Putnam County, Georgia Records
Putnam County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 10, 1807 from Baldwin County. Putnam County was named in honor of General Israel Putnam (1718 - 90), a hero of the Revolutionary War.
Putnam County is bordered by Morgan County (north), Greene County (northeast), Hancock County (east), Baldwin County (southeast), Jones County (southwest), Jasper County (west)
A Map of Putnam County, Georgia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Putnam County, Georgia Courthouse Records
Putnam County, GA Courthouse
The Putnam County Courthouse is located in Eatonton, Georgia.
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 Putnam 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
- Putnam County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1806 and Court Records from 1807. 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 1805, 1807, 1820, 1821, 1827, 1832, 1832 (Gold), 1833.
- Putnam County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1919 and Probate Records from 1808.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.
- Putnam County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
- Putnam County Tax Assessor
- The Putnam 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.
Putnam County, Georgia Census Records
- Learn More: State of Georgia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1810, 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
Putnam 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.
Putnam County, Georgia Resources
- Eatonton-Putnam Co. Historical Society
- East Georgia Genealogical Society
- Putnam County, Georgia Message Boards
Putnam County, Georgia External Links
- Georgia Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Putnam County, Georgia Books - Amazon
- Putnam Co., Georgia - FindaGrave
- Georgia Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Georgia Virtual Vault - historical documents, from 1733 to the present
- Putnam County, Georgia Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Georgia (1752 - 1997)
- Putnam County, GA History
- Putnam Co. GAGenweb
- Putnam County Historical Chronology
- Putnam County, Georgia Ancestry Database Collections
- Historical Maps of Putnam County
- Putnam County, Georgia Military Records