Morgan County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Morgan County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 10, 1807 from Baldwin County. Morgan County was named in honor of General Daniel Morgan (1736 - 1802), a hero of the Revolutionary War and U.S. Congressman. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Morgan County is bordered by  Oconee County (north), Greene County (east), Putnam County (southeast), Jasper County (southwest), Newton County (west), Walton County (northwest)

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

Morgan County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Morgan County, Georgia Courthouse
Morgan County, GA Courthouse

The Morgan County Courthouse is located in Madison, 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 Morgan 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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  • Morgan County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1807 and Court Records from 1808. 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. Be aware that Lands were given to Georgia citizens by lotteries for the years 1805, 1807, 1820, 1821, 1827, 1832, 1832 (Gold), 1833.
  • Morgan County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1808 and Probate Records from 1808.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.
  • Morgan County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Morgan 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.

Morgan County, Georgia Census Records

Morgan County, Georgia Vital Records

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