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Lumpkin County, Georgia
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Lumpkin County, Georgia Facts

When was Lumpkin County, GA Created?
Lumpkin County was established on December 3, 1832 from Cherokee County, Habersham County, and Hall County. The county was named in honor of Wilson Lumpkin (1783 - 1870), the Governor of Georgia and a U.S. Senator.

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

What counties are adjacent to Lumpkin County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Union County (north), White County ( east), Hall County, Dawson County (west), Fannin County (northwest)

Lumpkin County, GA Vital Records

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

The Lumpkin 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.

Lumpkin County, GA Census Records

What Lumpkin County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Lumpkin 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.

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

Lumpkin County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Lumpkin County Courthouse

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

Lumpkin County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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