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Guide to '''Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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==Georgia Information==
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Georgia became the fourth state admitted to the United States in January 2, 1788. Georgia was created from Province of Georgia and is located in the southeast region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Georgia" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia (accessed 15 March 2016).</ref> Atlanta is the capital and there are 159 counties in Georgia. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 1 Nov 2016.</ref>
}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; float: right; width: 75%;"><center>''[[United States|United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]&nbsp; [[Georgia]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Georgia page,<br>the Peach State{{/p}}[[Image:{{StoneMtnGApic}}]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''
 
*Trustees sent 5000 British colonists<ref>E. Merton Coulter, and Albert Berry Saye, ''List of Early Settlers of Georgia'' (1967 reprint; Athens, Ga.: Univ. or Georgia Press, 1949). ({{FHL|39499|item}} Book 975.8 W2L; Fiche 6038205) [[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9903105 WorldCat entry]], and Karen Buss, ''An every name index to "A List of the Early Settlers of Georgia"'' (Burbank, Calif:Southern California Genealogical Society, 1992) ({{FHL|757360|item}} Book 975.8 W2L 1967 index; Fiche 6038205).</ref>  
 
*In 1734 [[Salzburger Society|Salzburgers]], central European Protestants, settled Effingham Co.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed., ''Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed.'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 146. ({{FHL|479190|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb}}). [[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry]].</ref>
 
*From 1805-1832 GA held eight [[Georgia Land and Property#Land_Lottery_Records|land lotteries]] to give away Indian lands<ref>Georgia, Department of State, "Land Office Records, Index" (Atlanta, Ga.: Georgia Department of State, Microfilm Division, [19--). ({{FHL|315610|item}} Film 465173-84).</ref>
 
 
 
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== Counties  ==
 
 
 
There are 159 counties in Georgia:
 
  
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==Getting Started ==
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*[[Appling County, Georgia|Appling]]
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<h3>Getting Started with Georgia Research</h3>
*[[Atkinson County, Georgia|Atkinson]]
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Links to articles on getting started with Georgia research.
*[[Bacon County, Georgia|Bacon]]
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*[[Step-by-Step Georgia Research, 1880-Present]]
*[[Baker County, Georgia|Baker]]
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*[[How to Find Georgia Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
*[[Baldwin County, Georgia|Baldwin]]
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*[[How to Find Georgia Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
*[[Banks County, Georgia|Banks]]
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*[[How to Find Georgia Death Records|How to Find Death Records]]
*[[Barrow County, Georgia|Barrow]]
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*[[Georgia Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
*[[Bartow County, Georgia|Bartow]]
 
*[[Ben Hill County, Georgia|Ben Hill]]
 
*[[Berrien County, Georgia|Berrien]]
 
*[[Bibb County, Georgia|Bibb]]
 
*[[Bleckley County, Georgia|Bleckley]]
 
*[[Brantley County, Georgia|Brantley]]
 
*[[Brooks County, Georgia|Brooks]]
 
*[[Bryan County, Georgia|Bryan]]
 
*[[Bulloch County, Georgia|Bulloch]]
 
*[[Burke County, Georgia|Burke]]
 
*[[Butts County, Georgia|Butts]]
 
*[[Calhoun County, Georgia|Calhoun]]
 
*[[Camden County, Georgia|Camden]]
 
*[[Candler County, Georgia|Candler]]
 
*[[Carroll County, Georgia|Carroll]]
 
*[[Catoosa County, Georgia|Catoosa]]
 
*[[Charlton County, Georgia|Charlton]]
 
*[[Chatham County, Georgia|Chatham]]
 
*[[Chattahoochee County, Georgia|Chattahoochee]]
 
*[[Chattooga County, Georgia|Chattooga]]
 
*[[Cherokee County, Georgia|Cherokee]]
 
*[[Clarke County, Georgia|Clarke]]
 
*[[Clay County, Georgia|Clay]]
 
*[[Clayton County, Georgia|Clayton]]
 
*[[Clinch County, Georgia|Clinch]]
 
*[[Cobb County, Georgia|Cobb]]
 
*[[Coffee County, Georgia|Coffee]]
 
*[[Colquitt County, Georgia|Colquitt]]
 
*[[Columbia County, Georgia|Columbia]]
 
*[[Cook County, Georgia|Cook]]
 
