ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES

Twiggs County and Region


Twiggs County Public Library
101 Ash Street
PO Box 305
Jeffersonville, GA  31044
Phone:  (912) 945-3814

Washington Memorial Libary
1180 Washington Ave. Macon, GA 31201
Genealogical and Historical Room has one of the largest collections in the southeast. Contains 21,000 books, 15,000 microfilms, 259 maps and 60 subscriptions. The library serves over 13,000 researchers annually.
Hours: Monday 9-9 / Tuesday - Saturday 9-6 / closed Sunday
Directions from Atlanta: Take I-75 South to Exit 52 (Hardeman-Forsyth Ave) and proceed to the second traffic light (Forsyth Ave). Turn left onto Forsyth Ave and go through two traffic lights (stay in left lane). At third traffic light (College St) turn left. Go to next traffic light and turn right onto Washington Ave. Library is just ahead on the right.Courtesy of Bibb County page
Newspaper-Macon Telegraph indexed on computer from 1899. However, the newspaper is also indexed in the genealogy room in books for dates prior to that.

Mercer University Library Special Collections. Macon, GA.
Mercer University-1400 Coleman Ave., Macon, GA. 31207. The library phone is (912) 752-2057.

Georgia Baptist History Depository contains records of individual churches, papers and publications. The Christian Index-published indices to marriages (1828-1855) and obituaries (1822-1879, 1880-1890) and some unpublished marriages, ordinations, retirements, and obituaries. Microfilm.
1300 Edgewood Ave, Macon 31207-0001 (912)752-2079.
Special Collection hours are Mon-Fri 9am-12; 1pm-5pm.

Archives

Form 80 (Military service and pension records prior to World War I, including the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, and Spanish-American War); Form 81 (Passenger Arrivals) Form 82 (Copies of Census Records) Form 83 (Eastern Cherokee Applications) Form 180 (Military service records, World War I and later).



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