Pike County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Pike County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 9, 1822 from Monroe County. Portions of Pike County were used to help create the following counties: Upson County (1824), Spalding County (1851), and Lamar County (1920). Pike County was named in honor of General Zebulon Pike (1779 - 1813), explorer and a hero of the War of 1812. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Pike County is bordered by  Spalding County (north), Lamar County (east), Upson County (south), Meriwether County (west)

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

Pike County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Pike County, Georgia Courthouse
Pike County, GA Courthouse

The Pike County Courthouse is located in Zebulon, 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 Pike 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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  • Pike County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1823 and Court Records from 1824. 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.
  • Pike County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1822 and Probate Records from 1823.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.
  • Pike County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Pike 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.

Pike County, Georgia Census Records

Pike County, Georgia Vital Records

Pike County, Georgia Resources

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