Georgia Government records cover a broad range of genealogy subject areas that can help you as part of your research, such as land ownership, courts, taxes, and naturalization’s. Given that Georgia court records cover such a wide selection of topics, they could aid you in many different ways. As an example, they could aid you in finding ancestors’ residences, identify occupations, locate financial information, determine citizenship status, or shed light on relationships between individuals. The whole thing relies upon on the type of court records that the ancestors” names show up in. For Definitions of all court terms see the Genealogy Encyclopedia.
Georgia Courthouse records change extensively from county to county in both level of quality and volume. You will find different kinds of court records that are most likely to possess information related for your genealogical research below.
Georgia Court Records
- Georgia Court Record Books (amazon.com)
Georgia Land Records
See Also Guide to U.S. Land Records Research
Georgia Probate Records
- Georgia Probate Record Books (amazon.com)
Georgia Tax Records
See Also Guide to U.S. Tax Records Research
- Georgia Tax Record Books (amazon.com)
Georgia Immigration & Naturalization Records
- Georgia Immigration Record Books (amazon.com)
Georgia County & City Government Links
Georgia contains 159 counties. Each county is the local level of government within its borders. Under the Georgia State Constitution, all of its counties are granted home rule to deal with problems that are purely local in nature. There are currently 6 consolidated county-cities in Georgia: Athens-Clarke County, Augusta-Richmond County, Columbus-Muscogee County, Cusseta-Chattahoochee County, Georgetown-Quitman County and Statenville-Echols County.
The links in the table below link to county and city government offices and is limited to government-maintained websites. If you know of a Georgia county that has an official government web site but is not linked, or if the link is in error, please contact us so we may edit our database. Georgia State Government is located in Atlanta.