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Revision as of 23:08, 9 January 2012

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

  • History of Lowndes County, Georgia, 1825-1941. Valdosta, Ga.: General James Jackson Chapter, D.A.R., 1942?. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. &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).