Fayette County, Georgia Genealogy
Guide to Fayette County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Fayette County, Georgia|
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
|Founded||May 15, 1821|
|Address|| Fayette County Courthouse|
200 Courthouse Square
Fayetteville, GA 30214-2198
Fayette County Website
- 1 Fayette County Georgia Courthouse
- 2 Fayette County Georgia History
- 3 Fayette County Georgia Places/Localities
- 4 Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Resources
- 5 Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries
- 6 Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Websites
- 7 Fayette County Georgia Genealogy References
Fayette County Georgia Courthouse
Probate Court has birth, marriage, death
and probate records; Clerk Superior Court
has divorce, court and land records
Fayette County Georgia History
1821--Fayette County was created 15 May 1821 from Creek Indian Lands.
County seat: Fayetteville 
1983 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
Fayette County Georgia Places/Localities
Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Resources
- Wills 1828-1897 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers
- Wills 1830-1850 (abstracts) Georgia Pioneers
- Mixed Records, inventories, returns, etc. 1837-1845; 1851-1856 Georgia Pioneers
- 1823-1849 - Fayette County Marriage Books A and B Index 1823-1849. Batch M712791 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1849-1881 - Fayette County Marriage Books C and E Index 1849-1881. Batch M712792 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1881-1892 - Fayette County Marriage Book F Index 1881-1892. Batch M712793 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1892-1912 - Fayette County Marriage Books G and H Index 1892-1912. Batch M712794 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1859-60, 1869-70, 1879-80 - Fayette County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).
Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
Fayette County Georgia Genealogy Websites
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Fayette County, Georgia Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Georgia Pioneers Georgia Pioneers
Fayette County Georgia Genealogy References
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fayette County, Georgia. Page 155 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- "Fayette County, Georgia," Wikipedia.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/5/57/Igigeorgiael.pdf.