*[[Coweta County, Georgia|Coweta]]
 
*[[Crawford County, Georgia|Crawford]]
 
*[[Crisp County, Georgia|Crisp]]
 
 
 
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*[[Dade County, Georgia|Dade]]
 
*[[Dawson County, Georgia|Dawson]]
 
*[[Decatur County, Georgia|Decatur]]
 
*[[DeKalb County, Georgia|DeKalb]]
 
*[[Dodge County, Georgia|Dodge]]
 
*[[Dooly County, Georgia|Dooly]]
 
*[[Dougherty County, Georgia|Dougherty]]
 
*[[Douglas County, Georgia|Douglas]]
 
*[[Early County, Georgia|Early]]
 
*[[Echols County, Georgia|Echols]]
 
*[[Effingham County, Georgia|Effingham]]
 
*[[Elbert County, Georgia|Elbert]]
 
*[[Emanuel County, Georgia|Emanuel]]
 
*[[Evans County, Georgia|Evans]]
 
*[[Fannin County, Georgia|Fannin]]
 
*[[Fayette County, Georgia|Fayette]]
 
*[[Floyd County, Georgia|Floyd]]
 
*[[Forsyth County, Georgia|Forsyth]]
 
*[[Franklin County, Georgia|Franklin]]
 
*[[Fulton County, Georgia|Fulton]]
 
*[[Gilmer County, Georgia|Gilmer]]
 
*[[Glascock County, Georgia|Glascock]]
 
*[[Glynn County, Georgia|Glynn]]
 
*[[Gordon County, Georgia|Gordon]]
 
*[[Grady County, Georgia|Grady]]  
 
*[[Greene County, Georgia|Greene]]  
 
*[[Gwinnett County, Georgia|Gwinnett]]  
 
*[[Habersham County, Georgia|Habersham]]  
 
*[[Hall County, Georgia|Hall]]
 
*[[Hancock County, Georgia|Hancock]]
 
*[[Haralson County, Georgia|Haralson]]
 
*[[Harris County, Georgia|Harris]]
 
*[[Hart County, Georgia|Hart]]
 
*[[Heard County, Georgia|Heard]]
 
*[[Henry County, Georgia|Henry]]
 
*[[Houston County, Georgia|Houston]]
 
*[[Irwin County, Georgia|Irwin]]
 
*[[Jackson County, Georgia|Jackson]]
 
*[[Jasper County, Georgia|Jasper]]
 
*[[Jeff Davis County, Georgia|Jeff Davis]]
 
  
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*[[Jefferson County, Georgia|Jefferson]]
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<h3>Georgia Research Tools</h3>
*[[Jenkins County, Georgia|Jenkins]]
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Georgia research.
*[[Johnson County, Georgia|Johnson]]  
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/georgia/ Boundary Changes for Georgia Counties]  
*[[Jones County, Georgia|Jones]]
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*[[Georgia Archives and Libraries|Georgia Archives and Libraries]]
*[[Lamar County, Georgia|Lamar]]  
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*[http://thegaproject.org/ GAGenWeb]  
*[[Lanier County, Georgia|Lanier]]  
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*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:1:5707269042885 Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Georgia.
*[[Laurens County, Georgia|Laurens]]
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|}{{Click|Image:GA_ORP.png|Georgia Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups on Facebook]]
*[[Lee County, Georgia|Lee]]
 
*[[Liberty County, Georgia|Liberty]]
 
*[[Lincoln County, Georgia|Lincoln]]
 
*[[Long County, Georgia|Long]]
 
*[[Lowndes County, Georgia|Lowndes]]
 
*[[Lumpkin County, Georgia|Lumpkin]]
 
*[[Macon County, Georgia|Macon]]
 
*[[Madison County, Georgia|Madison]]
 
*[[Marion County, Georgia|Marion]]
 
*[[McDuffie County, Georgia|McDuffie]]
 
*[[McIntosh County, Georgia|McIntosh]]
 
*[[Meriwether County, Georgia|Meriwether]]
 
*[[Miller County, Georgia|Miller]]
 
*[[Mitchell County, Georgia|Mitchell]]
 
*[[Monroe County, Georgia|Monroe]]
 
*[[Montgomery County, Georgia|Montgomery]]
 
*[[Morgan County, Georgia|Morgan]]
 
