OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Hart 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
Hart County, Georgia Facts
When was Hart County, GA Created?
Hart County was established on December 7, 1853 from Elbert County and Franklin County.
What is the County Seat of Hart County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Hartwell and in the current county government website is hartcountyga.gov/.
What counties are adjacent to Hart County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Oconee County, SC, Anderson County, SC, Elbert County, Madison County, Franklin County.
Hart County, GA Vital Records
Where can find Hart County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Hart 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 Hart County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Hart Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Hart 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
Hart County, GA Census Records
What Hart County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Hart 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.
Hart County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1860. Hart County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Hart County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Hart 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
Hart County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Hart County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Hart 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 Hart 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.
- Hart County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 185 W Franklin St, Hartwell, GA 30643
- Phone: (706) 376-2024
- A Look at the History of Hart Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- Hart County Clerk of Superior Court
- Phone: (706) 376-7189
- Land Records: 1856
- Court Records: 1854
- Hart County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: 706-376-2565
- Marriage Records: 1854
- Probate Records: 1854
- Hart County Tax Assessors
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
Hart County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Hart County, GA?
A list of Hart County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- Hart County Historical Society & Museum, PO Box 96; Hartwell, GA 30643-0096; (706) 245-0395
- Savannah River Valley Genealogical Society, c/o Hart County Library, Benson St., Hartwell, GA 30643
- 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 Hart County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Hart County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Hart County
- Hart County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Hart County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Hart 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 Hart 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)
- Hart County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- Hart County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Hart County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Hart Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- Hart Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- Hart County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- Hart County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Hart County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Hart Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Hart Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Hart County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Hart County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- Hart County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for Hart Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Hart Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- Hart County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- Hart County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Hart County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Hart Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- Hart County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- Hart County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – Hart (cyndislist.com)
- Hart County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- Hart Co. GAGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Hart County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- Hart County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Hart Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for Hart Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- Hart County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of Hart County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 Hart County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for Hart Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- Hart County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)