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Bibb County, Georgia Facts

When was Bibb County, GA Created?
Bibb County was established on December 9, 1852 from Jones County, Monroe County, Twiggs and Houston County. The county was named in honor of Dr. William Wyatt Bibb (1780 - 1820), the first Governor of Alabama and a U.S. Senator.

What is the County Seat of Bibb County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Macon and in the current county government website is www.co.bibb.ga.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Bibb County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Jones County ( northeast), Twiggs County ( east), Houston County (south), Peach County (southwest), Crawford County (southwest), Monroe County (northwest)


Bibb County, GA Vital Records

Where can find Bibb County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Bibb 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 Bibb County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Bibb Co. Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDivorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.

The Bibb 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.


Bibb County, GA Census Records

What Bibb County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Bibb County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Bibb County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1860. Bibb County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bibb County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bibb County Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.

You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Georgia Census Records Research Guide


Bibb County, GA Courthouse and Government Records


Bibb County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Bibb County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Bibb County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Georgia Corthouse Records Research Guide


Bibb County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Bibb County, GA?
A list of Bibb County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Bibb County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Bibb County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Bibb 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.

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