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Butts 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
Butts County, Georgia Facts
When was Butts County, GA Created?
Butts County was established on December 24, 1825 from Henry County and Monroe County.
What is the County Seat of Butts County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Jackson and in the current county government website is www.buttscounty.org/.
What counties are adjacent to Butts County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Newton County, Jasper County, Monroe County, Lamar County, Spalding County, Henry County
Butts County, GA Vital Records
Where can find Butts County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Butts 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 Butts County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Butts Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Butts County Health Department (Phone: 770-504-2230) 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
Butts County, GA Census Records
What Butts County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Butts County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Butts County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Butts County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Butts County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Butts 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
Butts County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Butts County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Butts 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 Butts 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.
- Butts County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 25 Third Street, Jackson, Georgia, 30233
- Phone: (770) 775-8200
- A Look at the History of Butts Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- Butts County Clerk of Superior Court
- Phone: 770-775-8215
- Land Records: 1825
- Court Records: 1826
- Butts County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: 770-775-8204
- Marriage Records: 1826
- Probate Records: 1826
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
Butts County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Butts County, GA?
A list of Butts County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- Butts County Genealogy Society, P.O.Box 1297, Jackson, Georgia 30233
- East Georgia Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 117, Winder, GA 30680
- 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 Butts County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Butts County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Butts County
- Butts County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Butts County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Butts 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 Butts 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)
- Butts County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- Butts County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Butts County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Butts Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- Butts Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- Butts County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- Butts County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Butts County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Butts Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Butts Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Butts County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Butts County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- Butts County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for Butts Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Butts Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- Butts County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- Butts County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Butts County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Butts Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- Butts County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- Butts County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – Butts (cyndislist.com)
- Butts County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- Butts Co. GAGenweb (genealogyvillage.com)
- Butts County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- Butts County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Butts Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for Butts Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- Butts County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of Butts County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 Butts County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for Butts Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- Butts County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)