Churches in Oglethorpe County

If you have additions or corrections to this list, or if you know
where researchers can obtain records, histories or publications for
an Oglethorpe County church, please contact Jeanne Arguelles.

Name(s)
Denomination

Founded Location Cemetery Records
& Info
Anon Grove
New Moon's
. Sandy Cross Yes .
Antioch
Baptist Church
1813 Stephens . 8
Arnold's Grove
Baptist Church
. South of
Arnoldsville
Yes .
Arnoldsville
Baptist Church
1908 Arnoldsville Yes 9
Atkinson
Methodist Church
. . Yes .
Baird's
Baptist Church
1802 Bairdstown Yes .
Barnett Church . near
Winterville
Yes   .
Beaverdam
Primitve Baptist
1800 Crawford Yes 10
Bethany
Baptist Church
Indian Creek
1788 Vesta Yes 3
Bethesda
Methodist Church
1902 Rayle Yes 2
Bethlehem
Primitive Baptist
1802 Sandy Cross Yes 11
Brown's
Primitive Baptist
1802 Lexington Yes .
Burt's
Methodist Chapel
1876 Vesta Yes 16
Center
Methodist Church
1813 Stephens . 17
Cherokee Corner
Methodist Church
1822/1843 Arnoldsville Yes 18
Clarks Grove
Baptist Church
Gum Springs
. Stephens Yes .

Clouds Creek
Baptist Church

1788 Clouds Creek Area Yes 5
Coile's Grove
Baptist Church
1914 Smithonia . .
Collier
Baptist Church
. Pleasant Hill
District
Yes   .
County Line
Baptist Church
1797 southeast Yes 1
Crawford
Baptist Church
1871 Crawford  . 12
Crawford
Methodist Church
1904 Crawford   . 19
Crawford
Pentacostal Church
1938 Crawford . .
Edward's Mill
Baptist Church
1914 Crawford   .   .
Old Edward's
Independant Church
  . Crawford Yes   .
Falling Creek
Methodist
  . Maxeys Yes   .
Fork Bethel
Baptist Church
east side
of county
Yes    .
Friendship
Baptist
  . Lexington Yes   .
Gholston Church   . Pleasant Hill
District
Yes   .
Glade
Baptist Church
1890 Glade
District
Yes 13
Glade
United Methodist
1853 Glade Yes 20
Grove Chapel . Arnoldsville
Winterville
Yes .
Lexington
Baptist Church
1847 Lexington Yes 14
Lexington
United Methodist
1827 Lexington . 21
Lexington
Presybeterian
(Beth Salem)
1784 Lexington Yes 26
Lighthouse
Evangelical Methodist
1982 Lexington Yes .
Maxey's
Baptist Church
1911 Maxeys . .
Maxey's
Christian Church
1891 Maxey's Yes .
Midway Church . Maxeys . .

Millstone
Baptist Church

1788 Glade
area
No 4
Mount Pleasant
Methodist
1815 . Yes 7
Mount Zion
Baptist Church
. Stephens Yes .
New Bethlehem
Church
. Sandy Cross Yes .
New Erie
Church
. Goosepond Yes .
New Harmonia
Baptist Church
. Maxeys Yes .
New Hope
Baptist Church
. Goosepond Yes .
New Moons Grove
Anon
. North of
Lexington
. .
New Zion
Church
. Arnoldsville Yes .
Oconee
Baptist Church
. Maxeys Yes .
Palmetto
Christian Church
1912 east side
of county
Yes .
Pentecost Chapel
Congretional Holiness
1907 Prospect Yes .
Piney Grove . Pleasant Hill
District
Yes .
Philomath
Presbyterian
. Philomath Yes .
Pleasant Hill
Baptist Church
. Pleasant Hill
District
Yes .
Pope's Chapel . south of
Crawford
Yes 6
Prospect Church 1812 . . .
Rocky Branch
Church
. Goosepond Yes .
Russell Chapel
AME Church
. Lexington Yes .
Saint James
AME Church
. Arnoldsville Yes .
Saint Paul
AME Church
. Pleasant Hill
District
Yes .
Salem
Baptist Church
1789 . . 15
Sandy Cross
Baptist Church
1906 Sandy
Cross
Yes .
Simpson Chapel . southeast Yes    .
Sonlight Baptist 1965 Winterville Yes .
Springfield
Church
. Crawford Yes .
Old Spring Hill
Baptist Church
1870 Philomath Yes .
New Spring Hill
Baptist Church
1937 Philomath Yes
Steven's Grove
Baptist Church
1912 east side
of county
Yes .
Temple
Methodist
1890 near border
of Oconee
Yes 22
Thankful
Baptist Church
Faithful Church
. Maxeys Yes .
Thankful Grove
Baptist Church
. Glade Yes .
Vesta
Baptist Church
1909 Vesta Yes .
Watkins Grove
Church
. Vesta Yes .
Welcome Avenue
Holiness Church
1948 Pleasant Hill
District
Yes .
Wesley Chapel
United Methodist
1829 west of
Lexington
Yes 23
White Oak
United Methodist
24
Woodstock
Presbyterian Church
1840 Philomath . 25

