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  • Appling County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 9, 2014
  • Formed from:  portions of Land ceded by the Creek Indians in the Treaty of Fort Jackson in 1814 and the Treaty of the Creek Agency in 1818.
    Established:  15-Dec-1818
    County Seat:  Baxley, Georgia

    County history - Appling County is named in honor of Colonel Daniel Appling (August 29, 1787 - March 5, 1817), who was an officer in the United States Army during the War of 1812.

    Appling Courthouse
    GHLL Appling County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Appling County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Appling County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Appling County Heritage Center
          P.O. Box 87
          Baxley, GA 31515-0087

    5. US/GAGenWeb site - Appling County Archives
    6. US/GAGenWeb - Appling County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Appling County Probate Judge, Courthouse Square, Baxley, GA 31513.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Toombs County (north), Tattnall County (northeast), Wayne County (southeast),
             Pierce County (south), Jeff Davis County (west), Bacon County (west).

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    Census Information Appling County):
  • 1820 Census
  • 1930 Census

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  • Bacon County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Dec 5, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Appling, Pierce and Ware Counties, 07-Jul-1914.
    Established:  03-Nov-1914
    County Seat:  Alma, Georgia

    County history - Bacon County is named in honor of Augustus Octavius Bacon (October 20, 1839 - February 14, 1914), a U.S. politician. He served as a Democratic Party senator from Georgia. U.S. Senator (1895 1914); president pro tempore of the United States Senate.

    Bacon Courthouse
    GHLL Bacon County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Bacon County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Bacon County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Alma/Bacon County Historical Society
          406 Mercer Street
          Alma, GA 31510-2136

    5. US/GAGenWeb site - Bacon County Archives
    6. US/GAGenWeb - Bacon County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Bacon County Judge Probate, P.O. Box 146, Alma, GA 31510.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Appling County (northeast), Pierce County (east), Ware County (south), Coffee
                County
    (west), Jeff Davis County (northwest).

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  • Baldwin County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  May 13, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Land ceded by the Creek Indians in the Creek cessions of 1802 and 1805.
    Established:  11-May-1803
    County Seat:  Milledgeville, Georgia

    County history - Baldwin County is named in honor of Abraham Baldwin (1754-1807), Founding Father, U.S. Senator (1799-1807) after the adoption of the Constitution, a Georgia representative in the Continental Congress who signed the U.S. Constitution and served in the United States House of Representatives

    Baldwin Courthouse
    GHLL Baldwin County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Baldwin County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Baldwin County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Georgia's Old Capital Museum Society / Milledgeville, GA)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Old Governor's Mansion / Milledgevill, GA)
    7. US/GAGenWeb site - Baldwin County Archives
    8. US/GAGenWeb - Baldwin County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Baldwin County Vital Records, 201 W Hancock Street, Milledgeville, GA 31061.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Putnam County (north), Hancock County (northeast), Washington County (east),
             Wilkinson County (south), Jones County (west).

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    Census Information:
        1840 Census (I) and (T) - Federal Census, Baldwin County (Index: 1 folder; 1 page / Text: 4 pages).

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        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.


  • Banks County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Dec 5, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Habersham and Franklin Counties, 1858.
    Established:  01-Feb-1859
    County Seat:  Homer, Georgia

    County history - Banks County is named in honor of Richard E. Banks (October 23, 1794 - May 6, 1856) was a local American physician and surgeon noted for treating natives for smallpox.

    Banks Courthouse
    GHLL Banks County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Banks County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Banks County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Banks County Historical Society / Homer, GA)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Banks County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Banks County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Banks County Probate Court Office, P.O. Box 130, Homer, GA 30547.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Habersham County (North), Stephens County (Northeast), Madison County
             (Southeast), Jackson County (South), Hall County (West), Franklin County (East).

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  • Bartow County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 28, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Cherokee territory (Cherokee County), 1832.
    Established:  02-Dec-1832
    County Seat:  Cartersville, Georgia

    County history - Bartow County is named in honor of Francis Stebbins Bartow (September 6, 1816 - July 21, 1861), an attorney, Confederate States of America political leader, and military officer during the early months of the American Civil War. He was an inaugural representative to the Confederate Provisional Congress, where he led efforts to prepare for the coming war. Bartow was killed at the First Battle of Bull Run, becoming the first brigade commander in the Confederate States Army to die in combat.
             Note:  Barto County was first called Cass County in honor of General Lewis Cass.


