TALIAFERRO COUNTY RESEARCH DIRECTORY

COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Taliaferro County Clerk
P.O. Box 114
Crawfordville 30631
For county vital records such as birth, death and marriage records, contact the Taliaferro County Clerk.
Taliaferro County Probate Court
P.O. Box 264
Crawfordville, GA 30631-0264
For items such as wills, probate records, and property records, contact the Taliaferro County Probate Court.
STATE GOVERNMENT
The Georgia Archives
5800 Jonesboro Road
Morrow, GA 30260
Tel: (678) 364-3700
The The Georgia Archives has an excellent state research library. Also on their online site are several searchable indices and links to valuable information.
Georgia Division of Public Health
Public Health Statistics 
PO Box 1700 
Jackson, MS 39215-1700 
(601) 576-7960
The state vital records office maintains birth and death records filed from 1919 to the present. There are no restrictions on death records, but restrictions apply on birth records. Marriage applications and licenses from 1952-1996 are also on file. No divorce records are on file at the state office, however, an index of divorce events from 1952 to the present is available. Some counties may have older birth, death, marriage, or divorce records in their files, but county files only contain records of vital events that occurred in that county.
LIBRARIES
Taliaferro County Library
Askin Street
Crawfordville, GA 30671
Phone: 706.456.2531
Hours of Operation
2:30 - 5:30 Mon.
10:30 - 5 Tues. and Fri.
10 - 1 Sat.
Closed Wed., Thurs., and Sun.
The Taliaferro County Library is a part of the Bartram Trail Regional Library System headquartered in Washington, Wilkes County. The library system website has an online catalog.
NEWSPAPERS
The Advocate-Democrat
184 Davidson Street SE
Crawfordville, Georgia 30631-3800
Phone: 706-453-7988
The Advocate-Democrat is located in Crawfordville, the county seat, and serves as the legal organ for Taliaferro County.
TALIAFERRO CENSUS HELP
M19-20
Georgia 1830 Federal Census: Newton, Oglethorpe, Pike, Pulaski, Putnam, Rabun, Randolph, Richmond, Screven, Talbot, Taliaferro, and Tattnall Counties
M704-51
Georgia 1840 Federal Census: Talbot, Taliaferro, Tattnall, Telfair, Thomas, Troup, and Twiggs Counties
M432-83
Georgia 1850 Federal Census, Free Schedules: Talbot, Taliaferro, Tattnall, Telfair, and Thomas Counties
M432-95
Georgia 1850 Federal Census, Slave Schedules: Screven, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taliaferro, Tattnall, Telfair, Thomas, and Troup Counties
M653-137
Georgia 1860 Federal Census, Free Schedules: Talbot, Taliaferro, Tattnall, Taylor, Telfair, and Terrell Counties
M653-152
Georgia 1860 Federal Census, Slave Schedules: Talbot, Taliaferro, Tattnall, Taylor, Telfair, Terrell, Thomas, Towns, Troup, and Twiggs Counties
M593-175
1870 Federal Census: Talbot, Taliaferro, and Tattnall Counties
T9-166
Georgia 1880 Federal Census: Sumter (cont 74/61 - end), Talbot, Taliaferro, Tattnall, Taylor, Telfair, and Terrell (begin - 79/59) Counties
T623-223
1900 Federal Census: Taliafferro, Taylor Telfair, and Terrell (part: EDs 75--81 and ED 82, sheets 1--23) Counties
M624-212
1910 Federal Census: Stephens, Taliaferro, Tattnall, and Telfair Counties
M625-277
Georgia 1920 Federal Census: Spalding, Stephens, Taliaferro, and Tattnall Counties
M626-385
Georgia 1930 Federal Census: Sumter, Stewart, Talbot, and Taliaferro Counties

Research Note
Prior to Taliaferro County's formation in 1825, you may need to check
records in the parent counties of Greene, Hancock, Oglethorpe, Warren and Wilkes.


 

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