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, 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.
- History of Baker County, Georgia Courthouse
- 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
- Learn More: State of Georgia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: Georgia Census Substitutes 1790-1890
- State Population Schedules: 1864 Census for Re-Organizing the Georgia Militia
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Colquitt County, Georgia Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Georgia Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from January 1919 to present.
- Marriage Records: from June 9, 1952 to present.
- Divorce Records: None. Contact the County Clerk of Superior Court.
- Locations: Georgia Division of Public Health, Vital Records, 2600 Skyland Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30319; (404) 679-4702
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
Colquitt County, Georgia Resources
- Ellen Payne Odom Genealogical Library
- Colquitt County Historical Society, 214 16th Avenue, SE Moultrie, GA 31778 (912) 985-3413
- Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society
- Colquitt County, Georgia Message Boards
Colquitt County, Georgia External Links
- Georgia Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Colquitt County, Georgia Books - Amazon
- Colquitt Co., Georgia - FindaGrave
- Georgia Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Georgia Virtual Vault - historical documents, from 1733 to the present
- Colquitt County, Georgia Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Georgia (1752 - 1997)
- Colquitt County, GA History
- Colquitt Co. GAGenweb
- Colquitt County Historical Chronology
- Colquitt County, Georgia Ancestry Database Collections
- Historical Maps of Colquitt County
- Colquitt County, Georgia Military Records