OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Putnam 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
Putnam County, Georgia Facts
When was Putnam County, GA Created?
Putnam County was established on December 10, 1807 from Baldwin County.
What is the County Seat of Putnam County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Eatonton and in the current county government website is www.putnamcountyga.us/.
What counties are adjacent to Putnam County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Morgan County, Greene County, Hancock County, Baldwin County, Jones County, Jasper County
Putnam County, GA Vital Records
Where can find Putnam County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Putnam 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 Putnam County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Putnam Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Putnam 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
Putnam County, GA Census Records
What Putnam County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Putnam County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Putnam County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Putnam County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Putnam County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Putnam 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
Putnam County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Putnam County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Putnam 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 Putnam 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.
- Putnam County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 100 S Jefferson Ave, Eatonton, GA 31024
- Phone: (706) 485-5826
- A Look at the History of Putnam Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- Putnam County Clerk of Superior Court
- Phone: (706) 485-4501
- Land Records: 1806
- Court Records: 1807
- Putnam County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: (706)-485-5476
- Marriage Records: 1919
- Probate Records: 1808
- Putnam County Tax Assessor
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
Putnam County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Putnam County, GA?
A list of Putnam County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- Eatonton-Putnam Co. Historical Society, 104 Church St; Eatonton, GA 31024-1306 ;(706) 485-6844.
- 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 Putnam County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Putnam County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Putnam County
- Putnam County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Putnam County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Putnam 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 Putnam 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)
- Putnam County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- Putnam County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Putnam County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Putnam Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- Putnam Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- Putnam County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- Putnam County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Putnam County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Putnam Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Putnam Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Putnam County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Putnam County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- Putnam County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for Putnam Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Putnam Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- Putnam County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- Putnam County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Putnam County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Putnam Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- Putnam County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- Putnam County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – Putnam (cyndislist.com)
- Putnam County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- Putnam Co. GAGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Putnam County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- Putnam County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Putnam Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for Putnam Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- Putnam County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of Putnam County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 Putnam County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for Putnam Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- Putnam County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)