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Butts County, Georgia Facts

When was Butts County, GA Created?
Butts County was established on December 24, 1825 from Henry County and Monroe County. The county was named in honor of Captain Samuel Butts (1777 - 1814), a hero of the Creek War.

What is the County Seat of Butts County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Jackson and in the current county government website is www.buttscounty.org/.

What counties are adjacent to Butts County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Newton County (north), Jasper County (east), Monroe County (south), Lamar County (southwest), Spalding County (west), Henry County


Butts County, GA Vital Records

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

The Butts County Health Department (Phone: 770-504-2230) 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.


Butts County, GA Census Records

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

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


Butts County, GA Courthouse and Government Records


Butts County Courthouse

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


Butts County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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