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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1858'''--Clayton County was created 30 November 1858 from[[Fayette_County,_Georgia|Fayette]] and [[Henry_County,_Georgia|Henry]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Jonesboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858'''--Clayton County was created 30 November 1858 from[[Fayette County, Georgia|Fayette]] and [[Henry County, Georgia|Henry]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Jonesboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[DeKalb_County,_Georgia|DeKalb]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Georgia|DeKalb]]  
*[[Fayette_County,_Georgia|Fayette]]
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*[[Fayette County, Georgia|Fayette]]  
*[[Fulton_County,_Georgia|Fulton]]
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*[[Fulton County, Georgia|Fulton]]  
*[[Henry_County,_Georgia|Henry]]
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*[[Henry County, Georgia|Henry]]  
*[[Spalding_County,_Georgia|Spalding]]
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*[[Spalding County, Georgia|Spalding]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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Revision as of 23:44, 25 August 2010

Template:Georgia-stub United States  > Georgia > Clayton County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1858--Clayton County was created 30 November 1858 fromFayette and Henry Counties.  County seat:  Jonesboro [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864 -- 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).