    Bartow Courthouse
    GHLL Bartow County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Bartow County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Etowah Valley Historical Society / Cartersville, GA)
               Note:  (Etowah Valley Historical Society is also incorporated as the Bartow County Historical Society)
          Bartow County Genealogical Society
          P.O. Box 993
          Cartersville, GA 30120-0993

    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Bartow County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Bartow County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Bartow County Probate Judge, 135 West Cherokee Ave., Suite 251, Cartersville, GA 30120.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Gordon County (north), Pickens County (northeast), Cherokee County (east),
             Cobb County (southeast), Paulding County (south), Polk County (southwest),
             Floyd County (west).

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  • Ben Hill County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 28, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Irwin and Wilcox counties.
    Established:  06-Nov-1906
    County Seat:  Fitzgerald, Georgia

    County history - Ben Hill County is named in honor of Benjamin Harvey Hill (1823 1882), who served as a Confederate and U.S. Senator (1877-1882).

    Ben Hill Courthouse
    1. Ben Hill County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Ben Hill County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Ben Hill County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Ben Hill County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Ben Hill County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Ben Hill County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Ben Hill County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Ben Hill County Vital Records - Ben Hill County, Judge Probate Court, 111 S Sheridan Street, P.O. Box 187, Fitzgerald, GA 31750.


  • Berrien County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 25, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Lowndes, Irwin, and Coffee Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1856
    County Seat:  Nashville, Georgia

    County history - Berrien County is named in honor of John MacPherson Berrien (August 23, 1781 - January 1, 1856) of Georgia who was a United States Senator and Andrew Jackson's Attorney General.

    Berrien Courthouse
    1. Berrien County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Berrien County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Berrien County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Berrien County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Berrien County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Berrien County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Berrien County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Berrien County Vital Records - Berrien County Clerk, P.O. Box 446, Nashville, GA 31639-0446.

    9. Berrien County - Historical Photos Collection (Families, Towns & Communities, County History, Schools, Churches,
               Commerce and Trade and Latest Uploads)


  • Bibb County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 9, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of portions of Houston, Jones, Monroe, and Twiggs Counties.
    Established:  09-Dec-1822
    County Seat:  Macon, Georgia

    County history - Bibb County is named in honor of William Wyatt Bibb (October 2, 1781  July 10, 1820) who was a United States Senator from Georgia, the first Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama and also a practicing physician.

    Bibb Courthouse
    GHLL Bibb County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project; Bibb County AHGP and / or ALHN (Not found online at this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Bibb County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Bibb County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Bibb County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Department of Vital Records or Georgia Department of Public Health.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Jones County (northeast), Twiggs County (east), Houston County (south), Peach
                County
    (south-southwest), Crawford County (southwest), Monroe County (northwest).
               Note:  County names in gray print are not yet linked, those in blue are linked.

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    Census Information:
        1840 Census (I) and (T) - Federal Census, Bibb County (Index: 1 folder / Text: 7 pages).

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.


  • Bryan County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 15, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties.
    Established:  19-Dec-1793
    County Seat:  Pembroke, Georgia

    County history - Bryan County is named in honor of Jonathan Bryan (1708-1788), a Revolutionary patriot and a member of the Executive Council of Georgia.

    Bryan Courthouse
    1. Bryan County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Bryan County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Bryan County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Bryan County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Bryan County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Bryan County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Bryan County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Bryan County Vital Records - Bryan County Clerk, P.O. Box 418, Pembroke, GA 31321.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum / Richmond Hill, GA)

      Census Information:
    10. 1850 Census (T) - Federal Census Bryan County (Text: 1 page).
    11. 1860 Census (T) - Federal Census Bryan County (Text: 3 pages).
    12. 1860 Census (T) - Federal Census Bryan County (Text: 3 pages).
    13. 1870 Census (I) and (T) - Federal Census Bryan County (Index: 7 pages / Text: 8 pages).
    14. 1880 Census (I) and (T) - Federal Census Bryan County (Index: 8 pages / Text: ED-6, ED-7, ED8).


