Harris County, Georgia Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
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| state = Georgia
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| founded year = 1827
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| seat = Hamilton
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| building address = Harris County Courthouse<br>PO Box 528<br>Hamilton, GA 31811-0528<br>Phone: 706.628.4944<br>[http://harriscountyga.gov/ '''Harris County Website'''] }}
  
[http://harriscountyga.gov/ Harris County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 528 <br>Hamilton, GA 31811-0528 <br>Phone: 706.628.4944
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== County Courthouse ==
  
 
Probate Court has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has land records from 1827, <br>divorce and court records from 1927; County Health <br>Department has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harris County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Court has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior Court has land records from 1827, <br>divorce and court records from 1927; County Health <br>Department has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harris County, Georgia. Page 156 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  

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Harris County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 14, 1827
County Seat Hamilton
Courthouse
Address Harris County Courthouse
PO Box 528
Hamilton, GA 31811-0528
Phone: 706.628.4944
Harris County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Probate Court has marriage and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has land records from 1827,
divorce and court records from 1927; County Health
Department has birth and death records[1]

History

Parent County

1827--Harris County was created 14 December 1827 from Muscogee and Troup Counties.
County seat: Hamilton[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865 -- Fire set by Federal Troops, but quickly extinguished.

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 

Marriages

  • Index to Harris County Marriages 1828-1860
  • Index to Harris County Marriages 1859-1872 Georgia Pioneers
Death
  • 1869-70, 1879-80 - Harris County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).
  • 1879-80 - Hamilton Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).


Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harris County, Georgia. Page 156 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).