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Early County, Georgia
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Early County, Georgia Facts

When was Early County, GA Created?
Early County was established on December 15, 1818 from Creek Cession of 1814 (portions of Early County's boundaries were used to create Decatur (1823), Baker (1825), Clay (1854), Calhoun (1854), and Miller (1856)). The county was named in honor of Peter Early (1773 - 1817), the tenth governor of Georgia.

What is the County Seat of Early County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Blakely and in the current county government website is ?.

What counties are adjacent to Early County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Clay County (north), Calhoun County ( northeast), Baker County (east), Miller County (southeast), Seminole County (south), Houston County, AL (southwest), Henry County, AL (west)

Early County, GA Vital Records

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

The Early 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.

Early County, GA Census Records

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

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

Early County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Early County Courthouse

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

Early County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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