Bibb County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Bibb County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 9, 1852 from Jones County, Monroe County, Twiggs County and Houston County. Bibb County was named in honor of Dr. William Wyatt Bibb (1780 - 1820), the first Governor of Alabama and a U.S. Senator. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Bibb County is bordered by  Jones County ( northeast), Twiggs County (east), Houston County (south), Peach County (southwest), Crawford County (southwest), Monroe County (northwest)

A Map of Bibb County, Georgia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Bibb County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Bibb County, Georgia Courthouse
Bibb County, GA Courthouse

The Bibb County Courthouse is located in Macon, Georgia. Learn More About State of Georgia Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Bibb county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

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  • Bibb County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1823 and Court Records from 1823. The County Clerk of Superior Court has jurisdiction over cases for title to land and equity, felony cases, adoptions, divorces, child support and custody enforcement. The clerk also is tasked with recording deeds and maintaining the chain of title to all property in the county.
  • Bibb County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1823 and Probate Records from 1823.The County Clerk of Probate Court responsibilities include legal proceedings forh Wills, Estates, Guardianships of minor children, Involuntary Committals Hearings, Issuance of Marriage License, ect.. The county probate judge's office is the office where the most valuable genealogical records are created and maintained in the state of Georgia.
  • Bibb County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Bibb 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.

Bibb County, Georgia Census Records

Bibb County, Georgia Vital Records

Bibb County, Georgia Resources

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