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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Decatur County; 1400 E Shotwell St; PO Box 735; Bainbridge, GA 31717-0735; Ph. 229.248.3030 Details: (Pro Ct has m rec from 1823 & pro rec; Clk Sup Ct has div, ct & land rec from 1823)
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Decatur County Courthouse<br> 1400 E Shotwell Street; PO Box 735; <br>Bainbridge, GA 31717-0735<br> Phone: 229.248.3030 <br><br>Probate Court has marriage records from 1823<br> and probate records;&nbsp; Clerk Superior Court has<br>divorce, court and land records from 1823
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:52, 14 September 2012

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County Courthouse

Decatur County Courthouse
1400 E Shotwell Street; PO Box 735;
Bainbridge, GA 31717-0735
Phone: 229.248.3030

Probate Court has marriage records from 1823
and probate records;  Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, court and land records from 1823

History

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The county is named after U.S. naval officer Stephen Decatur (1779-1820).[1]

Parent County

1823--Decatur County was created 8 December 1823 fromEarly County.
County seat:  Bainbridge [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Marriages

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1879-80 - Decatur County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. "List of counties in Tennessee", Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).