Local Hancock County Resource Addresses and Available Information
Clerk of the Superior Court has court and land records from 1794. Address: Courthouse Square, Broad St., P.O. Box 451, Sparta, GA 31087. Phone 706-444-6644, Fax: 706-444-5685.
Probate Court Clerk has probate records from 1794 and marriage records from 1806, 601 Courthouse Square, Sparta, GA. 31087. Phone 706-444-5343, Fax 706-444-6221.
Georgia State Archives Web Site - Contains a multitude of information, among other things, actual copies of Confederate pension applications, enlistments, oaths, etc; Colonial wills and will books, head right and bounty plats. Also check out the Virtual Vault link on this site. THIS IS A MUST SEE SITE!!
THIS SITE NOW CONTAINS ACTUAL IMAGES OF DEATH CERTIFICATES FOR GEORGIA FROM 1919 TO 1927, SOME FROM 1917, 1918 AND 1937 (CLICK HERE) ALSO ACTUAL COPIES OF MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES FOR 1808 TO 1901 (CLICK HERE)
Georgia State Office of Vital Records (how to order birth, death, marriage, divorce records)
Another Way to Order Vital Records
The Georgia State Archives
National Archives Southeast Region Archives - Morrow, Georgia
Chronicling America - Historic American Newspapers - 1836-1922 (All States - searchable) Library of Congress Website
Updated August 24, 2013