Towns County, Georgia Genealogy Guide2016-07-03T17:41:53+00:00

Towns County, Georgia Records

Towns County, Georgia (Map It) was created on March 6, 1856 from Rabun County and Union County. Towns County was named in honor of George Washington Towns (1801 - 54), governor of Georgia during the antebellum period.

Towns County is bordered by  Clay County, NC (north), Rabun County (east), Habersham County (south), White County (south), Union County (west)

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

Towns County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Towns County, Georgia Courthouse
Towns County, GA Courthouse

The Towns County Courthouse is located in Hiawassee, Georgia.

The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. 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 Towns county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.

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  • Towns 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.
  • Towns 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.
  • Towns County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Towns 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.

Towns County, Georgia Census Records

Towns County, Georgia Vital Records

Towns County, Georgia Resources

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