Colquitt County, Georgia Genealogy

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

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Colquitt County, Georgia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Founded February 25, 1856
County Seat Moultrie
Address Colquitt County Courthouse
1220 S Main Street
PO box 517
Moultrie, GA 31768
Phone: 912.891.7400
Colquitt County Website

Colquitt County Georgia Courthouse

Colquitt County Georgia Courthouse.jpg
Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records;
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

Colquitt County Georgia History

Parent County

1856--Colquitt County was created 25 February 1856 from Lowndes and Thomas Counties.
County seat:  Moultrie [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1881 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Colquitt County Georgia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Colquitt County Georgia Genealogy Resources





Local Histories

  • Covington, W. A. History of Colquitt County. Atlanta, Ga.: Foote and Davies Co., 1937. Digital version at Ancestry ($).






Vital Records

  • 1883-1895 - Colquitt County Marriage Books C and D Index 1883-1895. Batch M712562 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1890-1898 - Colquitt County Marriage Books C and D Index 1890-1898. Batch M712563 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1900-1967 - Colquitt County Marriage Book AA Index 1900-1967. Batch M002529 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Colquitt County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Colquitt County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Colquitt County Georgia Genealogy WebSites

Colquitt County Georgia Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Colquitt County, Georgia. Page 153 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at