Charlton County, Georgia Genealogy

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Guide to Charlton County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Charlton County, Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Founded February 18, 1854
County Seat Folkston
Address Charlton County Courthouse
100 Third Street
Folkston, GA 31537
Phone: 912.496.2549
Charlton County Website

Charlton County Georgia Courthouse

Probate Judge has birth, marriage, death, burial
and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has
divorce, court and land  records from 1877[1]

Charlton County Georgia History

Parent County

1854--Charlton County was created 18 February 1854 fromCamden County.  County seat:  Folkston [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1877 and February 19, 1928 - Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Charlton County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Charlton County Georgia Genealogy Resources




  Bonds of City Officials 1877-1891 Georgia Pioneers


  Index of Homesteads 1899-1912 Georgia Pioneers

Local Histories

  • McQueen, Alex. S. History of Charlton County. Atlanta, Ga.: Stein Print. Co., c1932. Digital version at Ancestry ($).





  Index to Letters of Administration and Guardianship 1879-1889 Georgia Pioneers

  Index to letters of Administration 1884-1892 Georgia Pioneers

  Index to Will Book A 1868-1911 Georgia Pioneers

  Index to Will Book R 1912-1960 Georgia Pioneers

  Wills 1868-1912 (digital images) Georgia Pioneers


Vital Records

  • 1859-60, 1869-70 - Charlton County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Charlton County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Charlton County Georgia Genealogy Websites 

  Georgia Pioneers Georgia Pioneers

Charlton County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Charlton County, Georgia. Page 152 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).