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McIntosh County, Georgia
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McIntosh County, Georgia Facts

When was McIntosh County, GA Created?
McIntosh County was established on December 19, 1793 from Liberty County. The county was named in honor of General Lachlan McIntosh (1727 - 1806), a hero of the Revolutionary War.

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

What counties are adjacent to McIntosh County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Liberty County (north), Glynn County (south), Wayne County (west), Long County (northwest)

McIntosh County, GA Vital Records

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

The McIntosh 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.

McIntosh County, GA Census Records

What McIntosh County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for McIntosh County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1800 (missing), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

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

McIntosh County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

McIntosh County Courthouse

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

McIntosh County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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