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State Resources — Georgia


Updated: August 2002


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document Vital Records

State office has birth and death records since January 1919. For earlier records in Atlanta or Savannah or other cities or counties, write to the Vital Records Office in county where event occurred. For marriage and divorce records, state office has records since June 9, 1952. Certified copies of marriage documents up to 1966 are issued at State office. Inquiries about marriages occurring before June 9, 1952, will be forwarded to appropriate Probate Judge in county where license was issued.

Birth, Marriage, Divorce, and Death Records

On the Internet: Vital Records
Call (904) 359-6900 for information on record lookup fees.

Write to:
Georgia Department of Human Resources
Vital Records Service
2600 Skyland Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-3640

Notes:
The state office does not record marriage licenses or applications after July 1, 1997.
For county divorce records, contact the Clerk of Superior Court in the county where the divorce was granted.

book State Archives and Libraries

They currently have vital records, court records, colonial petitions and correspondence, state census records, military records, newspapers, tax records, cemetery records, probate records, maps, and federal census records from 1820-1910.

Write to:
Georgia Department of Archives and History
David W. Carmicheal, Director
330 Capital Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30334
Telephone: (404) 656-2393

 Local Genealogical Societies

Write to:
Georgia Department of Archives and History
David W. Carmicheal, Director
330 Capital Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30334
Telephone: (404) 656-2393

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