Colquitt County, Georgia Records

Colquitt County, Georgia (Map It) was created on February, 1856 from Lowndes County and Thomas County. Colquitt County was named in honor of Walter Terry Colquitt (1799 - 1855), a Methodist pastor and a U.S. Senator.

Colquitt County is bordered by  Tift County (northeast), Cook County (east), Brooks County, Thomas County (southwest), Mitchell County (west), Worth County

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

Colquitt County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Colquitt County, Georgia Courthouse
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Colquitt County, GA Courthouse

The Colquitt County Courthouse is located in Moultrie, Georgia. The County Courthouse Burned in 1881 destroying all records.

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 Colquitt 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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  • Colquitt County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1881 and Court Records from 1881. 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.
  • Colquitt County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1881 and Probate Records from 1881.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.
  • Colquitt County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Colquitt 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.

Colquitt County, Georgia Census Records

Colquitt County, Georgia Vital Records

Colquitt County, Georgia Resources

Colquitt County, Georgia External Links

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