Meriwether County, Georgia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1827--Meriwether County was created 14 December 1827 from Troup County.  County seat:  Greenville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

March 3, 1893 -- Courthouse damaged by cyclone

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

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Hill, Ella Godwin. The History of Warm Springs, Georgia. Chastain, Ark.: Hillcroft Press, c1934. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Civil War

Confederate regiments from this county include:

-2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry

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).