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McDuffie 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
McDuffie County, Georgia Facts
When was McDuffie County, GA Created?
McDuffie County was established on October 18, 1870 from Columbia County and Warren County.
What is the County Seat of McDuffie County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Thomson and in the current county government website is www.thomson-mcduffie.com/.
What counties are adjacent to McDuffie County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Lincoln County ( northeast), Columbia County, Richmond County (east-southeast), Jefferson County, Warren County, Wilkes County
McDuffie County, GA Vital Records
Where can find McDuffie County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
McDuffie 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 McDuffie County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of McDuffie Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The McDuffie 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
McDuffie County, GA Census Records
What McDuffie County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for McDuffie County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
McDuffie County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. McDuffie County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. McDuffie 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
McDuffie County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the McDuffie County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of McDuffie 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 McDuffie 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.
- McDuffie County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 337 Main Street, Thomson, Georgia 30824
- Phone: (706) 595-2100
- A Look at the History of McDuffie Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- McDuffie County Clerk of Superior Court
- Phone: (706) 595-2134
- Land Records: 1871
- Court Records: 1871
- McDuffie County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: (706) 595-2124
- Marriage Records: 1871
- Probate Records: 1871
- McDuffie County Tax Assessor’s office
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
McDuffie County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for McDuffie County, GA?
A list of McDuffie County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- McDuffie County Historical Society, 633 Hemlock Drive, PO Box 1816, Thomson, GA 30824; (706) 595-5584
- Wrightsboro Foundation, PO Box 1816 ; Thomson , GA 30824-5816 ; (706) 595-5584
- 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 McDuffie County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- McDuffie County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in McDuffie County
- McDuffie County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in McDuffie County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to McDuffie 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 McDuffie 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)
- McDuffie County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- McDuffie County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- McDuffie County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for McDuffie Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- McDuffie Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- McDuffie County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- McDuffie County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- McDuffie County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- McDuffie Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- McDuffie Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- McDuffie County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- McDuffie County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- McDuffie County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for McDuffie Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for McDuffie Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- McDuffie County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- McDuffie County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- McDuffie County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- McDuffie Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- McDuffie County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- McDuffie County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – McDuffie (cyndislist.com)
- McDuffie County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- McDuffie Co. GAGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- McDuffie County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- McDuffie County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- McDuffie Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for McDuffie Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- McDuffie County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of McDuffie County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 McDuffie County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for McDuffie Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- McDuffie County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)