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When was Atkinson County, GA Created?
Atkinson County was established on August 15, 1917 from Coffee County and Clinch County. The county was named in honor of William Yates Atkinson (1854 - 99), governor of Georgia (1894 - 98) and speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives.
Where can find Atkinson County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Atkinson County vital records can be found at the Georgia Department of Health which has copies for copies of birth and death records since Jan 1919, copies of marriage since June 9, 1952 to 1996 and a Divorce records index since June 9, 1952. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Georgia for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Atkinson County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Atkinson Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Atkinson County Health Department can issue Birth, Marriage and Death certificates while you wait. Contact the Clerk of Superior Court for Divorce Records and the Probate Judge for Marriage Records.
What Atkinson County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Atkinson County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1920, 1930, 1940.
What genealogical records can I find in the Atkinson County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Atkinson County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Georgia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Atkinson County, GA?
A list of Atkinson County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Atkinson County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Atkinson County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Atkinson County. These links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is basically a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another.