Liberty County, Georgia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Liberty County Courthouse
Courthouse Square; PO Box 829
Hinesville, GA 31313-3240
Phone: 912.876.2164 

Probate Judge has marriage and probate records from late 1700’s,
birth records from 1919 and death records from 1927; Clerk of Court
has divorce, court and land records from 1756; some early records lost[1]


Parent County

1777--Liberty County was created 5 February 1777 from St. Andrew, St. James and St. John Parishes.
County seat:  Hinesville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




  • Midway Congregational Church Records, Liberty County, Georgia. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Stacy, James. History of the Midway Congregational Church, Liberty County, Georgia. 1951. Digital version at Ancestry ($).


  • 1870 Residents, physical descriptions of Persons (digital images) Georgia Pioneers


Local Histories

  • Taylors Creek: Story of the Community and Her People Through 200 years. Pearson, Ga.: Press of the Atkinson County Citizen, 1963. Digital version at Ancestry ($).






Vital Records

  • 1785-1895 - Owen, Clint. Liberty County, Georgia Marriages, 1785-1895 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1998. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Liberty County, Georgia. Page 157 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).