*[[Murray County, Georgia|Murray]]
 
*[[Muscogee County, Georgia|Muscogee]]
 
*[[Newton County, Georgia|Newton]]
 
*[[Oconee County, Georgia|Oconee]]
 
*[[Oglethorpe County, Georgia|Oglethorpe]]
 
*[[Paulding County, Georgia|Paulding]]
 
*[[Peach County, Georgia|Peach]]
 
*[[Pickens County, Georgia|Pickens]]
 
*[[Pierce County, Georgia|Pierce]]
 
*[[Pike County, Georgia|Pike]]
 
*[[Polk County, Georgia|Polk]]
 
*[[Pulaski County, Georgia|Pulaski]]
 
*[[Putnam County, Georgia|Putnam]]
 
*[[Quitman County, Georgia|Quitman]]
 
*[[Rabun County, Georgia|Rabun]]
 
*[[Randolph County, Georgia|Randolph]]
 
  
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== Georgia Clickable Map==
*[[Richmond County, Georgia|Richmond]]
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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States.  Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
*[[Rockdale County, Georgia|Rockdale]]
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*[[Schley County, Georgia|Schley]]
 
*[[Screven County, Georgia|Screven]]
 
*[[Seminole County, Georgia|Seminole]]
 
*[[Spalding County, Georgia|Spalding]]
 
*[[Stephens County, Georgia|Stephens]]
 
*[[Stewart County, Georgia|Stewart]]
 
*[[Sumter County, Georgia|Sumter]]
 
*[[Talbot County, Georgia|Talbot]]
 
*[[Taliaferro County, Georgia|Taliaferro]]
 
*[[Tattnall County, Georgia|Tattnall]]
 
*[[Taylor County, Georgia|Taylor]]
 
*[[Telfair County, Georgia|Telfair]]
 
*[[Terrell County, Georgia|Terrell]]
 
*[[Thomas County, Georgia|Thomas]]
 
*[[Tift County, Georgia|Tift]]
 
*[[Toombs County, Georgia|Toombs]]
 
*[[Towns County, Georgia|Towns]]
 
*[[Treutlen County, Georgia|Treutlen]]
 
*[[Troup County, Georgia|Troup]]
 
*[[Turner County, Georgia|Turner]]
 
*[[Twiggs County, Georgia|Twiggs]]
 
*[[Union County, Georgia|Union]]
 
*[[Upson County, Georgia|Upson]]
 
*[[Walker County, Georgia|Walker]]
 
*[[Walton County, Georgia|Walton]]
 
*[[Ware County, Georgia|Ware]]
 
*[[Warren County, Georgia|Warren]]
 
*[[Washington County, Georgia|Washington]]
 
*[[Wayne County, Georgia|Wayne]]
 
*[[Webster County, Georgia|Webster]]
 
*[[Wheeler County, Georgia|Wheeler]]
 
*[[White County, Georgia|White]]
 
*[[Whitfield County, Georgia|Whitfield]]
 
*[[Wilcox County, Georgia|Wilcox]]
 
*[[Wilkes County, Georgia|Wilkes]]
 
*[[Wilkinson County, Georgia|Wilkinson]]
 
*[[Worth County, Georgia|Worth]]
 
