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Jeff Davis County, Georgia Facts

When was Jeff Davis County, GA Created?
Jeff Davis County was established on August 18, 1905 from Appling County and Coffee County. The county was named in honor of Jefferson Davis (1808 - 89), the first and only President of the Confederate States of America.

What is the County Seat of Jeff Davis County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Hazlehurst and in the current county government website is www.hazlehurst-jeffdavis.com/.

What counties are adjacent to Jeff Davis County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Wheeler County (north), Montgomery County (north-northeast), Toombs County (northeast), Appling County (east), Bacon County (southwest), Coffee County (southwest), Telfair County (northwest).


Jeff Davis County, GA Vital Records

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

The Jeff Davis 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.


Jeff Davis County, GA Census Records

What Jeff Davis County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Jeff Davis 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


Jeff Davis County, GA Courthouse and Government Records


Jeff Davis County Courthouse

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


Jeff Davis County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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