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Bulloch County, Georgia
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Bulloch County, Georgia Facts

When was Bulloch County, GA Created?
Bulloch County was established on February 8, 1796 from Bryan County and Screven County  (Portions of Bulloch County were used to create Jenkins County (1905), Candler County (1914), and Evans County (1914) ). The county was named in honor of Archibald Bulloch (1729 - 77), Revolutionary War soldier, Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, and acting governor of Georgia (1775 - 77).

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

What counties are adjacent to Bulloch County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Screven County (north), Effingham County (east), Bryan County, Evans County (southwest), Candler County (west), Emanuel County (northwest), Jenkins County (north-northwest).

Bulloch County, GA Vital Records

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

The Bulloch 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.

Bulloch County, GA Census Records

What Bulloch County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Bulloch County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790 (missing), 1800 (missing), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Bulloch County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Bulloch County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bulloch County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bulloch 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

Bulloch County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Bulloch County Courthouse

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

Bulloch County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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