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{{Georgia-stub}}<br>''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Georgia (state)|Georgia]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Ben_Hill_County,_Georgia|Ben Hill County]]'' <br><br>  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.benhillcounty.com/ Ben Hill County Courthouse]<br> 401 E Central Avenue<br> Fitzgerald, GA 31750<br> Phone: 229.426.5135 <br><br>County Clerk has divorce, court and land records from 1907;
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Probate Judge has birth, marriage, divorce, burial and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ben Hill County, Georgia. Page 151 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Ben Hill County was created in 1906 from Irwin and Wilcox counties. The county seat is Fitzgerald.
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'''1906'''--Ben Hill County was created 31 July 1906 from [[Irwin County, Georgia|Irwin]] and [[Wilcox County, Georgia|Wilcox ]]Counties. '''County seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Fitzgerald <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Coffee County, Georgia|Coffee]]
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*[[Irwin County, Georgia|Irwin]]
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*[[Telfair County, Georgia|Telfair]]
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*[[Turner County, Georgia|Turner]]
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*[[Wilcox County, Georgia|Wilcox]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Georgia%2C+Ben+Hill|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/GA/Ben_Hill/ Ben Hill County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references /> {{Georgia|Georgia}}
  
 
[[Category:Ben_Hill_County,_Georgia]]
 
[[Category:Ben_Hill_County,_Georgia]]

Revision as of 16:16, 8 October 2012

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow.png  Ben Hill County

County Courthouse

Ben Hill County Courthouse
401 E Central Avenue
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
Phone: 229.426.5135

County Clerk has divorce, court and land records from 1907;

Probate Judge has birth, marriage, divorce, burial and probate records[1]

History

Parent County

1906--Ben Hill County was created 31 July 1906 from Irwin and Wilcox Counties. County seat:  Fitzgerald [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ben Hill County, Georgia. Page 151 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).