Chattahoochee County, Georgia Genealogy

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Guide to Chattahoochee County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Chattahoochee County, Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Founded February 13, 1854
County Seat Cusseta
Address Chattahoochee County Courthouse
PO Box 299
Cusseta, GA 31805
Phone: 706.989.3602
Chattahoochee County Website

Chattahoochee County Georgia Courthouse

Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1854,
birth and death records from 1919; Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, court and land records from 1854[1]

Chattahoochee County Georgia History

Parent County

1854--Chattahoochee County was created 13 February 1854 from Muscogee and Marion Counties.
County seat: Cusseta [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Chattahoochee County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Chattahoochee County Georgia Genealogy Resources





Local Histories

  • Rogers, N. K. History of Chattahoochee County, Georgia. Columbus, Ga.: Printed by Columbus Office Supply Co., c1933. Digital version at Ancestry ($).





Colonial courts kept some early probate records.  From 1777 to 1798 and since 1852, the court of ordinary or register of probates has kept probate and guardianship records.  The inferior court handled probate and guardianship matters from 1798 to 1852.

Many probate records to the 1930s and 1940s are at the Georgia Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library on microfilm.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (not all years).

  •   Wills 1853-1884 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers ($).
  • Index to Inventories, Appraisements, Sales, Homesteads, Book A (1863-1883); Book B (1882-1940) Georgia Pioneers
  • Index to Annual Returns, Book A (1854-1858) Book B (1858-1860); Book C (1860-1865) Georgia Pioneers


Vital Records

  • 1854-1907 - Index to Chattahoochee County Marriages 1854-1907 and 1866 to 1876 Georgia Pioneers
  • 1854-1907 - Chattahoochee County Marriage Index 1854-1907. Batch M712441 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1885-1886 - Chattahoochee County Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers
  • 1859-60 - Chattahoochee County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Chattahoochee County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Chattahoochee County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Chattahoochee County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chattahoochee County, Georgia. Page 153 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).
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at