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Brantley County, Georgia
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Brantley County, Georgia Facts

When was Brantley County, GA Created?
Brantley County was established on August 14, 1920 from Charlton, Pierce and Wayne. The county was named in honor of William Gordon Brantley (1860 - 1934), U.S. Congressman.

What is the County Seat of Brantley County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Nahunta and in the current county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Brantley County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Wayne County (northeast), Glynn County ( east), Camden County, Charlton County (southwest), Ware County (west), Pierce County (northwest).

Brantley County, GA Vital Records

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

The Brantley 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.

Brantley County, GA Census Records

What Brantley County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Brantley County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1920, 1930, 1940.

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

Brantley County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Brantley County Courthouse

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

Brantley County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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