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Carroll County, Georgia
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Carroll County, Georgia Facts

When was Carroll County, GA Created?
Carroll County was established on June 9, 1825 from lands ceded by the Creek Indians in 1825 in the Treaty of Indian Springs. (Carroll County was used to create Campbell County (1828), Heard County (1830), Haralson County (1856), and Douglas County (1870) ). The county was named in honor of Charles Carroll (1737 - 1832), the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence.

What is the County Seat of Carroll County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Carrollton and in the current county government website is www.carrollcountyga.com/.

What counties are adjacent to Carroll County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Paulding County (north), Douglas County (east), Fulton County (east), Coweta County, Heard County (south), Randolph County, AL (southwest), Cleburne County, AL (west), Haralson County (northwest)


Carroll County, GA Vital Records

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

The Carroll 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.


Carroll County, GA Census Records

What Carroll County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Carroll 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.

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


Carroll County, GA Courthouse and Government Records


Carroll County Courthouse

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


Carroll County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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