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Telfair County, GAGenWeb site!
your County Coordinator: I do not live in Telfair County, but
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County was organized from Wilkinson County in 1807. Its
county seat is McRae although Jacksonville served as its
first seat of government. Marriage records date to 1810;
land records to 1809; probate records to 1831; and court
records to 1810. The county was named for Edward Telfair
(1735-1807) who served as governor of the state.
County once included portions of present-day Laurens, Wheeler,
Dodge, Coffee, and Jeff Davis Counties.
GAGenWeb Project state site
Archives for Telfair County
County Resource Index at Rootsweb
County Info (University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute
Central Georgia Genealogical
Huxford Genealogical Society
for Telfair County (from FedStats)
Graveyard for Telfair County
Archives Penny Postcard Project
and Parent Counties: