Richmond County, Georgia Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Richmond County Courthouse
530 Green Street
Augusta, GA 30911-0001
Phone: 760.821.2460 

Clerk Superior Court has land records from 1778
and court records; Probate Court has marriage
and probate records[1]


Parent County

1777--Richmond County was created 5 February 1777 from St. Paul Parish. County seat:  Augusta [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



Richmond County, Georgia Lists at Find a Grave


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Augusta


  Teachers Employed from 1873 to 1881 in Richmond County Georgia Pioneers


Local Histories

  • Augusta. Augusta, Ga.: Tidwell Print. Supply Co., 1938. Digital version at Ancestry ($). See also Ancestry ($).
  • Clark, Walter A. A Lost Arcadia, or, The Story of My Old Community. Augusta, Ga.: Chronicle Job Print., 1909. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Dellquest, Augustus Wilfrid. Historic Augusta: A Brief Description of the Monuments and Places of Historical Interest in and around Augusta, Ga. Augusta, Ga.: A.W. Dellquest Book Co., 1917. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Jones, Charles Colcock. Memorial History of Augusta, Georgia: From Its Settlement in 1735 to the Close of the Eighteenth Century. Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & Co., 1890. Digital version at Ancestry ($).



  1885-1886 Marriages from old Newspapers Georgia Pioneers


Early migration routes to and from Richmond County for European settlers included:[3]





Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Richmond 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).
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002) WorldCat entry., and William E. Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). (FHL Book 970.1 M992i) WorldCat entry.