Camden County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Camden County, Georgia (Map It) was created on February 5, 1777 from St Mary and St Thomas Parishes. Camden County was named in honor of Sir Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden (1714 - 94), Lord Chancellor of Great Britain who was sympathetic to the cause of the Revolution. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Camden County is bordered by  Glynn County (north), Nassau County, Florida (south), Charlton County (southwest), Brantley County (northwest)

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

Camden County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Camden County, Georgia Courthouse
Camden County, GA Courthouse

The Camden County Courthouse is located in Woodbine, 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 Camden 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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  • Camden County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1773 and Court Records from 1790. 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.
  • Camden County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1819 and Probate Records from 1795.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.
  • Camden County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Camden 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.

Camden County, Georgia Census Records

Camden County, Georgia Vital Records

Camden County, Georgia Resources

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