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County Courthouse

Pickens County Courthouse
52 North Main Street
Jasper, GA 30143
Phone: 706.692.2014

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, burial,
and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, court and land records from 1854[1]


Parent County

1853--Pickens County was created 5 December 1853 from Cherokee and Gilmer Counties. County seat:  Jasper [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1947 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





  Divorces 1885-1886 (from newspapers) Georgia Pioneers


Local Histories

  • Tate, Luke E. History of Pickens County. Atlanta, Ga.: Press of W.W. Brown Pub. Co., c1935. Digital version at Ancestry ($).





  1.  Index to Will Book A, 1854-1887 Georgia Pioneers

  2.  Index to Will Book B, 1887-1935 Georgia Pioneers

  3.  Index to Inventories, Appraisements, Estates, Book A, 1854-1880 Georgia Pioneers

  4.  Wills, 1854-1887 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers


Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pickens County, Georgia. Page 159 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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