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Toombs County, Georgia
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Toombs County, Georgia Facts

When was Toombs County, GA Created?
Toombs County was established on August 18, 1905 from Emanuel County, Tattnall County, and Montgomery County. The county was named in honor of General Robert Toombs (1810 - 85), a U.S. Senator and the Confederate States Secretary of State.

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

What counties are adjacent to Toombs County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Emanuel County (north), Tattnall County (east), Appling County (south), Jeff Davis County (southwest), Montgomery County (west).

Toombs County, GA Vital Records

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

The Toombs 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.

Toombs County, GA Census Records

What Toombs County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Toombs County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1910, 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

Toombs County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Toombs County Courthouse

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

Toombs County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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