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County Courthouse

Clinch County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
Clinch County Courthouse
100 Court Square
Homerville, GA 31634
Phone: 912.487.2667

Probate Court has birth and death records 1919,
marriage and probate records from 1867; Clerk
Superior Court has divorce and court records from
from 1867, land records from 1868, voters list from
1890 and old county newspapers from 1895[1]

History

Parent County

1850--Clinch County was created 14 February 1850 from Ware and Lowndes Counties.
County seat:  Homerville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1856 and 1867 -- 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

  • Huxford, Folks. History of Clinch County, Georgia: Revised to Date: Giving the Early History of the County Down to the Present Time (1916), Also Complete Lists of County Officers, Together with Minor Officers and Also Sketches of County Officers' Lives, with Chapters on the Histories of Old Families of Clinch County, Also Other Information as is Historical in Its Nature. Macon, Ga.: J.W. Burke Co., 1916. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

  Wills 1888-1904 (digital images). See Names of Testators. Georgia Pioneers

Taxation

Vital Records 

Marriages

Death
  • 1869-70, 1879-80 - Clinch County, Georgia Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clinch County, Georgia. Page 153 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).

 

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