  • Bulloch County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 28, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Bryan and Screven Counties.
    Established:  08-Feb-1796
    County Seat:  Statesboro, Georgia

    County history - Bulloch County is named in honor of a South Carolina native, Archibald Bulloch, who came to Georgia and acquired a plantation along the Savannah River. Mr. Bulloch was a revolutionary leader who opposed the authoritative rule of the British Parliament. Due to his bravery and selfless acts, on January 20, 1776, Archibald Bulloch was elected President of the Executive Council of Georgia. Days later he was elected to the esteemed position of Provincial Governor.


    Bulloch Courthouse
    1. Bulloch County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Bulloch County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Bulloch County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Bulloch County Historical Society / Statesboro, GA)
    4. Bulloch County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Bulloch County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Bulloch County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Bulloch County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Bulloch County Vital Records - Bulloch County Health & Vital Statistics, 1 West Altman Street, Statesboro, GA 30458.


  • Butts County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 28, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Henry and Monroe Counties.
    Established:  24-Dec-1825
    County Seat:  Jackson, Georgia

    County history - Butts County is named in honor of Captain Samule Butts, a Georgia Militia member who was killed in battle against the Creek Indians during the War of 1812.

    Butts Courthouse
    1. Butts County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Butts County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Butts County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Butts County Historical Society / Jackson, GA)
    4. Butts County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Butts County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Butts County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Butts County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Butts County Vital Records - Butts County Clerk, County Courthouse, P.O. Box 350, 625 West 3rd Street, Jackson, GA 30233.

    9. Butts County - Welcome to Butts County Genealogy and History site


  • Calhoun County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 29, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Baker and Early Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1854
    County Seat:  Morgan, Georgia

    County history - Calhoun County is named in honor of John Caldwell Calhoun (March 18, 1782  March 31, 1850) who was the seventh Vice President of the United States and a leading Southern politician from South Carolina during the first half of the 19th century.

    Calhoun Courthouse
    1. Calhoun County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Calhoun County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Calhoun County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Calhoun County Genealogical Society
          P.O. Box 351
          Edison, GA 31746

    4. Calhoun County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Calhoun County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Calhoun County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Calhoun County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Calhoun County Vital Records - Calhoun County Clerk, P.O. Box 226, Morgan, GA 31766.


  • Camden County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 29, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Saint Mary and Saint Thomas Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1777
    County Seat:  Woodbine, Georgia

    County history - Camden County is named in honor of Sir Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden, (1714-1794), Lord Chancellor of Great Britain who was sympathetic to the cause of the Revolution.

    Camden Courthouse
    1. Camden County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Camden County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Camden County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Camden County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Camden County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Camden County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Camden County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Camden County Vital Records - Camden County Clerk, 200 East 4th Street, P.O. Box 99, Woodbine, GA 31569.

      Census Information:
    9. 1820 Census (T) - Federal Census, Camden County (Text: 1 page).


  • Catoosa County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Nov 7, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Whitfield and Walker Counties and was originally part of Cherokee County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1853
    County Seat:  Ringgold, Georgia

    County history - Catoosa County is named in honor of Catoosa, a Native American Cherokee Tribal Chief.

    Catoosa Courthouse
    GHLL Catoosa County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Catoosa County AHGP & ALHN
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Catoosa County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Catoosa County Historical Society
          P.O. Box 113
          Ringgold, GA 30736

    5. US/GAGenWeb site - Catoosa County Archives
    6. US/GAGenWeb - Catoosa County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Catoosa County Clerk, 145 Catoosa Circle, P. O. Box 1427, Ringgold, GA 30736.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Hamilton County, Tennessee (north), Whitfield County (east), Walker County (west).

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  • Chatham County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Feb 8, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Creek Indian lands [an original / 5th County] on 15-Mar-1758.
    Established:  05-Feb-1777
    County Seat:  Savannah, Georgia

    County history - Chatham County is named in honor of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, (1708-1778), British Prime Minister sympathetic to the Revolutionary cause.

