Liberty County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Liberty County, Georgia (Map It) was created on February 5, 1777 from St Andrew, St James, and St John Parishes. Portions of Liberty County was used to create McIntosh County (1793) and Long County (1920). It was also used to enlarge Glynn County (1789) and McIntosh County (1794 - 1871). Liberty County was named in honor of Named in honor of the noted patriotism of the citizens of Midway in their support of the cause of colonial independence. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Liberty County is bordered by  Bryan County (north), McIntosh County (south), Long County (west), Evans County (northwest), Tattnall County (northwest)

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

Liberty County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Liberty County, Georgia Courthouse
Liberty County, GA Courthouse

The Liberty County Courthouse is located in Hinesville, 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 Liberty 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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  • Liberty County Clerk of Courts has Land Records from 1784 and Court Records from 1784. The County Clerk of Courts 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. Be aware that Lands were given to Georgia citizens by lotteries for the years 1805, 1807, 1820, 1821, 1827, 1832, 1832 (Gold), 1833.
  • Liberty County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from ? and Probate Records from 1786.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.
  • Liberty County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Liberty 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.

Liberty County, Georgia Census Records

Liberty County, Georgia Vital Records

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