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Terrell 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
Terrell County, Georgia Facts
When was Terrell County, GA Created?
Terrell County was established on February 16, 1856 from Lee County and Randolph County.
What is the County Seat of Terrell County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Dawson and in the current county government website is www.terrellcounty-ga.com/.
What counties are adjacent to Terrell County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Webster County, Sumter County, Lee County ( east), Dougherty County, Calhoun County, Randolph County
Terrell County, GA Vital Records
Where can find Terrell County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Terrell 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 Terrell County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Terrell Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Terrell 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
Terrell County, GA Census Records
What Terrell County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Terrell 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.
Terrell County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1860. Terrell County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Terrell County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Terrell 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
Terrell County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Terrell County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Terrell 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 Terrell 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.
- Terrell County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 513 S Main St, Dawson, GA 39842
- Phone: (229) 995-4476
- A Look at the History of Terrell Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- Terrell County Clerk of Superior Court
- Phone: (229) 995-4994
- Land Records: 1856
- Court Records: 1856
- Terrell County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: 229 -995- 5515
- Marriage Records: 1856
- Probate Records: 1856
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
Terrell County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Terrell County, GA?
A list of Terrell County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- Terrell County Historic Preservation Society, PO Box 63; Dawson, GA 39842-0063; Edgar Duskin; (912) 995-2125
- Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 4672, Albany, GA 31706
- 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 Terrell County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Terrell County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Terrell County
- Terrell County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Terrell County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Terrell 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 Terrell 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)
- Terrell County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- Terrell County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Terrell County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Terrell Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- Terrell Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- Terrell County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- Terrell County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Terrell County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Terrell Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Terrell Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Terrell County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Terrell County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- Terrell County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for Terrell Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for Terrell Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- Terrell County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- Terrell County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Terrell County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Terrell Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- Terrell County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- Terrell County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – Terrell (cyndislist.com)
- Terrell County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- Terrell Co. GAGenweb (thegagenweb.com)
- Terrell County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- Terrell County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Terrell Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for Terrell Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- Terrell County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of Terrell County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 Terrell County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for Terrell Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- Terrell County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)