White County, Georgia Genealogy Guide2016-07-03T17:47:11+00:00

White County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

White County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 22, 1857 from Habersham County. White County was named in honor of Colonel John White, a hero of the Revolutionary War. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

White County is bordered by  Towns County (north), Habersham County (east), Hall County (south), Lumpkin County (west), Union County (northwest).

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

White County, Georgia Courthouse Records

White County, Georgia Courthouse
White County, GA Courthouse

The White County Courthouse is located in Cleveland, 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 White 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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  • White County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1858 and Court Records from 1858. 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.
  • White County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1858 and Probate Records from 1858.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.
  • White County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • White 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.

White County, Georgia Census Records

White County, Georgia Vital Records

White County, Georgia Resources

White County, Georgia External Links

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