Taylor County, Georgia Genealogy Guide2016-07-03T17:40:06+00:00

Taylor County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Taylor County, Georgia (Map It) was created on January 15, 1852 from Macon County, Marion County and Talbot County . Taylor County was named in honor of Zachary Taylor (1784 - 1850), the twelfth President of the United States. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Taylor County is bordered by  Upson County (north), Crawford County (northeast), Peach County (east), Macon County (south), Schley County (south), Marion County (southwest), Talbot County (northwest)

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

Taylor County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Taylor County, Georgia Courthouse
Taylor County, GA Courthouse

The Taylor County Courthouse is located in Butler, 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 Taylor 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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  • Taylor County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1852 and Court Records from 1852. 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.
  • Taylor County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1832 and Probate Records from 1852.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.
  • Taylor County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Taylor 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.

Taylor County, Georgia Census Records

Taylor County, Georgia Vital Records

Taylor County, Georgia Resources

Taylor County, Georgia External Links

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