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Mitchell County, Georgia Facts

When was Mitchell County, GA Created?
Mitchell County was established on December 21, 1857 from Baker County. The county was named in honor of Gen. Henry Mitchell (1760 - 1839), a hero of the Revolutionary War.

What is the County Seat of Mitchell County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Camilla and in the current county government website is www.mitchellcountyga.net/

What counties are adjacent to Mitchell County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Dougherty County (north), Worth County (northeast), Colquitt County (east), Thomas County (south), Grady County (south), Decatur County (southwest), Baker County (west)


Mitchell County, GA Vital Records

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

The Mitchell 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.


Mitchell County, GA Census Records

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

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


Mitchell County, GA Courthouse and Government Records


Mitchell County Courthouse

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


Mitchell County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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