Douglas County, Georgia Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Douglas County Courthouse
8700 Hospital Drive
Douglasville, GA 30134-4501
Phone: 770.920.7252

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court,
and land records from 1870[1]

History

Parent County

1870--Douglas County was created 17 October 1870 from Campbell and Carroll Counties.
County seat:  Douglasville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1896 and 1957 -- 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

Marriages

  • 1885-1886 (from old newspapers)

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1879-80 - Douglas County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers 

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Douglas County, Georgia. Page 154 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).