  
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*[[Appling County, Georgia Genealogy|Appling]]
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*[[Atkinson County, Georgia Genealogy|Atkinson]]
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*[[Bacon County, Georgia Genealogy|Bacon]]
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*[[Baker County, Georgia Genealogy|Baker]]
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*[[Baldwin County, Georgia Genealogy|Baldwin]]
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*[[Banks County, Georgia Genealogy|Banks]]
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*[[Barrow County, Georgia Genealogy|Barrow]]
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*[[Bartow County, Georgia Genealogy|Bartow]]
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*[[Ben Hill County, Georgia Genealogy|Ben Hill]]
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*[[Berrien County, Georgia Genealogy|Berrien]]
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*[[Bibb County, Georgia Genealogy|Bibb]]
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*[[Bleckley County, Georgia Genealogy|Bleckley]]
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*[[Brantley County, Georgia Genealogy|Brantley]]
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*[[Brooks County, Georgia Genealogy|Brooks]]
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*[[Bryan County, Georgia Genealogy|Bryan]]
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*[[Bulloch County, Georgia Genealogy|Bulloch]]
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*[[Burke County, Georgia Genealogy|Burke]]
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*[[Butts County, Georgia Genealogy|Butts]]
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*[[Calhoun County, Georgia Genealogy|Calhoun]]
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*[[Camden County, Georgia Genealogy|Camden]]
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*[[Candler County, Georgia Genealogy|Candler]]
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*[[Carroll County, Georgia Genealogy|Carroll]]
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*[[Catoosa County, Georgia Genealogy|Catoosa]]
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*[[Charlton County, Georgia Genealogy|Charlton]]
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*[[Chatham County, Georgia Genealogy|Chatham]]
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*[[Chattahoochee County, Georgia Genealogy|Chattahoochee]]
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*[[Chattooga County, Georgia Genealogy|Chattooga]]
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*[[Cherokee County, Georgia Genealogy|Cherokee]]
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*[[Clarke County, Georgia Genealogy|Clarke]]
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*[[Clay County, Georgia Genealogy|Clay]]
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*[[Clayton County, Georgia Genealogy|Clayton]]
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*[[Clinch County, Georgia Genealogy|Clinch]]
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*[[Cobb County, Georgia Genealogy|Cobb]]
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*[[Coffee County, Georgia Genealogy|Coffee]]
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*[[Colquitt County, Georgia Genealogy|Colquitt]]
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*[[Columbia County, Georgia Genealogy|Columbia]]
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*[[Cook County, Georgia Genealogy|Cook]]
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*[[Coweta County, Georgia Genealogy|Coweta]]
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*[[Crawford County, Georgia Genealogy|Crawford]]
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*[[Crisp County, Georgia Genealogy|Crisp]]
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*[[Dade County, Georgia Genealogy|Dade]]
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*[[Dawson County, Georgia Genealogy|Dawson]]
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*[[Decatur County, Georgia Genealogy|Decatur]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Georgia Genealogy|DeKalb]]
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*[[Dodge County, Georgia Genealogy|Dodge]]
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*[[Dooly County, Georgia Genealogy|Dooly]]
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*[[Dougherty County, Georgia Genealogy|Dougherty]]
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*[[Douglas County, Georgia Genealogy|Douglas]]
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*[[Early County, Georgia Genealogy|Early]]
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*[[Echols County, Georgia Genealogy|Echols]]
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*[[Effingham County, Georgia Genealogy|Effingham]]
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*[[Elbert County, Georgia Genealogy|Elbert]]
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*[[Emanuel County, Georgia Genealogy|Emanuel]]
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*[[Evans County, Georgia Genealogy|Evans]]
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*[[Fannin County, Georgia Genealogy|Fannin]]
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*[[Fayette County, Georgia Genealogy|Fayette]]
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*[[Floyd County, Georgia Genealogy|Floyd]]
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*[[Forsyth County, Georgia Genealogy|Forsyth]]
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*[[Franklin County, Georgia Genealogy|Franklin]]
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*[[Fulton County, Georgia Genealogy|Fulton]]
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*[[Gilmer County, Georgia Genealogy|Gilmer]]
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*[[Glascock County, Georgia Genealogy|Glascock]]
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*[[Glynn County, Georgia Genealogy|Glynn]]
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*[[Gordon County, Georgia Genealogy|Gordon]]
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*[[Grady County, Georgia Genealogy|Grady]]
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*[[Greene County, Georgia Genealogy|Greene]]
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*[[Gwinnett County, Georgia Genealogy|Gwinnett]]
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*[[Habersham County, Georgia Genealogy|Habersham]]
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*[[Hall County, Georgia Genealogy|Hall]]
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*[[Hancock County, Georgia Genealogy|Hancock]]
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*[[Haralson County, Georgia Genealogy|Haralson]]
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*[[Harris County, Georgia Genealogy|Harris]]
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*[[Hart County, Georgia Genealogy|Hart]]
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*[[Heard County, Georgia Genealogy|Heard]]
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*[[Henry County, Georgia Genealogy|Henry]]
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*[[Houston County, Georgia Genealogy|Houston]]
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*[[Irwin County, Georgia Genealogy|Irwin]]
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*[[Jackson County, Georgia Genealogy|Jackson]]
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*[[Jasper County, Georgia Genealogy|Jasper]]
