Butts County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Butts County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 24, 1825 from Henry County and Monroe County. Butts County was named in honor of Captain Samuel Butts (1777 - 1814), a hero of the Creek War. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Butts County is bordered by  Newton County (north), Jasper County (east), Monroe County (south), Lamar County (southwest), Spalding County (west), Henry County

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

Butts County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Butts County, Georgia Courthouse
Butts County, GA Courthouse

The Butts County Courthouse is located in Jackson, 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 Butts 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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  • Butts County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1825 and Court Records from 1826. 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 1820, 1821, 1827, 1832, 1832 (Gold), 1833.
  • Butts County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1826 and Probate Records from 1826.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.
  • Butts County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Butts County Health Department (Phone: 770-504-2230) 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.

Butts County, Georgia Census Records

Butts County, Georgia Vital Records

Butts County, Georgia Resources

Butts County, Georgia External Links

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