Hall County, Georgia Records
Hall County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 15, 1818 from Cherokee Cessions of 1817 and 1819 . Hall County was named in honor of Dr. Lyman Hall (1724 - 90), one of Georgia's delegates to the Continental Congress who signed the Declaration of Independence. He became the governor of Georgia in 1783.
Hall County is bordered by White County (north), Habersham County (norteast), Banks County (east), Jackson County, Barrow County (south), Gwinnett County (southwest), Forsyth County (west), Dawson County (northwest), Lumpkin County (northwest)
A Map of Hall County, Georgia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Hall County, Georgia Courthouse Records
Hall County, GA Courthouse
The Hall County Courthouse is located in Gainesville, Georgia. The County Courthouse was burned in 1851, and a replacement was built--but it burned also in 1882. The county's next courthouse was built in 1884, but it was destroyed by a devastating tornando that hit Gainesville in 1936.
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 Hall 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
- Hall County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1819 and Court Records from 1819. 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. Be aware that Lands were given to Georgia citizens by lotteries for the years 1820, 1821, 1827, 1832, 1832 (Gold), 1833.
- Hall County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1819 and Probate Records from 1819.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.
- Hall County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
- Hall 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.
Hall County, Georgia Census Records
- Learn More: State of Georgia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820, Georgia Census Substitutes 1790-1890
- State Population Schedules: 1864 Census for Re-Organizing the Georgia Militia
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Hall 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.
Hall County, Georgia Resources
- Hall County Historical Society
- Northwest Georgia Historical and Genealogical Society
- Stone Rangers, Inc.; PO Box 1538, Flowery Branch, GA 30542-0026; (678) 316-8072
- Hall County, Georgia Message Boards
Hall County, Georgia External Links
- Georgia Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Hall County, Georgia Books - Amazon
- Hall Co., Georgia - FindaGrave
- Georgia Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Georgia Virtual Vault - historical documents, from 1733 to the present
- Hall County, Georgia Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Georgia (1752 - 1997)
- Hall County, GA History
- Hall Co. GAGenweb
- Hall County Historical Chronology
- Hall County, Georgia Ancestry Database Collections
- Historical Maps of Hall County
- Hall County, Georgia Military Records