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Wheeler County, Georgia Facts

When was Wheeler County, GA Created?
Wheeler County was established on August 14, 1912 from Montgomery County. The county was named in honor of General Joseph Wheeler (1836 - 1906), a U.S. Congressman and a hero of the War Between the States and the Spanish-American War.

What is the County Seat of Wheeler County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Alamo and in the current county government website is www.wheelercounty.org/.

What counties are adjacent to Wheeler County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Treutlen County (north), Montgomery County (east), Jeff Davis County, Telfair County (southwest), Dodge County (west), Laurens County (northwest)


Wheeler County, GA Vital Records

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

The Wheeler 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.


Wheeler County, GA Census Records

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


Wheeler County, GA Courthouse and Government Records


Wheeler County Courthouse

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


Wheeler County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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