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Twiggs County, Georgia
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Twiggs County, Georgia Facts

When was Twiggs County, GA Created?
Twiggs County was established on December 14, 1809 from Wilkinson County (portion of Twiggs County was used to created Bibb County in 1822).

The county was named in honor of General John Twiggs (1750 - 1816), a hero of the Revolutionary War and the Governor of Georgia.

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

What counties are adjacent to Twiggs County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Wilkinson County ( northeast), Laurens County (south), Bleckley County (south), Houston County (southwest), Bibb County (west), Jones County (northwest)

Twiggs County, GA Vital Records

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

The Twiggs 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.

Twiggs County, GA Census Records

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

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

Twiggs County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Twiggs County Courthouse

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

Twiggs County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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