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Pickens 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
Pickens County, Georgia Facts
When was Pickens County, GA Created?
Pickens County was established on December 5, 1853 from Cherokee County and Gilmer County (portions of the county were transferred to Dawson County (1857), Gordon County (1860), and Cherokee County (1870) ).
What is the County Seat of Pickens County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Jasper and in the current county government website is pickenscountyga.gov/
What counties are adjacent to Pickens County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Gilmer County, Dawson County, Cherokee County, Bartow County, Gordon County
Pickens County, GA Vital Records
Where can find Pickens County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Pickens 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 Pickens County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Pickens Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Pickens 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
Pickens County, GA Census Records
What Pickens County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Pickens 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.
Pickens County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1860. Pickens County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Pickens County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Pickens 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
Pickens County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Pickens County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Pickens 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 Pickens 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.
- Pickens County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 50 N Main St, Jasper, GA 30143-1555
- Phone: (706) 253-8809
- A Look at the History of Pickens Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- Pickens County Clerk of Superior Court
- Phone: (706) 253-8809
- Land Records: 1854
- Court Records: 1854
- Pickens County Clerk of Probate Court
- Marriage Records: 1854
- Probate Records: 1854
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
Pickens County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Pickens County, GA?
A list of Pickens County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- Marble Valley Historical Society, P.O. Box 815, Jasper, Georgia 30143; (706) 268-3311.
- 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 Pickens County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Pickens County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Pickens County
- Pickens County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Pickens County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Pickens 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 Pickens 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)
- Pickens County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- Pickens County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Pickens County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Pickens Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- Pickens Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- Pickens County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- Pickens County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Pickens County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Pickens Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Pickens Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Pickens County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Pickens County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- Pickens County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for Pickens Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Pickens Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- Pickens County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- History of Pickens County (search.ancestry.com)
- Pickens County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Pickens County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Pickens Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- Pickens County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- Pickens County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – Pickens (cyndislist.com)
- Pickens County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- Pickens Co. GAGenweb (pickenscountyga.com)
- Pickens County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- Pickens County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Pickens Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for Pickens Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- Pickens County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of Pickens County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 Pickens County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for Pickens Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- Pickens County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)