Paulding County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Paulding County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 3, 1832 from Cherokee County. Paulding County was named in honor of John Paulding (1759 - 1818), a hero of the Revolutionary War. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Paulding County is bordered by  Bartow County (north), Cobb County (east), Douglas County (south), Carroll County (south), Haralson County (southwest), Polk County (west)

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

Paulding County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Paulding County, Georgia Courthouse
Paulding County, GA Courthouse

The Paulding County Courthouse is located in Dallas, Georgia. The County Courthouse was destroyed by fire abt circa 1850, most records were destroyed. 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 Paulding 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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  • Paulding County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1848 and Court Records from 1859. 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 1832, 1832 (Gold), 1833.
  • Paulding County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1833 and Probate Records from 1850.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.
  • Paulding County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Paulding 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.

Paulding County, Georgia Census Records

Paulding County, Georgia Vital Records

Paulding County, Georgia Resources

Paulding County, Georgia External Links

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