Resources
Jackson County, GA


  • Addresses
  • Books
  • Destruction of Georgia Courthouses
  • Google Books Digital copies of books, many in the public domain. I strongly recommend using the Advanced Search, which I have linked to here. Here are some I've found related to or containing information about Jackson County:
    • An Insight into an Insane Asylum, by Rev. Joseph Camp (my personal favorite so far)
    • The Early History of Jackson County Georgia, by G. J. N. Wilson
    • Men and Things, by Hiram P. Bell
    • Men of Mark in Georgia, edited by William Northen
    • A Standard History of Georgia and Georgians, by Lucian Lamar Knight
    • Historical Collections of Georgia, by Rev. George White
    • Georgia: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons Arranged in Cyclopedic Form, edited by Allen D. Candler and Clement A. Evans
    There are also a number of general reference works that are extremely useful to genealogists, such as 19th century gazetteers.
  • History
  • Mailing List
  • Maps, Historical
  • Newspapers
    • Athens Historic Newspapers Archive This is a searchable archive of images of Athens newspapers from 1827 to 1922. Many legal notices from Jackson County were published here, as well as other material about Jackson County residents.
    • Main Street News (The Jackson Herald, The Commerce News, The Banks County News, The Madison County Journal)
  • Queries
  • Soundex Converter
  • Surnames




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