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Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce
Provides information on History of Thomaston - Upson, School Systems, Attractions, Board of Directors, and Major Employers. At present this site is down for reconstruction.

Thomaston-Upson Arts Council
Provides a Virtual Tour of the gallery, and information about Community Events, Children's Events, Visual Arts, Kid's Club, Past Events, and Membership.

The Thomaston Times
Provides a brief history of Thomaston, with information about subscriptions and advertising.

Georgia Department of Archives and History
In addition to the obvious things, this site contains a list of historical organizations and resources in Georgia.

State of Georgia Agencies
Comprehensive list of Georgia government agencies and telephone numbers.

Georgia Alumni Net
Search for alumni of Flint River Technical Institute and R. E. Lee Institute. Post your listings as well.

Atlanta Business Chronicle
Thomaston in the news.  

Genealogical Aids

A good place to start. A huge genealogy database, genealogy search engines, tutorial on how to trace family trees, and much more.

Georgia Historical Society
Provides information on its Library and Archives, Historical Markers, Education Program, and Publications.

Georgia Genealogical Society
Provides information about membership, publications, cemetary guidelines and links to other research aids.

Lineage's Genealogy Site: Upson County, Georgia
Provides contact information and links (where available) to major genealogical and historical organizations, plus a list of records that can be accessed by Lineage's researchers with your request for a fee. Site also offers a Genealogy for Beginners resource.

GAGenWeb Archives, Upson County
Provides cemetary listings, census records, land records and wills and estates records. You may also send your files to be displayed on the page.

Afrigeneas - African Ancestored Genealogy
Provides a beginner's guide to African American genealogy, a searchable database of surnames and slave data, and a genealogy forum.

Georgia Genealogy Books
The goal of this site is to provide a comprehensive list of the published materials available for Georgia research. - Genealogy
The online bookstore's 100 best selling books concerning online genealogical research.

Social Security Death Index
The database contains information (more than 62 million records) provided by the Social Security Administration. Updated monthly.

Vital Records, GA
Contains information about where to obtain copies of Georgia vital records, such as birth & death certificates, marriage licenses & divorce decrees.

Georgia Wedding Bells
Lists Brides and Grooms prior to 1900. You may send your information to be posted.

Political Graveyard - Upson County, Georgia
Provides a list of politicians born and buried in Upson County, plus a list of links to statistical information about Upson County.

US Surname Distribution
Enter your surname and instantly receive an image of the distribution of your name throughout the United States.

Civil War

Georgia Civil War Map of Battles
Concise map of Civil War Battles in Georgia, with a linked listing of all battles, and sources for further information.

Civil War in Georgia
List of Upson County, Georgia Civil War Units, with the option to read and post queries on the Civil War Forum.

Georgia Infantry Regiments
Comprehensive listing of books and websites concerning the Georgia Infantry Regiments of the Civil War.

Reminiscences of the Civil War
Full electrontic version of the book by John Brown Gordon, 1832-1904.

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
Provides detailed information on how to go about finding information about Civil War Soldiers from the National Archives.

Confederate Flags of the Civil War
Picture of the flag of the Upson County Guards.