Mitchell County, Georgia Genealogy

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Mitchell County, Georgia
Map
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Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1857
County Seat Camilla
Courthouse
Address Mitchell County Courthouse
PO Box 187
Camilla, GA 31730
Phone: 912.336.2000 
Mitchell County Website


County Courthouse

Mitchell County Courthouse
PO Box 187
Camilla, GA 31730
Phone: 912.336.2000 

Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1857
and court records from 1847[1]

History

Parent County

1857--Mitchell County was created 21 December 1857 from Baker County. County seat: Camilla [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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 

Marriages

Marriages from newspapers 1885-1886 Georgia Pioneers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

  • Index to Wills and Estates 1868-1917 Georgia Pioneers ($)
  • Digital Images of Mitchell County Wills and Bonds 1868-1917. See names of testators. Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mitchell County, Georgia. Page 158 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).