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Floyd County, Georgia
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Floyd County, Georgia Facts

When was Floyd County, GA Created?
Floyd County was established on December 3, 1832 from Cherokee County  (portions of Floyd County were used to create Chattooga County (1838), Gordon County (1850), and Polk County (1851). Between 1840 and 1856, the General Assembly transferred land between Chattooga County and Floyd County on ten occasions).

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

What counties are adjacent to Floyd County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Walker CountyGordon County (norteast), Bartow CountyPolk CountyCherokee County, AL, Chattooga County.

Floyd County, GA Vital Records

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

The Floyd 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.

Floyd County, GA Census Records

What Floyd County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Floyd County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Floyd County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Floyd County Courthouse

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Floyd 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 Floyd 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.

Floyd County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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