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Crisp County, Georgia
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Crisp County, Georgia Facts

When was Crisp County, GA Created?
Crisp County was established on August 17, 1905 from Dooly County. The county was named in honor of Charles Frederick Crisp (1845 - 96), Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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

What counties are adjacent to Crisp County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Dooly County (north), Wilcox County ( east), Turner County (southeast), Worth County (southwest), Lee County (southwest), Sumter County (west-northwest)

Crisp County, GA Vital Records

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

The Crisp 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.

Crisp County, GA Census Records

What Crisp County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Crisp County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1910, 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

Crisp County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Crisp County Courthouse

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

Crisp County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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