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  • Jackson County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  May 8, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Franklin County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1796
    County Seat:  Jefferson, Georgia

    County history - Jackson County is named in honor of General James Jackson (1757-1806), hero of the Revolutionary War.

    Jackson Courthouse
    GHLL Jackson County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Jackson County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Jackson County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (East Georgia Genealogical Society / Winder, GA, serving many counties)
          Jackson County Historical Society
          P. O. Box 1234
          Commerce, GA 30529

    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Jackson County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Jackson County Genealogy & History
    8. Jackson County Vital Records - Jackson County Clerk, 67 Athens Street, Jefferson, GA 30549.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Banks County (north), Madison County (east), Clarke County (southeast), Oconee
                County
    (south), Gwinnett County (southwest), Barrow County (west), Hall County
             (northwest).

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  • Jasper County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 24, 2014
  • Formed from:  portions of Baldwin County, 1807.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1812
    County Seat:  Monticello, Georgia

    County history - Jasper County is named in honor of William Jasper (c. 1750 - October 9, 1779) was a noted American soldier in the Revolutionary War. He was a sergeant in the 2nd South Carolina Regiment.

    Jasper Courthouse
    GHLL Jasper County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project; Jasper 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 - Jasper County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Jasper County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Jasper County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Jasper County Clerk, 126 W. Greene St. Suite 111, Monticello, GA 31064.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Morgan County (northeast), Putnam County (east), Jones County (south), Monroe
                County
    (southwest), Butts County (west), Newton County (northwest).
               Note:   County names in black print are not yet linked, those in blue are
                  clickable (meaning linked).

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    Census Information Jasper County):
  • 1820 Census
  • 1830 Census
  • 1850 Census
  • 1860 Census
  • 1880 Census
  • 1900 Census

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  • Johnson County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 17, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Emanuel, Laurens and Washington Counties.
    Established:  11-Dec-1858
    County Seat:  Wrightsville, Georgia

    County history - Johnson County is named in honor of Herschel Johnson, who served as governor of Georgia from 1853 until 1857.He also had run as Democratic vice presidential nominee in Stephen Douglas's unsuccessful race for the presidency in 1860.

    Johnson Courthouse
    1. Johnson County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Johnson County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Johnson County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Johnson County Historical Society
          P.O. Box 87
          Wrightsville, Ga. 31096

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Johnson County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Johnson County Vital Records - Johnson County Clerk, P.O. Box 269, Wrightsville, GA 31096-0269.


  • Jones County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 3, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Baldwin County.
    Established:  10-Dec-1807
    County Seat:  Gray, Georgia

    County history - Jones County is named in honor of James Jones (born in 1769 in Maryland, died January 11, 1801), who was an American politician (U.S. Congressman) and lawyer from the state of Georgia.

    Jones Courthouse
    GHLL Jones County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Jones County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Jones County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Jones County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Jones County Genealogy & History [1]
    8. GAGenWeb - Jones County Genealogy & History [2]
    9. Vital Records - Jones County Clerk, P.O. Box 1359, Gray, GA 31032.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Jasper County (north), Putnam County (northeast), Baldwin County (east), Twiggs
                County (southeast),
    Wilkinson County (southeast), Bibb County (south), Monroe County
             (west).

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  • Liberty County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  May 8, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of St. Andrew, St. James and St. Paul (then called Parishes).
    Established:  05-Feb-1777
    County Seat:  Hinesville, Georgia

    County history - Liberty County is named in honor of the noted patriotism of the citizens of Midway (township), in their support of the cause of colonial independence.

    Liberty Courthouse
    1. Liberty County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Liberty County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Liberty County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Liberty County Historical Society
          P.O. Box 982
          Hinesville, GA 31310-0982

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Liberty County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Liberty County Vital Records - Liberty County Probate Court, P.O. Box 912, Hinesville, GA 31310.


  • Lincoln County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  May 10, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Wilkes County.
    Established:  20-Feb-1796
    County Seat:  Lincolnton, Georgia

    County history - Lincoln County is named in honor of General Benjamin Lincoln (January 24, 1733  May 9, 1810) was an American army officer. He served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He is notable for overseeing the largest US surrender of the war at Siege of Charleston and for being the officer who formally accepted the British surrender at Yorktown..

