Thomas County, Georgia Genealogy

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Guide to Thomas County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Thomas County, Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Founded December 23, 1825
County Seat Thomasville
Address Thomas County Courthouse
225 N Broad Street
Thomasville, GA 31792
Phone: 229.225.4108 
Thomas County Website

County Courthouse

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Thomas County Courthouse
225 N Broad Street
Thomasville, GA 31792
Phone: 229.225.4108 

County Health Department has birt and death records;
Probate Court has marriage and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records
from 1919 and land records from 1826[1]


Parent County

1825--Thomas County was created 23 December 1825 from Decatur andIrwin Counties. County seat: Thomasville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1849 -- Courthouse damaged by storm.

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


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





First Presbyterian Church, Thomasville

  • 1854-1917 - First Presbyterian Church, Thomasville, Baptism Index 1854-1917. Batch C713831 at FamilySearch - free.[3]



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 ($).



  1885-1886 Marriages (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers





Vital Records

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

  • 1826-1865 - Thomas County Marriage Index 1826-1865. Batch M713821 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1849-1880 - Thomas County Marriage Books E, H, and I Index 1849-1880. Batch M713822 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1868-1874 - Thomas County Marriage Index 1868-1874. Batch M713827 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1879-1885 - Thomas County Marriage Book J Index 1879-1885. Batch M713823 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1885-1889 - Thomas County Marriage Book K Index 1885-1889. Batch M713824 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1889-1895 - Thomas County Marriage Book L Index 1889-1895. Batch M713825 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1895 - Thomas County Marriage Index 1895. Batch M713826 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Thomas County, Georgia. Page 160 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at