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Crawford County, Georgia
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Crawford County, Georgia Facts

When was Crawford County, GA Created?
Crawford County was established on December 9, 1822 from Houston County. The county was named in honor of William Harris Crawford (1772 - 1834), a U.S. Senator, an ambassador to France, and the Secretary of the Treasury.

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

What counties are adjacent to Crawford County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Monroe County (north), Bibb County (east), Peach County (east), Houston County, Taylor County (southwest), Macon County (south), Upson County (northwest)

Crawford County, GA Vital Records

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

The Crawford 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.

Crawford County, GA Census Records

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

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

Crawford County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Crawford County Courthouse

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

Crawford County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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