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*[[Jeff Davis County, Georgia Genealogy|Jeff Davis]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Georgia Genealogy|Jefferson]]
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*[[Jenkins County, Georgia Genealogy|Jenkins]]
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*[[Johnson County, Georgia Genealogy|Johnson]]
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*[[Jones County, Georgia Genealogy|Jones]]
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*[[Lamar County, Georgia Genealogy|Lamar]]
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*[[Lanier County, Georgia Genealogy|Lanier]]
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*[[Laurens County, Georgia Genealogy|Laurens]]
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*[[Lee County, Georgia Genealogy|Lee]]
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*[[Liberty County, Georgia Genealogy|Liberty]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Georgia Genealogy|Lincoln]]
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*[[Long County, Georgia Genealogy|Long]]
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*[[Lowndes County, Georgia Genealogy|Lowndes]]
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*[[Lumpkin County, Georgia Genealogy|Lumpkin]]
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*[[Macon County, Georgia Genealogy|Macon]]
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*[[Madison County, Georgia Genealogy|Madison]]
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*[[Marion County, Georgia Genealogy|Marion]]
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*[[McDuffie County, Georgia Genealogy|McDuffie]]
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*[[McIntosh County, Georgia Genealogy|McIntosh]]
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*[[Meriwether County, Georgia Genealogy|Meriwether]]
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*[[Miller County, Georgia Genealogy|Miller]]
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*[[Mitchell County, Georgia Genealogy|Mitchell]]
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*[[Monroe County, Georgia Genealogy|Monroe]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Georgia Genealogy|Montgomery]]
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*[[Morgan County, Georgia Genealogy|Morgan]]
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*[[Murray County, Georgia Genealogy|Murray]]
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*[[Muscogee County, Georgia Genealogy|Muscogee]]
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*[[Newton County, Georgia Genealogy|Newton]]
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*[[Oconee County, Georgia Genealogy|Oconee]]
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*[[Oglethorpe County, Georgia Genealogy|Oglethorpe]]
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*[[Paulding County, Georgia Genealogy|Paulding]]
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*[[Peach County, Georgia Genealogy|Peach]]
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*[[Pickens County, Georgia Genealogy|Pickens]]
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*[[Pierce County, Georgia Genealogy|Pierce]]
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*[[Pike County, Georgia Genealogy|Pike]]
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*[[Polk County, Georgia Genealogy|Polk]]
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*[[Pulaski County, Georgia Genealogy|Pulaski]]
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*[[Putnam County, Georgia Genealogy|Putnam]]
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*[[Quitman County, Georgia Genealogy|Quitman]]
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*[[Rabun County, Georgia Genealogy|Rabun]]
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*[[Randolph County, Georgia Genealogy|Randolph]]
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*[[Richmond County, Georgia Genealogy|Richmond]]
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*[[Rockdale County, Georgia Genealogy|Rockdale]]
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*[[Schley County, Georgia Genealogy|Schley]]
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*[[Screven County, Georgia Genealogy|Screven]]
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*[[Seminole County, Georgia Genealogy|Seminole]]
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*[[Spalding County, Georgia Genealogy|Spalding]]
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*[[Stephens County, Georgia Genealogy|Stephens]]
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*[[Stewart County, Georgia Genealogy|Stewart]]
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*[[Sumter County, Georgia Genealogy|Sumter]]
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*[[Talbot County, Georgia Genealogy|Talbot]]
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*[[Taliaferro County, Georgia Genealogy|Taliaferro]]
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*[[Tattnall County, Georgia Genealogy|Tattnall]]
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*[[Taylor County, Georgia Genealogy|Taylor]]
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*[[Telfair County, Georgia Genealogy|Telfair]]
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*[[Terrell County, Georgia Genealogy|Terrell]]
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*[[Thomas County, Georgia Genealogy|Thomas]]
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*[[Tift County, Georgia Genealogy|Tift]]
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*[[Toombs County, Georgia Genealogy|Toombs]]
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*[[Towns County, Georgia Genealogy|Towns]]
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*[[Treutlen County, Georgia Genealogy|Treutlen]]
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*[[Troup County, Georgia Genealogy|Troup]]
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*[[Turner County, Georgia Genealogy|Turner]]
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*[[Twiggs County, Georgia Genealogy|Twiggs]]
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*[[Union County, Georgia Genealogy|Union]]
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*[[Upson County, Georgia Genealogy|Upson]]
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*[[Walker County, Georgia Genealogy|Walker]]
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*[[Walton County, Georgia Genealogy|Walton]]
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*[[Ware County, Georgia Genealogy|Ware]]
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*[[Warren County, Georgia Genealogy|Warren]]
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*[[Washington County, Georgia Genealogy|Washington]]
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*[[Wayne County, Georgia Genealogy|Wayne]]
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*[[Webster County, Georgia Genealogy|Webster]]
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*[[Wheeler County, Georgia Genealogy|Wheeler]]
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*[[White County, Georgia Genealogy|White]]
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*[[Whitfield County, Georgia Genealogy|Whitfield]]
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*[[Wilcox County, Georgia Genealogy|Wilcox]]
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*[[Wilkes County, Georgia Genealogy|Wilkes]]
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*[[Wilkinson County, Georgia Genealogy|Wilkinson]]
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*[[Worth County, Georgia Genealogy|Worth]]
 
