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Long County, Georgia
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Long County, Georgia Facts

When was Long County, GA Created?
Long County was established on August 14, 1920 from Liberty County. The county was named in honor of Dr. Crawford Williamson Long (1815 - 78), in 1842 the first man to use diethyl ether as an anesthetic for dental surgery.

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

What counties are adjacent to Long County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Liberty County (northeast), McIntosh County (southwest), Wayne County (southwest), Tattnall County (northwest)

Long County, GA Vital Records

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

The Long 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.

Long County, GA Census Records

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

Long County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Long County Courthouse

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

Long County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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