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Evans County, Georgia Facts

When was Evans County, GA Created?
Evans County was established on August 11, 1914 from Bulloch County and Tattnall County . The county was named in honor of General Clement Anselm Evans (1832 - 1911), a hero of the War between the States and the commander in chief of the United Confederate Veterans.

What is the County Seat of Evans County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Claxton and in the current county government website is www.evanscountyga.com/.

What counties are adjacent to Evans County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Candler County (northeast), Bulloch County (northeast), Bryan County (east), Liberty County (southeast), Tattnall County (southwest).


Evans County, GA Vital Records

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

The Evans 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.


Evans County, GA Census Records

What Evans County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Evans County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1920, 1930, 1940.

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


Evans County, GA Courthouse and Government Records


Evans County Courthouse

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


Evans County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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