Dade County, Georgia Genealogy

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

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Dade County, Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Founded December 25, 1837
County Seat Trenton
Address Dade County Courthouse
PO Box 613
Trenton, GA 30752
Phone: 706.657.4625
Dade County Website

Dade County Georgia Courthouse

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County Clerk has divorce, court, and land records[1]

Dade County Georgia History

Parent County

1837--Dade County was created 25 December 1837 from Walker County.
County seat: Trenton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865 and 1895 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Dade County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Dade County Georgia Genealogy Resources





Local Histories



Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Dade County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Georgia.




Vital Records

  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Dade County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Dade County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Dade County Georgia Genealogy Websites

Dade County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dade County, Georgia. Page 154 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)