek Indian Lands
Marriage records: start in 1854, kept by Probate Court
Land: 1855, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1854, Probate Court
Notes: Courthouse fires in 1852 and 1924; land records saved in 1924. Clerk of Superior Court has some records from 1852.

Worth
201 N. Main St., Sylvester, GA 31791
(229) 776-8200
http://worthcounty.com
Incorporated: Dec.20, 1853
Parent counties: Dooly, Irwin
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by Health Department
Marriage: 1854, Probate Court
Divorce: unknown, Superior Court Clerk
Death: 1919, Health Department
Land: 1892, Superior Court Clerk
Probate: 1879, Probate Court
Court: 1879, Superior Court Clerk
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