Burke County, Georgia

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 United States  > Georgia > Burke County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1777--Burke County was created 5 February 1777 from St. George Parish.  County seat: Waynesboro [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1825 and 1856 -- 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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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