    Chatham Courthouse
    1. Chatham County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Chatham County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Chatham County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Chatham County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Chatham County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Chatham County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Chatham County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Chatham County Vital Records - Chatham County Health Department, 2011 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA 31406.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (Savannah Area Genealogical Association / Savannah, GA)


  • Chattahoochee County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 29, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Marion and Muscogee Counties.
    Established:  14-Feb-1854
    County Seat:  Cusseta, Georgia

    County history - Chattahoochee County is named for the Chattahoochee River that forms the county's western border.

    Chattahoochee Courthouse
    1. Chattahoochee County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Chattahoochee County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Chattahoochee County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Chattahoochee County Historical Preservation Society
          P.O. Box 223
          Cusseta, GA 31805

    4. Chattahoochee County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Chattahoochee County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Chattahoochee County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Chattahoochee County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Chattahoochee County Vital Records - Chattahoochee County Clerk, address, P.O. Box 119, Cusseta, GA 31805.


  • Chattooga County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 30, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Floyd and Walker Counties.
    Established:  28-Dec-1838
    County Seat:  Summerville, Georgia

    County history - Chattooga County is named for the Chattooga River (also spelled Chatooga, Chatuga, and Chautaga, variant name Guinekelokee River) is the main tributary of the Tugaloo River. Its headwaters are located southwest of Cashiers, North Carolina, and it stretches 57 miles (92 km) or 92 km to where it has its confluence with the Tallulah River within Lake Tugalo, held back by the Tugalo Dam. The river was used as a setting for the fictional "Cahulawassee River" in the film Deliverance.


    Chattooga Courthouse
    1. Chattooga County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Chattooga County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Chattooga County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Chattooga County Historical Society / Summerville, GA)
    4. Chattooga County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Chattooga County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Chattooga County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Chattooga County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Chattooga County Vital Records - Office of County Clerk, County Courthouse Annex, 10035 Commerce Street, P.O. Box 211, Summerville, GA 30747.


  • Clarke County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 30, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Jackson County.
    Established:  05-Dec-1801
    County Seat:  Athens, Georgia

    County history - Clarke County is named in honor of `Elijah Clarke (1733 - December 15, 1799), born in Anson County, North Carolina, was a Georgian hero of the American Revolutionary War.

    Clarke Courthouse
    GHLL Clarke County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Clarke County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Athens Historical Society / Athens, GA)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Clarke-Oconee Genealogical Society / Athens, GA)
    7. US/GAGenWeb site - Clarke County Archives
    8. US/GAGenWeb - Clarke County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Clarke County Clerk, P.O. Box 1868, Athens, GA 30601-2776.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Madison County (northeast), Oglethorpe County (east/southeast), Oconee County
             (south/southwest), Barrow County (west), Jackson County (northwest).
             Note:  Counties followed by green print are not yet linked.


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    Census Information:
        1850 Census (T) - Federal Census, Clarke County (Text: 8 pages).

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.


  • Clayton County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Dec 5, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Fayette and Henry Counties.
    Established:  30-Nov-1858
    County Seat:  Jonesboro, Georgia (named Leaksvill when founded in 1823)

    County history - Clayton County is named in honor of Augustin Smith Clayton (November 27, 1783 - June 21, 1839) who was a local jurist and politician (U.S. Representative 1832 until 1835), from the American state of Georgia.

    Clayton Courthouse
    GHLL Clayton County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Clayton County AHGP & ALHN
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Clayton County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Genealogical Society of Henry & Clayton Counties / McDonough, GA)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Clayton County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Clayton County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Clayton County Clerk, 112 Smith Street, Jonesboro, GA 30236.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             DeKalb County (northeast), Henry County (east), Spalding County (south), Fayette
             County (southwest), Fulton County (northwest).

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        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.


  • Cobb County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 30, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Cherokee County [an original County].
    Established:  xx-xxx-1832
    County Seat:  Marietta, Georgia

    County history - Cobb County is named in honor of Thomas Willis Cobb (1784 - February 1, 1830), a former U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and Georgia superior court judge.

    Cobb Courthouse
    1. Cobb County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cobb County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Cobb County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Cobb County Genealogy Society / Marietta, GA)
    4. Cobb County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society / Marietta, GA)
    5. Cobb County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    6. Cobb County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    7. Cobb County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    8. Cobb County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    9. Cobb County Vital Records - Cobb County Health Dept., 1650 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.