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Georgia Counties Map|click here]]. {{GAimagemap2}}
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:'''&nbsp; [[Campbell County, Georgia Genealogy|Campbell]] | [[Cass County, Georgia Genealogy|Cass]] | [[Kinchafoonee County, Georgia Genealogy|Kinchafoonee]] | [[Milton County, Georgia Genealogy|Milton]]
</div><div style="float: left; width: 147%;">[[Image:Georgia.png|right|200px|Georgia.png]]
 
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:'''&nbsp; [[Campbell County, Georgia|Campbell]] | [[Cass County, Georgia|Cass]] | [[Kinchafoonee County, Georgia|Kinchafoonee]] | [[Milton County, Georgia|Milton]]  
 
  
'''Colonial Parishes:'''&nbsp; [[Christ Church Parish, Georgia|Christ Church]] | [[St. Andrew Parish, Georgia|St. Andrew]] | [[St. David Parish, Georgia|St. David]] | [[St. George Parish, Georgia|St. George]] | [[St. James Parish, Georgia|St. James]] | [[St. John Parish, Georgia|St. John]] | [[St. Mary Parish, Georgia|St. Mary]] | [[St. Matthew Parish, Georgia|St. Matthew]] | [[St. Patrick Parish, Georgia|St. Patrick]] | [[St. Paul Parish, Georgia|St. Paul]] | [[St. Philip Parish, Georgia|St. Philip]] | [[St. Thomas Parish, Georgia|St. Thomas]]  
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'''Colonial Parishes:'''&nbsp; [[Christ Church Parish, Georgia|Christ Church]] | [[St. Andrew Parish, Georgia|St. Andrew]] | [[St. David Parish, Georgia|St. David]] | [[St. George Parish, Georgia|St. George]] | [[St. James Parish, Georgia|St. James]] | [[St. John Parish, Georgia|St. John]] | [[St. Mary Parish, Georgia|St. Mary]] | [[St. Matthew Parish, Georgia|St. Matthew]] | [[St. Patrick Parish, Georgia|St. Patrick]] | [[St. Paul Parish, Georgia|St. Paul]] | [[St. Philip Parish, Georgia|St. Philip]] | [[St. Thomas Parish, Georgia|St. Thomas]]
  
=== Major Repositories ===
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== Georgia Migration Routes ==
  
[[Georgia State Archives]]{{·}} [[Georgia Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[Georgia Historical Society]]{{·}} [[Atlanta History Center]]{{·}} [[Atlanta Public Library]]{{·}} [[Salzburger Society]]{{·}} [[National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta)]]{{·}} [[Dallas Public Central Library]]  
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=== Migration Routes  ===
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*[[Atlantic Coast Ports]]
Savannah River{{·}} [[Augusta and Cherokee Trail]]{{·}} [[Augusta-St. Augustine Trail]]{{·}} [[Augusta-Savannah Trail]]{{·}} [[Charleston-Ft. Charlotte Trail]]{{·}} [[Charleston-Savannah Trail]]{{·}} [[Cisca and St. Augustine Trail]] (or Nickajack Trail){{·}} [[Coosa-Tugaloo Indian Warpath]]{{·}} [[Fall Line Road]] (or Southern Road){{·}} [[Federal Horse Path]]{{·}} [[Ft. Charlotte and Cherokee Old Path]]{{·}} [[Fort Moore-Charleston Trail]]{{·}} [[Georgia Road]] (or Federal Road){{·}} [[Great Valley Road]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]]{{·}} [[Lower Cherokee Traders' Path]]{{·}} [[Lower Creek Trading Path]]{{·}} [[Macon and Montgomery Trail]]{{·}} [[Middle Creek Trading Path]]{{·}} [[Occaneechi Path]]{{·}} [[Old Cherokee Path]]{{·}} [[Old Trading Path]]{{·}} [[Savannah-Jacksonville Trail]]{{·}} [[Tugaloo-Apalachee Bay Trail]]{{·}} [[Unicoi Trail]]{{·}} [[Upper Road]]  
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*[[Augusta and Cherokee Trail]]
 
