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Chattooga 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
Chattooga County, Georgia Facts
When was Chattooga County, GA Created?
Chattooga County was established on December 28, 1838 from Floyd and Walker.
What is the County Seat of Chattooga County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Summerville and in the current county government website is www.chattoogacountyga.com/.
What counties are adjacent to Chattooga County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Walker County, Floyd County, Cherokee County, AL, DeKalb County, AL.
Chattooga County, GA Vital Records
Where can find Chattooga County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Chattooga 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 Chattooga County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Chattooga Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Chattooga 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
Chattooga County, GA Census Records
What Chattooga County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Chattooga County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Chattooga County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Chattooga County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Chattooga County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Chattooga 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
Chattooga County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Chattooga County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Chattooga 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 Chattooga 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.
- Chattooga County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: ?
- Phone: (706) 857-0700
- A Look at the History of Chattooga Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- Chattooga County Clerk of Superior Court
- Address: 10035 Commerce Street, Summerville, GA 30747
- Phone: 706-857-0706
- Land Records: 1839
- Court Records: 1839
- Chattooga County Clerk of Probate Court
- Address: 10035 Commerce Street, Post Office Box 467, Summerville, GA 30747
- Phone: 706-857-0709
- Marriage Records: 1839
- Probate Records: 1839
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
Chattooga County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Chattooga County, GA?
A list of Chattooga County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- Chattooga County Historical Society, 200 S. Commerce St, Summerville 30747
- Northwest Georgia Historical & Genealogical Society
- 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 Chattooga County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Chattooga County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Chattooga County
- Chattooga County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Chattooga County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Chattooga 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 Chattooga 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)
- Chattooga County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- Chattooga County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Chattooga County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Chattooga Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- Chattooga Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- Chattooga County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- Chattooga County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Chattooga County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Chattooga Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Chattooga Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Chattooga County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Chattooga County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- Chattooga County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for Chattooga Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Chattooga Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- Chattooga County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- Chattooga County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Chattooga County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Chattooga Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- Chattooga County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- Chattooga County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – Chattooga (cyndislist.com)
- Chattooga County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- Chattooga Co. GAGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Chattooga County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- Chattooga County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Chattooga Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for Chattooga Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- Chattooga County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of Chattooga County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 Chattooga County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for Chattooga Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- Chattooga County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)