  • Coffee County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Dec 5, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Clinch, Irwin, Telfair and Ware Counties.
    Established:  17-Apr-1854
    County Seat:  Douglas, Georgia

    County history - Coffee County is named in honor of General John E. Coffee (December 3, 1782 - September 25, 1836), who was a military leader (a hero of the War of 1812) and a United States Congressman for the state of Georgia.

    Coffee Courthouse
    GHLL Coffee County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Coffee County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Coffee County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society / Albany, GA)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Coffee County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Coffee County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Coffee County Clerk, County Courthouse, Douglas, GA 31533.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Telfair County (north), Jeff Davis County (northeastBacon County (east), Ware County
             (southeast), Atkinson County (south), Berrien County (southwest), Irwin County (west),
             Ben Hill County (west).

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  • Colquitt County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 30, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Lowndes and Thomas counties.
    Established:  25-Feb-1856
    County Seat:  Moultrie, Georgia

    County history - Colquitt County is named in honor of Walter Terry Colquitt (December 27, 1799 - May 7, 1855), circuit-riding Methodist preacher, United States Representative, Senator and lawyer.

    Colquitt Courthouse
    1. Colquitt County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Colquitt County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Colquitt County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Colquitt County Historical Society
          214 16th Avenue, SE
          Moultrie, GA 31778

    4. Colquitt County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Colquitt County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Colquitt County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Colquitt County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Colquitt County Vital Records - Colquitt County Clerk, P.O. Box 639, Moultrie, GA 31776.


  • Coweta County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Dec 5, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Creek lands ceded in 1825 in the treaty of Indian Springs and Creek Cessions of 1826.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1826
    County Seat:  Newnan, Georgia

    County history - Coweta County is named in honor of Coweta tribe of the Creek Nation and their village near Columbus.

    Coweta Courthouse
    GHLL Coweta County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Coweta County AHGP & ALHN
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Coweta County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Coweta County Genealogical Society and Library / Newnan, GA)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Newnan-Coweta Historical Society / Newman, GA)
    7. US/GAGenWeb site - Coweta County Archives
    8. US/GAGenWeb - Coweta County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Coweta County Clerk, P.O. Box 945, Newnan, GA 30264-0945.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Fulton County (northeast), Fayette County (east), Spalding County (southeast),
             Meriwether County (south), Troup County (southwest), Heard County (west), Carroll
             County (northwest).

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  • Crawford County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 3, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Creek Indian lands and Houston County.
    Established:  09-Dec-1822
    County Seat:  Knoxville, Georgia

    County history - Crawford County is named in honor of William Harris Crawford (February 24, 1772 - September 15, 1834), an American politician and judge during the early 19th century. He served as United States Secretary of War from 1815 to 1816 and United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1816 to 1825, and was a candidate for President of the United States in 1824.

    Crawford Courthouse
    GHLL Crawford County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Crawford County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Crawford County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Crawford County Historical Society / Knoxville/Roberta, GA)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Crawford County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Crawford County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Crawford County Probate Court, P.O. Box 1028, Roberta, GA 31078.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Monroe County (north), Bibb County (east), Peach County (east), Houston County
             (southeast), Taylor County (southwest), Macon County (south), Upson County
             (northwest).

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    Census Information:
        1860 Census (T) - Federal Census, Crawford County, (Text / Mortality: File 1 page).
        1900 Census (T) - Federal Census, Crawford County, ED-01 (Text: 4 pages).

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  • Crisp County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 30, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Dooly County.
    Established:  17-Aug-1905
    County Seat:  Cordele, Georgia

    County history - Crisp County is named in honor of Charles Frederick Crisp (January 29, 1845 - October 23, 1896), a Congressman from Georgia in 1882, and served until his death in 1896. From 1890 until his death, he was leader of the Democratic Party in the House, as either the House Minority Leader or the Speaker of the House.

    Crisp Courthouse
    1. Crisp County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Crisp County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Crisp County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Crisp County - US/GAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Crisp County - US/GAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Crisp County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Crisp County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Crisp County Vital Records - Crisp County Health Department, 111 24th Avenue East, Cordele, GA 31015.


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