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*[[Augusta-St. Augustine Trail]]
=== Research Tools  ===
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*[[Augusta-Savannah Trail]]
 
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*[[Charleston-Ft. Charlotte Trail]]
*The [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ga/state2/ Georgia GenWeb Project] provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.
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*[[Charleston-Savannah Trail]]
 
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*[[Cisca and St. Augustine Trail]]
'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
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*[[Coosa-Tugaloo Indian Warpath]]
 
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*[[Fall Line Road]]
*[[Georgia Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Georgia, Births and Christeings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Federal Horse Path]]
*[[Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Federal Road]]
*[[Georgia Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Georgia Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Fort Charlotte and Cherokee Old Path]]
*[[Georgia Death Records, 1914-1927 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Georgia Death Records, 1914-1927 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Fort Moore-Charleston Trail]]
*[[Georgia Death Records, 1928-1930 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Georgia Death Records,1928-1930 (FamiySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Georgia Road]]
*[[Georgia Headright and Bounty Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Georgia Headright and Bounty Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Great Valley Road]]
*[[Georgia Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Georgia Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[King's Highway]]
 
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*[[Lower Cherokee Traders' Path]]
=== Did You Know?  ===
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*[[Lower Creek Trading Path]]
 
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*[[Macon and Montgomery Trail]]
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|Civil War]] soldiers from Georgia served in both the Union and the Confederate Armies. Indexes and the compiled military service records are available at the [[Family History Library]] and the [[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives]].
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*[[Middle Creek Trading Path]]
*The [http://www.sos.ga.gov/archives/ Georgia Department of Archives and History] has many volumes of Bible records that have been collected by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
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*[http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/georgia.shtml Georgia Blacksheep Ancestors] has many indexes to help you locate infamous Georgia ancestors.
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*[[Nickajack Trail]]
*[http://atlantahistoricaltidbits.blogspot.com/ Atlanta Historical Tidbits]
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*[[Occaneechi Path]]
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*[[Old Cherokee Path]]
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*[[Old Trading Path]]
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*[[Savannah-Jacksonville Trail]]
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*[[Savannah River]]
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*[[Southern Road]]
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*[[Tugaloo-Apalachee Bay Trail]]
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*[[Unicoi Trail]]
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*[[Upper Road]]  
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[[Image:Georgia flag.png|right|180px|Georgia flag.png]]  
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.<br>
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/33?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Georgia Family History Center locator map]
  
=== Help Wanted  ===
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== Additional Resources ==
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*'''2001-2014''' - {{RecordSearch|2311973|Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ga/ Cyndi's List] - Georgia genealogy sites on the internet
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/geo/ Georgia Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Georgia
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/georgia-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Georgia
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/georgia-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Georgia genealogy research
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*[http://www.raogk.org/georgia-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Georgia
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Georgia.pdf Georgia Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
  
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Guide to Georgia ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

This article is about the U.S. state. For other uses, see Georgia.

Georgia Information

Georgia became the fourth state admitted to the United States in January 2, 1788. Georgia was created from Province of Georgia and is located in the southeast region of the United States.[1] Atlanta is the capital and there are 159 counties in Georgia. [2]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Georgia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Georgia research.

Georgia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Georgia research.

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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

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Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Campbell | Cass | Kinchafoonee | Milton

Colonial Parishes:  Christ Church | St. Andrew | St. David | St. George | St. James | St. John | St. Mary | St. Matthew | St. Patrick | St. Paul | St. Philip | St. Thomas

Georgia Migration Routes

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Georgia" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia (accessed 15 March 2016).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 1 Nov 2016.