Upson County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Upson County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 15, 1824 from Crawford County and Pike County. Upson County was named in honor of Stephen Upson (1786 - 1824), a noted state legislator. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Upson County is bordered by  Lamar County (north), Pike County (north), Monroe County ( northeast), Crawford County (south), Taylor County (south), Talbot County (southwest), Meriwether County (northwest).

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

Upson County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Upson County, Georgia Courthouse
Upson County, GA Courthouse

The Upson County Courthouse is located in Thomaston, 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 Upson 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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  • Upson County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1825 and Court Records from 1825. 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.
  • Upson County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1825 and Probate Records from 1825.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.
  • Upson County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Upson County Tax Assessor
  • The Upson 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.

Upson County, Georgia Census Records

Upson County, Georgia Vital Records

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