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When was Floyd County, GA Created?
Floyd County was established on December 3, 1832 from Cherokee County (portions of Floyd County were used to create Chattooga County (1838), Gordon County (1850), and Polk County (1851). Between 1840 and 1856, the General Assembly transferred land between Chattooga County and Floyd County on ten occasions). The county was named in honor of General John Floyd (1769 - 1839), soldier and a U.S. Congressman.
What counties are adjacent to Floyd County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Walker County (north), Gordon County (norteast), Bartow County (east), Polk County (south), Cherokee County, AL (west), Chattooga County (northwest).
Where can find Floyd County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Floyd 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 Floyd County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Floyd Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Floyd 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.
What Floyd County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Floyd County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Floyd County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Floyd County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Floyd County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Floyd County Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.
What genealogical records can I find in the Floyd County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Floyd County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Georgia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Floyd County, GA?
A list of Floyd County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Floyd County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Floyd County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Floyd 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.