Echols County, Georgia Genealogy

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Echols County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 13, 1858
County Seat Statenville
Courthouse
Address Echols County Courthouse
PO Box 190
Statenville, GA 31648-0190
Phone: 229.559.5642
Echols County Website


County Courthouse

Echols County Georgia Courthouse.jpg

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1858--Echols County was created 13 December 1858 from Clinch and Lowndes Counties.
County seat: Statenville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1897 -- 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

Marriages

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Echols 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), Echols 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).