OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
White 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
White County, Georgia Facts
When was White County, GA Created?
White County was established on December 22, 1857 from Habersham County. The county was named in honor of Colonel John White, a hero of the Revolutionary War.
What is the County Seat of White County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Cleveland and in the current county government website is www.whitecounty.net/.
What counties are adjacent to White County, GA?
Bordering Counties are Towns County, Habersham County, Hall County, Lumpkin County, Union County.
White County, GA Vital Records
Where can find White County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
White 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 White County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of White Co. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The White 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
White County, GA Census Records
What White County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for White 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.
White County Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1860. White County Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. White County Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. White 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
White County, GA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the White County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of White 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 White 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.
- White County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 59 South Main Street, Cleveland, GA 30528
- Phone: (706) 865-2235
- A Look at the History of White Co. Courthouse in Georgia
- White County Clerk of Superior Court
- Phone: 706-439-6100
- Land Records: 1858
- Court Records: 1858
- White County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: (706) 865 – 4141
- Marriage Records: 1858
- Probate Records: 1858
- Georgia, Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992
- County Tax Digests
- County Records Microfilm Index
- Inventory of the county archives of Georgia
- BLM Land Records
White County, GA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for White County, GA?
A list of White County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.
- Sautee-Nacoochee Community Association, PO Box 460 ; Sautee Nacoochee , GA 30571-0460 ; Joanna Tinius; (706) 878-3300.
- White County Historical Society, PO Box 1139 ; Cleveland , GA 30528-0022 (706) 865-3225.
- 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 White County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Georgia Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Georgia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- White County, Georgia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in White County
- White County, Georgia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in White County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to White 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 White 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)
- White County, Georgia Books (amazon.com)
- White County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Search Georgia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- White County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for White Co. GA Cemeteries & Church Records
- White Co., Georgia Graves (findagrave.com)
- White County Cemeteries (usgwarchives.net)
- White County Tombstone Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- White County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- White Co., Georgia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- White Co., Georgia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- White County Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- White County Bibles (usgwarchives.net)
- White County, Georgia Church Books (amazon.com)
Facts for White Co. GA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- County Photos (usgwarchives.net)
Facts for White Co. GA General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Georgia
- White County Georgia (genealogytrails.com)
- White County, Georgia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- White County, Georgia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- White Co. GA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Georgia Virtual Vault (sos.state.ga.us)
- White County, Georgia History (usgwarchives.net)
- White County, Georgia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Georgia – Counties – White (cyndislist.com)
- White County, GA History (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- White Co. GAGenweb (tn-roots.com)
- White County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- View Index of Counties and Equivalents
- White County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- White Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Facts for White Co. GA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Georgia Links and Information
- White County D.O.T. MAP
- County Maps (sos.state.ga.us)
- Historical Maps of White County (georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu)
- 1895 White County Map (livgenmi.com)
Facts for White Co. GA Military Records
- Georgia Military Records Research Guide
- White County Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Georgia Military Records (Fold3.com)