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Seminole County, Georgia Facts

When was Seminole County, GA Created?
Seminole County was established on July 8, 1920 from Decatur County and Early County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Seminole County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Miller County ( northeast), Decatur CountyJackson County, FL, Houston County, AL, Early County

Seminole County, GA Vital Records

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

The Seminole 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.

Seminole County, GA Census Records

What Seminole County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Seminole County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 192019301940.

You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Georgia Census Records Research Guide

Seminole County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Seminole County Courthouse

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Seminole 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 Seminole 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.

Seminole County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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