    Lincoln Courthouse
    GHLL Lincoln County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Lincoln County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Lincoln County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Lincoln County Historical Society
          147 Lumber Street
          P.O. Box 869
          Lincolnton, GA 30817

    5. US/GAGenWeb site - Lincoln County Archives
    6. US/GAGenWeb - Lincoln County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Lincoln County Clerk, P.O. Box 340, Lincolnton, GA 30817-0340.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Elbert County (north), McCormick County (northeast), Columbia County (south),
             McDuffie County (southwest), Wilkes County (west).

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


  • Macon County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 10, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Houston ("house-ton") and Marion Counties.
    Established:  14-Dec-1837
    County Seat:  Oglethorpe, Georgia

    County history - Macon County is named in honor of Nathaniel Macon (December 17, 1757 - June 29, 1837) who was a spokesman for the Old Republican faction of the Democratic-Republican Party that wanted to strictly limit the United States federal government. Macon was born near Warrenton, North Carolina, and attended the College of New Jersey and served briefly in the American Revolutionary War. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1791 to 1815; from 1801 to 1807 he was Speaker of the House. He served in the Senate from December, 1815, until his resignation in 1828. He was president of the North Carolina Constitutional Convention of 1835.



    Macon Courthouse
    GHLL Macon 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 - Macon County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Macon County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Macon County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Macon County Clerk, P.O. Box 216, Oglethorpe, GA 31068.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Peach County (northeast), Houston County (east), Dooly County (southeast), Sumter
                County
    (south), Schley County (southwest), Taylor County (northwest).
             Note:   Counties followed by green print are not yet linked.


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  • Madison County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  May 10, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Jackson and Oglethorpe Counties.
    Established:  05-Dec-1811
    County Seat:  Danielsville, Georgia

    County history - Madison County is named in honor of James Madison, Jr. (March 16, 1751 (O.S. March 5)  June 28, 1836), who was an American statesman and political theorist. He was the fourth President of the United States (1809 1817) and is hailed as the Father of the Constitution  for being the primary author of the United States Constitution and at first an opponent of, and then a key author of the United States Bill of Rights. His collaboration with Alexander Hamilton and John Jay produced the Federalist Papers (1788), which became the most influential explanation and defense of the Constitution after its publication. As Jefferson s Secretary of State (1801 1809), Madison supervised the Louisiana Purchase, doubling the nation s size. He inherited tobacco land and owned slaves although he spent his entire adult life as a career politician.



    Madison Courthouse
    GHLL Madison County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Madison County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Madison County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (East Georgia Genealogical Society / Winder, GA)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Madison County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Madison County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Madison County Clerk, P.O. Box 207, Danielsville, GA 30633.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Franklin County (north), Hart County (northeast), Elbert County (east), Oglethorpe
                County
    (south), Clarke County (southwest), Jackson County (west), Banks County
             (northwest.

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


  • McIntosh County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 16, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Liberty County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1893
    County Seat:  Darien, Georgia (formerly New Inverness)

    County history - McIntosh County is named for the McIntosh family -- particularly Capt. John McIntosh (who in 1736 led a group of Scot Highlanders in the settlement of Darien) and his son Gen. Lachlan McIntosh (who was a hero of the American Revolution).

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. McIntosh County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. McIntosh County Vital Records - McIntosh County Clerk, P.O. Box 453, Darien, GA 31305.


  • Meriwether County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 9, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Troup County.
    Established:  14-Dec-1827
    County Seat:  Greenville, Georgia

    County history - Meriwether County is named in honor of David Meriwether (April 10, 1755 - November 16, 1822), who was a United States (U.S.) Congressional Representative from the state of Georgia, and a hero of the Revolutionary War.

    Meriwether Courthouse
    GHLL Meriwether County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Meriwether County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Meriwether County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Meriwether Historical Society
          P.O. Box 741
          Greenville, GA 30222

    5. US/GAGenWeb site - Meriwether County Archives
    6. US/GAGenWeb - Meriwether County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Meriwether County Clerk, 100 Court Square, P.O. Box 160, Greenville, GA 30222.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Coweta County (north), Spalding County (northeast), Pike County (east), Upson County
             (southeast), Talbot County (south), Harris County (southwest), Troup County (west).

        Formation of Meriwether County - formed from land that once was inhabited by the Creek
             Indians (Muskogeans).

