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            History Of Bulloch County Georgia

            Bulloch County was created from Bryan and Screven Counties by Act. of the general assembly Feb. 8, 1796. (Ga. Laws 1796, p. 14). Originally, it contained part of Evans, Candler, Emanuel and Jenkins Counties. Georgia's 21st county was named for Archibald Bulloch (1730-1777), Revolutionary leader, elected Pres. of the Executive Council of Georgia, Jan. 20, 1776. He was first Provisional Governor of Georgia, Jan. 22, 1776 until his death, Feb. 22, 1777. Portions of Bulloch County were used to create Jenkins County (1905), Candler County (1914), and Evans County (1914). The county has four incorporated municipalities: Statesboro, Brooklet, Portal, and Register. The largest, and county seat, is Statesboro. Statesboro was created in 1866 and is the only city by that name in the United States. First County officers were commissioned March 25, 1796, as follows: Charles McCall, Jr., Sheriff; Andrew E. Wells, Clerk Sup. Ct.; George Elliott, Clerk Inf. Ct.; Francis Wells, Register of Probate; James Bird, Surveyor; Garrott Williams, Coroner. In addition to the county's four incorporated municipalities, a number of unincorporated communities like Nevils, Stilson, and Clito provide a glimpse into the county's history. One of the most interesting community names in Georgia is the Bulloch County community of Hopeulikit, named for a famous dance hall of the big band swing era. Festivals and special events held in the county include the Brooklet Peanut Festival, Portal's Cat Face Turpentine Festival, the Bulloch County Azalea Festival, Christmas in Statesboro, and the MusicFest.


                      Bulloch County Courthouse
                      P.O. Box 1005
                      Statesboro, GA 30459

                      Telephone: (912) 489-8749
                      Fax: 912) 764-8634
                      Formed: 1796

                      Bulloch County Vital Records
                      1 W Altman St
                      Statesboro, GA 30458
                      (912) 764-5969

                      Courthouse Early 1900

                      Judicial Annex 1990s


                      My name is Nancy Gay Crawford and I am responsible for the Bulloch County GAGenWeb Pages and we need your help. If you have any information that you would like to contribute or have books, cemetery records, vital records, census records or any other genealogical information pertaining to Bulloch Co., GA. please send it to me and it will be included on our page. Any family genealogy histories that you would like to contribute are also welcome as well as old family photos. I hope to have lots more info soon. Thank you for visiting Bulloch County.

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