Newton County, Georgia Genealogy

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Guide to Newton County Georgia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Newton County, Georgia
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Georgia
Location of Georgia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 24, 1821
County Seat Covington
Courthouse
Address Newton County Courthouse
113 Usher Street
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: 770.784.2000 
Newton County Website


County Courthouse

Newton County Courthouse
113 Usher Street
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: 770.784.2000 

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, court and
land records from 1822 and miltiary records
from 1917[1]

History

Parent County

1821--Newton County was created  24 December 1821 from Henry, Jasper and Walton Counties.
County seat: Covington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1883 -- 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

Genealogy

  • G. H. P. Noah Phillips of Newton County, GA. and Litchfield, Conn. His Ancestors and Descendants. Covington, Georgia. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

1885-1886 Marriages from newspapers Georgia Pioneers

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Newton County, Georgia. Page 159 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).
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