Decatur County, Georgia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog
  • Decatur County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)

References

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