Candler County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Candler County, Georgia (Map It) was created on July 14, 1914 from Bulloch County, Emanuel County, and Tattnall County. Candler County was named in honor of Allen Daniel Candler (1834 - 1910), state legislator, U.S. Congressman and the Governor of Georgia (1898 - 1902). Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Candler County is bordered by  Bulloch County (east), Evans County, Tattnall County (south), Emanuel County.

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

Candler County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Candler County, Georgia Courthouse
Candler County, GA Courthouse

The Candler County Courthouse is located in Metter, 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 Candler 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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  • Candler County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1915 and Court Records from 1915. 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.
  • Candler County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1915 and Probate Records from 1915.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.
  • Candler County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Candler 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.

Candler County, Georgia Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Georgia Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1920, 1930, 1940
  • U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: None
  • State Population Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
  • Union Veterans Schedules: None

Candler County, Georgia Vital Records

Candler County, Georgia Resources

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