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Ben Hill County, Georgia
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Ben Hill County, Georgia Facts
When was Ben Hill County, GA Created?
Ben Hill County was established on July 31, 1906 from Irwin County and Wilcox County.
What is the County Seat of Ben Hill County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Fitzgerald and in the current county government website is www.benhillcounty.com/.
What counties are adjacent to Ben Hill County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Wilcox County, Telfair County, Coffee County, Irwin County, Turner County.
Ben Hill County, GA Vital Records
Where can find Ben Hill County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Ben Hill 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 Ben Hill County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Ben Hill Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Ben Hill 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
Ben Hill County, GA Census Records
What Ben Hill County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Ben Hill County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1910, 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
Ben Hill County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Ben Hill County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Ben Hill 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 Ben Hill 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.
- Ben Hill County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 402 A East Pine Street, Fitzgerald, Georgia, 31750
- Phone: (229) 426-5100
- A Look at the History of Ben Hill Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- Ben Hill County Clerk of Superior Court
- Address: 115 S Sheridan St, Fitzgerald, GA 31750
- Phone: (229) 426-5135
- Land Records: 1906
- Court Records: 1906
- Ben Hill County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: (229) 426-5137
- Marriage Records: 1906
- Probate Records: 1906
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
Ben Hill County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Ben Hill County, GA?
A list of Ben Hill County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 4672, Albany, GA 31706
- 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 Ben Hill County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Ben Hill County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Ben Hill County
- Ben Hill County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Ben Hill County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Ben Hill 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.
Facts for Ben Hill Co. GA Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Georgia Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Georgia historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Georgia (1752 – 1997) (genealogybank.com)
- Ben Hill County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- Ben Hill County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Ben Hill County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Ben Hill Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- Ben Hill Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- Ben Hill County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- Ben Hill County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Ben Hill County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Ben Hill Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Ben Hill Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Ben Hill County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Ben Hill County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- Ben Hill County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for Ben Hill Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Ben Hill Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- Ben Hill County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- Ben Hill County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Ben Hill County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Ben Hill Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- Ben Hill County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- Ben Hill County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – Ben Hill (cyndislist.com)
- Ben Hill County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- Ben Hill Co. GAGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Ben Hill County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- Ben Hill County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Ben Hill Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for Ben Hill Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- Ben Hill County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of Ben Hill County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 Ben Hill County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for Ben Hill Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- Ben Hill County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)