 

1County Line Baptist Church
      Church Records 1807-1957
      Available at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA
      Church records 1919-1954
      Available on microfilm at Georgia Department of Archives and History
      and at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

      "Historical sketches of County Line Baptist Church, the Georgia Baptist
      Association" (1897) prepared by J.S. Callaway
      Available at
Georgia Department of Archives and History

      County Line Baptist Church
      Membership Rolls 1806-1835:
      Published in "They Were Here" December 1966
      Also published in "Alabama-Georgia Queries" Jul 1994 and May 1996
      Available at Allen County Public Library and other repositories

2Bethesda United Methodist Church
      Church History, and Church Records 1893-1998:
      Original records at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University

3Bethany Baptist Church
     Membership Rolls A-W:
     Published in "Georgia Genealogist" Spring 1970, Winter 1971, Spring 1971
     Available at Allen County Public Library and other repositories


4Millstone Baptist Church
     Church Records 1788, 1793-1912:
      Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA
      and Georgia Department of Archives and History
     "Millstone Church and the Broad River Valley" by Rev. Jack K. McVeigh
         Available at the Oglethorpe County Library
         Lookups:  Jeanne Arguelles or Nona Thornton
         Surname Index to "Millstone Church and the Broad River Valley"

5Clouds Creek Baptist Church
      Highway 22, Lexington, GA 30648
      706-743-3041
      Contact:  Alice Hughes
      Church Membership List November 1826 - July 1840
      Church Records 1826-56
      Available on microfilm through:
       LDS Family History Library,
      Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA,
      Georgia Department of Archives and History
     
     
     
6Pope's Chapel United Methodist Church
     Membership List 1849:
     Published in "Family Puzzlers" April 1966
     Available at Allen County Public Library and other repositories
     Church History:
     Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

7.  Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church
    "Centennial Anniversary of Mt. Pleasant Church ~ 1920" by Rev. Clement C. Cary
      Available at Georgia Department of Archives and History
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

8.  Antioch Baptist Church
     Church Records 1813-1936
     "A Brief Account of Antioch Baptist Church" by J. M. Varner
     Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

9.  Arnoldsville Baptist Church
     Church records 1908-1994:
     Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

10. Beaverdam Primitive Baptist Church
      Church Records 1814-1983:
      Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

      and at University of Georgia, Athens

11. Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church
        Church Records 1802-1867, 1870-1961:
        Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA
        and Georgia Department of Archives and History

12. Crawford Baptist Church
        Church Records 1871-1913:
        Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

13. Glade Baptist Church
        Church Records 1889-1961:
        Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

14. Lexington Baptist Church
       "History of Lexington Baptist Church, Oglethorpe County, Georgia, 1847-1974"

       Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

15. Salem Baptist Church
      Church Records 1851-1950:
      Available on microfilm at  Georgia Department of Archives and History
      and Georgia Department of Archives and History
      Church Records 1950-1990:
      Available on microfilm at Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University, Macon, GA

16. Burt's United Methodist Chapel
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

17. Center Methodist Church
       Church History:
       Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

18. Cherokee Corner Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

19. Crawford United Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

20. Glade Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

21. Lexington United Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

22. Temple United Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

23. Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

24. White Oak United Methodist Church
      Church History:
      Available at Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta

25. Woodstock Presbyterian Church
      Church Records: 1834-1910
      Records held at Presbyterian Historical Society, Montreat, NC

26. Lexington Presbyterian Church
      Baptisms: 1789-1796
      Membership Roll: 1785
      Membership Roll: 1822
      List of Elders & Deacons: 1822-1939
      Church Meeting Minutes:  1874-1915
      Records held at Presbyterian Historical Society, Montreat, NC

 

 

 

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