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  • Morgan County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 9, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Baldwin County.
    Established:  10-Dec-1807
    County Seat:  Madison, Georgia

    County history - Morgan County is named in honor of General Daniel Morgan (1736 - 1802), an American pioneer, soldier, and United States Representative from Virginia. One of the most gifted battlefield tacticians of the American Revolutionary War, he later commanded troops during the suppression of the Whiskey Rebellion.

    Morgan Courthouse
    GHLL Morgan County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Morgan County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Morgan County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Morgan County Heritage & History / Madison, GA)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Morgan County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Morgan County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Morgan County Clerk, 141 East Jefferson Street, Madison, GA 30650-1361.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Oconee County (north), Greene County (east), Putnam County (southeast), Jasper
                County
    (southwest), Newton County (west), Walton County (northwest).

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  • Murray County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Nov 9, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Cherokee County.
    Established:  03-Dec-1832
    County Seat:  Chatsworth, Georgia

    County history - Murray County is named in honor of Thomas W. Murray (1790-1832), famous state legislator.

    Murray Courthouse
    GHLL Murray County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Murray County AHGP & ALHN
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Murray County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Northwest Georgia Historical & Genealogical Society / Rome, GA, serving many counties)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Whitfield-Murray Historical Society / Dalton, GA)
    7. US/GAGenWeb site - Murray County Archives
    8. US/GAGenWeb - Murray County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Murray County Clerk, Third Avenue, Chatsworth, GA 30705-0023.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Polk County, Tennessee (northeast), Fannin County (east-northeast), Gilmer County
             (east), Gordon County (south), Whitfield County (west), Bradley County, Tennessee
             (northwest).

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    Census Information:
        1840 Census (T) - Federal Census, Murray County (Text: 3 pages).
        1850 Census (T) - Federal Census, Murray County (Text: 25 pages).


  • Muscogee County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 16, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of ceded lands of the Creek Indians.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1826
    County Seat:  Columbus, Georgia

    County history - Muscogee County is named in honor of the Muskogee ethnic group, to which the Creek and Seminole Nations belong.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Muscogee County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Muscogee County Vital Records - Muscogee County Clerk, 2300 Comer Avenue, Columbus, GA 31904.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (National Civil War Naval Museum / Columbus, GA)

      Census Information:
    10. 1880 Census (T) - Federal Census, Muscogee County, ED-49 (Text: 9 pages).


  • Newton County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  May 8, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Henry, Jasper, and Walton Counties.
    Established:  24-Dec-1821
    County Seat:  Covington, Georgia

    County history - Newton County is named in honor of Revolutionary War hero, Sergeant John Newton (1755-1780).

    Newton Courthouse
    1. Newton County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Newton County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Newton County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Newton County Historical Society
          P.O. Box 2415
          Covington , GA 30015-7415

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Newton County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Newton County Vital Records - Newton County Clerk, 1124 Clark Street, Covington, GA 30014.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (East Georgia Genealogical Society / Winder, GA, serving many counties)

      Census Information:
    10. 1840 Census (I) and (T) - Federal Census, Newton County (Index: 12 pages / Text: 15 pages).
    11. 1850 Census (I) and (T) - Federal Census, Newton County (Index: 2 pages / Text: 10 pages).
    12. 1920 Census (T) - Federal Census, Newton County, Ed109-Ed124 (Text: 16 folders).


  • Oconee County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 9, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Clarke County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1875
    County Seat:  Watkinsville, Georgia

    County history - Oconee County is named for the Oconee River, a 220-mile-long (350 km) river which has its origin in Hall County, Georgia, and terminates where it joins the Ocmulgee River to form the Altamaha River near Lumber City at the borders of Montgomery County, Wheeler County, and Jeff Davis County. South of Athens, two forks, known as the North Oconee River and Middle Oconee River, converge to form the Oconee River. The Oconee River, forms this county's eastern boundary.


    Oconee Courthouse
    GHLL Oconee County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Oconee County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Oconee County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Clarke-Oconee Genealogical Society / Oconee, GA)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Oconee County Historical Society / Oconee, GA)
    7. US/GAGenWeb site - Oconee County Archives
    8. US/GAGenWeb - Oconee County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Oconee County Clerk, P.O. Box 145, Watkinsville, GA 30677-0145.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Clarke County (north), Oglethorpe County (east), Greene County (southeast),
             Morgan County (south), Walton County (west), Barrow County (northwest).

