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Webster County, Georgia Facts

When was Webster County, GA Created?
Webster County was established on December 16, 1853 from Stewart County. The county was named in honor of Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852), U.S. Secretary of State, supported Henry Clay's Compromise of 1850.

What is the County Seat of Webster County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Preston and in the current county government website is www.webstercountyga.org/

What counties are adjacent to Webster County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Marion County (north), Sumter County (east), Terrell County (south), Randolph County (southwest), Stewart County (west)


Webster County, GA Vital Records

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

The Webster 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.


Webster County, GA Census Records

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

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


Webster County, GA Courthouse and Government Records


Webster County Courthouse

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


Webster County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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