Baldwin County, Georgia
Genealogy, History & Facts
Baldwin County, Georgia Facts
When was Baldwin County, GA Created?
Baldwin County was established on June 27, 1806 from Creek cessions of 1802 and 1805. (baldwin County lost area to Morgan County, Jones County, Putnam County, and Randolph County and gained land from Hancock County and Washington County).
Baldwin County, GA Vital Records
Where can find Baldwin County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Baldwin 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 Atkinson County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Atkinson Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Baldwin 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.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- USGenweb Archives Georgia Marriage Project
- Georgia, Births and Christenings, 1754-1960
- Marriage Records from Microfilm
- Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944
- Georgia Marriages to 1850
- Georgia Marriages, 1851-1900
- Georgia, Marriages, 1808-1967
- Georgia Death Certificates, 1919-1927
- Georgia Non-Indexed Death Certificates, 1928-1930
- Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927
- Georgia Deaths, 1928-1930
- Georgia, Death Index, 1933-1998
- Georgia Deaths, 1919-98
- Georgia, Deaths Index, 1914-1927
Baldwin County, GA Census Records
Baldwin County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in looking into your Family Tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Baldwin County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Baldwin County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Baldwin County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Baldwin County Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.
Baldwin County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Baldwin County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Baldwin County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Georgia courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Georgia residents.
The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Baldwin County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Georgia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
- Baldwin County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 121 N Wilkinson Street, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
- Phone: (478) 445-4791
- A Look at the History of Baldwin Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- Baldwin County Clerk of Superior Court
- Phone: (478) 445-6324
- Land Records: 1861
- Court Records: 1861
- Baldwin County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: (478) 445-4807
- Marriage Records: 1806
- Probate Records: 1808
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
Baldwin County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Baldwin County, GA?
A list of Baldwin County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- Central Georgia Genealogial Society, Post Office Box 2024, Warner Robins, GA 31099
- Friends of Baldwin County Cemeteries, Inc., 3690 Sussex Dr NE; Milledgeville, GA 31061-9337; (478) 452-9758.
- Georgia’s Antebellum Capitol Society, PO Box 1177 ; Milledgeville , GA 31059-1177 ; (912) 452-3950.
- Old Governor’s Mansion, 120 S Clark St; Milledgeville, GA 31061-3336; James Turner; (478) 445-4545.
- Georgia State Archives – 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260; 678.364.3700
- Georgia Historical Society, 501 Whitaker Street, Savannah, GA 31401
- Georgia Genealogical Society , P.O. Box 54574, Atlanta, Georgia 30308-0575
Where can I connect with other Baldwin County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Baldwin County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Baldwin County
- Baldwin County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Baldwin County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Baldwin 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.