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  • Oglethorpe County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  May 8, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Wilkes County.
    Established:  19-Dec-1793
    County Seat:  Lexington, Georgia

    County history - Oglethorpe County is named in honor of General James Edward Oglethorpe (1696-1785), who founded the colony of Georgia, at Savannah, in 1733.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Oglethorpe County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Oglethorpe County Vital Records - Oglethorpe County Probate Court, P.O. Box 70, Lexington, GA 30648.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (East Georgia Genealogical Society / Winder, GA, serving many counties)

      Census Information:
    10. 1900 Census (T) - Federal Census, Oglethorpe County, ED-97 (Text: 3 pages).


  • Paulding County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  May 18, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Cherokee County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1832
    County Seat:  Dallas, Georgia

    County history - Paulding County is named in honor of John Paulding (1759-1818), hero of the Revolutionary War.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    8. Paulding County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    9. Paulding County Vital Records - Paulding County Probate Court, 25 Courthouse Square, Room102, Dallas, GA 30132.

      Census Information:
    10. 1850 Census (T) - Federal Census, Paulding County (Text: 2 pages).


  • Peach County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 3, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Houston and Macon Counties.
    Established:  18-Jul-1924
    County Seat:  Fort Valley, Georgia

    County history - Peach County is named for its location in Central Georgia which is one of the richest peach-producing regions in the country.

    Peach Courthouse
    GHLL Peach County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Peach County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Peach County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Peach County Historical Society / Fort Valley, GA)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Peach County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Peach County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Probate Court Judge, 205 West Church Street Suite 117, P.O. Box 327, Fort Valley, Ga. 31030.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Bibb County (north), Houston County (east), Crawford County (northwest), Taylor
                 County
    (west), Macon County (southwest).

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  • Pierce County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 23, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Appling and Ware Counties.
    Established:  18-Dec-1857
    County Seat:  Blackshear, Georgia

    County history - Pierce County is named in honor of Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 - October 8, 1869) was the 14th President of the United States (1853-1857) and is the only President from New Hampshire. Pierce was a Democrat and a "doughface" (a Northerner with Southern sympathies) who served in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.

    Pierce Courthouse
    GHLL Pierce County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Pierce County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Pierce County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Pierce County Historical & Genealogical Society / Blackshear, GA)
    6. US/GAGenWeb site - Pierce County Archives
    7. US/GAGenWeb - Pierce County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Pierce County Clerk, P.O. Box 646, Blackshear, GA 31516.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Appling County (north), Wayne County (northeast), Brantley County (southeast),
             Ware County (west), Bacon County (northwest).

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  • Pike County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 18, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Monroe County.
    Established:  09-Dec-1822
    County Seat:  Zebulon, Georgia

    County history - Pike County is named in honor of General Zebulon Montgomery Pike, Jr. (January 5, 1779 - April 27, 1813) was an American officer and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in Colorado is named and a hero of the War of 1812. As a United States Army captain in 1806 1807, he led the Pike Expedition to explore and document the southern portion of the Louisiana Purchase and to find the headwaters of the Red River, during which he recorded the discovery of what later was called Pikes Peak.

    Pike Courthouse
    GHLL Pike County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Pike County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Pike County, GA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Pike County Historical Society
          P.O. Box 178
          Zebulon, GA 30295

    5. US/GAGenWeb site - Pike County Archives
    6. US/GAGenWeb - Pike County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Pike County Health Department, P.O. Box 342, 235 Griffin Street, Zebulon, Georgia 30295.
               Note:  Birth and Death Records since January 1919.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Spalding County (north), Lamar County (east), Upson County (south), Meriwether
                County
    (west).

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  • Polk County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  May 18, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Paulding and Floyd Counties.
    Established:  20-Dec-1851
    County Seat:  Cedartown, Georgia

    County history - Polk County is named in honor of James Knox Polk, (1795-1849), eleventh President of the United States.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Polk County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Polk County Vital Records - Polk County Board of Registrar, 100 Prior Street, #101, Cedartown, GA 30125.


  • Pulaski County, Georgia —
    Information Updated for:  May 18, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Laurens County.
    Established:  13-Dec-1808
    County Seat:  Hawkinsville, Georgia

    County history - Pulaski County is named in honor of Count Kazimierz PuBaski of Poland, (1748-1779), hero of the Revolutionary War.

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

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Pulaski County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Pulaski County Vital Records - Pulaski County Clerk, P.O. Box 29, Hawkinsville, GA 31036-0029.


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