Polk County, Georgia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Polk County Courthouse
PO Box 268
Cedartown, GA 30125-0268
Phone: 770.749.2100 

Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records;
Clerk Superior court has divorce, court and land records from 1852[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Polk County was created 20 December 1851 from Paulding and Floyd Counties.  County seat:  Cedartown [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Polk

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps 

Marriages

  1885-1886 Marriages (from Newspapers)

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), Polk 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).