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Miller County, Georgia
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Miller County, Georgia Facts

When was Miller County, GA Created?
Miller County was established on February 26, 1856 from Baker County and Early County. The county was named in honor of Andrew Jackson Miller (1806 - 56), president of the Medical College of Georgia.

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

What counties are adjacent to Miller County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Baker County (northeast), Decatur County (southwest), Seminole County (southwest), Early County (northwest)

Miller County, GA Vital Records

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

The Miller 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.

Miller County, GA Census Records

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

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

Miller County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Miller County Courthouse

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

Miller County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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