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Hart County, Georgia
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Hart County, Georgia Facts

When was Hart County, GA Created?
Hart County was established on December 7, 1853 from Elbert County and Franklin County. The county was named in honor of Nancy Morgan Hart (1735 - 1830), a heroine of the Revolutionary War.

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

What counties are adjacent to Hart County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Oconee County, SC (north), Anderson County, SC (northeast), Elbert County (south), Madison County (southwest), Franklin County (west).

Hart County, GA Vital Records

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

The Hart 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.

Hart County, GA Census Records

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

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

Hart County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Hart County Courthouse

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

Hart County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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