Thomas County, Georgia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Thomas County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
 Thomas County; 225 N Broad St; Thomasville, GA 31792; Ph. 229.225.4108 Details: (co Hlth Dept has b & d rec; Pro Ct has m & pro rec; Clk Sup ct has div & ct rec from 1919 & land rec from 1826)

History

Parent County

1825--Thomas County was created 23 December 1825 from Decatur andIrwin Counties. County seat: Thomasville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1849 -- Courthouse damaged by storm.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • MacIntyre, W. Irwin. History of Thomas County, Georgia: From the Time of DeSoto to the Civil War. Thomasville, Ga.: 1923. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps 

Marriages

  1885-1886 Marriages (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Thomas County Health Department, Vital Records, P.O. Box 148, Thomasville, GA 31799-0148, Phone: (229) 226-4241 

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).