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When was Wilcox County, GA Created?
Wilcox County was established on December 22, 1857 from Dooly County, Irwin County, and Pulaski County (portions of Wilcox County were used to create Turner County in 1905 and Ben Hill County in 1906).
The county was named in honor of General Mark Wilcox (1800 - 50), a noted soldier and state legislator.
What is the County Seat of Wilcox County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Abbeville and in the current county government website is ?.
What counties are adjacent to Wilcox County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Pulaski County (north), Dodge County (east), Telfair County (east), Ben Hill County (south), Turner County (southwest), Crisp County (west), Dooly County (northwest).
Where can find Wilcox County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Wilcox 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 Wilcox County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Wilcox Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Wilcox 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.
What Wilcox County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Wilcox 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.
Wilcox County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1860. Wilcox County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Wilcox County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Wilcox County Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.
What genealogical records can I find in the Wilcox County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Wilcox County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Georgia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Wilcox County, GA?
A list of Wilcox County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Wilcox County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Wilcox County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Wilcox 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.