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Bibb 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
Bibb County, Georgia Facts
When was Bibb County, GA Created?
Bibb County was established on December 9, 1852 from Jones County, Monroe County, Twiggs and Houston County.
What is the County Seat of Bibb County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Macon and in the current county government website is www.co.bibb.ga.us/.
What counties are adjacent to Bibb County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Jones County ( northeast), Twiggs County ( east), Houston County, Peach County, Crawford County, Monroe County
Bibb County, GA Vital Records
Where can find Bibb County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Bibb 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 Bibb County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Bibb Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Bibb 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
Bibb County, GA Census Records
What Bibb County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Bibb 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.
Bibb County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1860. Bibb County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bibb County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bibb 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
Bibb County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Bibb County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Bibb 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 Bibb 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.
- Bibb County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 601 Mulberry Street, Macon, Georgia, 31201
- Phone: (478) 749-6400
- A Look at the History of Bibb Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- Bibb County Clerk of Superior Court
- Phone: (478) 621-6527
- Land Records: 1823
- Court Records: 1823
- Bibb County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: (478) 621-6494
- Marriage Records: 1823
- Probate Records: 1823
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
Bibb County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Bibb County, GA?
A list of Bibb 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
- Historic Macon Foundation, PO Box 13358; Macon, GA 31208-3358
- 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 Bibb County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Bibb County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Bibb County
- Bibb County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Bibb County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Bibb 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 Bibb 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)
- Bibb County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- Bibb County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Bibb County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Bibb Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- Bibb Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- Bibb County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- Bibb County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Bibb County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Bibb Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Bibb Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Bibb County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Bibb County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- Bibb County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for Bibb Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Bibb Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- Bibb County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- Macon and Central Georgia, Historical Record (search.ancestry.com)
- The history of Christ Church Parish, Macon, Georgia (search.ancestry.com)
- Bibb County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Bibb County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Bibb Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- Bibb County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- Bibb County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – Bibb (cyndislist.com)
- Bibb County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- Bibb Co. GAGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Bibb County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- Bibb County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Bibb Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for Bibb Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- Bibb County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of Bibb County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 Bibb County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for Bibb Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- Bibb County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)