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Coweta County, Georgia
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Coweta County, Georgia Facts

When was Coweta County, GA Created?
Coweta County was established on June 9, 1825 from Creek lands ceded in 1825 in the treaty of Indian Springs and Creek Cessions of 1826. (portions of Coweta County were used to create Campbell County (1828) and Heard County (1830)).

What is the County Seat of Coweta County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Newnan and in the current county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Coweta County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Fulton County (norteast), Fayette CountySpalding CountyMeriwether CountyTroup CountyHeard CountyCarroll County.

Coweta County, GA Vital Records

Where can find Coweta County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Coweta 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 Coweta County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Coweta Co. Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDivorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.

The Coweta 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.

Coweta County, GA Census Records

What Coweta County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Coweta County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Coweta County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Coweta County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Coweta County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Coweta 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

Coweta County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Coweta County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Coweta County Courthouse?

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Coweta 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 Coweta 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.

Coweta County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Coweta County, GA?
A list of Coweta County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Coweta County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Coweta County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Coweta 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.

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