Polk County, Georgia Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Polk.htm Polk County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 268<br> Cedartown, GA 30125-0268<br> Phone: 770.749.2100&nbsp;<br><br>Probate&nbsp;Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior&nbsp;court has divorce, court and&nbsp;land records&nbsp;from 1852<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Polk County, Georgia. Page 159 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/GA_Polk.htm Polk County Courthouse]<br> PO Box 268<br> Cedartown, GA 30125-0268<br> Phone: 770.749.2100&nbsp;<br><br>Probate&nbsp;Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records; <br>Clerk Superior&nbsp;court has divorce, court and&nbsp;land records&nbsp;from 1852<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Polk County, Georgia. Page 159 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=14636 Northview Cemetery, Cedartown] BillionGraves
 
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&nbsp; 1885-1886 Marriages (from Newspapers)
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*Wills, 1848-1911 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypolk.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Wills, 1848-1911 (digital images) [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypolk.html Georgia Pioneers]  
*Index to Will Book A, 1848-1936 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypolk.html Georgia Pioneers][http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypolk.html Georgia Pioneers]
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*Index to Will Book A, 1848-1936 [http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypolk.html Georgia Pioneers][http://www.georgiapioneers.com/counties/countypolk.html Georgia Pioneers]  
 
*Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers 1860-1893
 
*Index to Annual Returns and Vouchers 1860-1893
  

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Contents

County Courthouse

Polk County Courthouse
PO Box 268
Cedartown, GA 30125-0268
Phone: 770.749.2100 

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records;
Clerk Superior court has divorce, court and land records from 1852[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Polk County was created 20 December 1851 from Paulding and Floyd Counties.  County seat:  Cedartown [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Polk

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

  1885-1886 Marriages (from Newspapers)

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Polk 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).