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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1856'''--Colquitt County was created 25 February 1856&nbsp;from [[Lowndes_County,_Georgia|Lowndes ]]and [[Thomas_County,_Georgia|Thomas ]]Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Moultrie <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1856'''--Colquitt County was created 25 February 1856&nbsp;from [[Lowndes County, Georgia|Lowndes and]] [[Thomas County, Georgia|Thomas ]]Counties.&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;Moultrie <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  ====
  
*[[Brooks_County,_Georgia|Brooks]]
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*[[Brooks County, Georgia|Brooks]]  
*[[Cook_County,_Georgia|Cook]]
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*[[Cook County, Georgia|Cook]]  
*[[Mitchell_County,_Georgia|Mitchell]]
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*[[Mitchell County, Georgia|Mitchell]]  
*[[Thomas_County,_Georgia|Thomas]]
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*[[Thomas County, Georgia|Thomas]]  
*[[Tift_County,_Georgia|Tift]]
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*[[Tift County, Georgia|Tift]]  
*[[Worth_County,_Georgia|Worth]]
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*[[Worth County, Georgia|Worth]]
  
 
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== Resources  ==
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Revision as of 04:33, 26 August 2010

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

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1856--Colquitt County was created 25 February 1856 from Lowndes and Thomas Counties. County seat:  Moultrie [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1881 -- 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).