Terrell County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Terrell County, Georgia (Map It) was created on February 16, 1856 from Lee County and Randolph County. Terrell County was named in honor of Dr. William Terrell (1778 - 1855), U.S. Congressman. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Terrell County is bordered by  Webster County (north), Sumter County (northeast), Lee County (east), Dougherty County (southwest), Calhoun County (southwest), Randolph County (west)

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

Terrell County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Terrell County, Georgia Courthouse
Terrell County, GA Courthouse

The Terrell County Courthouse is located in Dawson, 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 Terrell 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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  • Terrell County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1856 and Court Records from 1856. 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.
  • Terrell County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1856 and Probate Records from 1856.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.
  • Terrell County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Terrell 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.

Terrell County, Georgia Census Records

Terrell County, Georgia Vital Records

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