Colquitt County, Georgia Genealogy

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Template:Georgia-stubUnited States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Georgia  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  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

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

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).