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'''1825'''--Lowndes County was created 23 Dec 1825&nbsp;from[[Irwin County, Georgia|Irwin]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Franklinville was county seat until 1837, when Valdosta became the county seat. Valdosta was originally named Troupville. <ref>&lt;I&gt;The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America&lt;/I&gt;,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1825'''--Lowndes County was created 23 Dec 1825&nbsp;from[[Irwin County, Georgia|Irwin]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Franklinville was county seat until 1837, when Valdosta became the county seat. Valdosta was originally named Troupville. <ref>&amp;lt;I&amp;gt;The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America&amp;lt;/I&amp;gt;,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 04:49, 27 August 2010

Template:Georgia-stubUnited States  > Georgia > Lowndes County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1825--Lowndes County was created 23 Dec 1825 fromIrwin County.
County seat: Franklinville was county seat until 1837, when Valdosta became the county seat. Valdosta was originally named Troupville. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1858 and 1869 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

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

References

  1. &lt;I&gt;The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America&lt;/I&gt;,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).