Cartersville Georgia Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Cartersville, Georgia Family History Center serves the Bartow County and Northwest Georgia area. We are in the foothills of the Appalachians, about 45 miles north of Atlanta on I-75. Bartow County is noted for its rich Cherokee Indian and Civil War history.

History of Bartow County and Historical County Maps

Center Location

870 Peeples Valley Road, NE, Cartersville, GA 30121 

Our center is currently under construction and will be open late September or early October 2013

  • Directions
  • Phone:
  • E-mail:
  • Open Hours: TBD
  • Holiday Schedule: TBD

Research Specialty

Families who filed 1906 Eastern Cherokee Applications

Center Resources

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Center Equipment

  • 6 computer stations
  • 1 microfilm reader
  • Multi-function printer with scanner

Links to Local Genealogy Sites

Etowah Valley Historical Society

Bartow County Genealogical Society

Bartow History Museum

Cassville Historical Society

Bartow County Courthouse

Historic Downtown Cartersville County, Georgia 

Georgia Archives

Georgia Virtual Vault

Digital Library of Georgia

Volunteer Opportunities

We always welcome non-member volunteers who are genealogy and family history saavy and interested in helping in our center.