Wayne County, Georgia

Wayne county was created on May 11, 1803 from lands ceded from the Creek Indians and named after the Revolutionary War General Anthony Wayne.  The county seat is Jesup.  In 1920 Brantley county was created from portions of Wayne county.  Some of local communities are: Jesup, Odum, Gardi, Pendarvis, and Screven and prior to 1920 Hortense, Nahunta, Waynesville, and Atkinson were part of Wayne county.

Wayne is surrounded by:  Brantley, Pierce, Bacon, Appling, Tattnall, Long, McIntosh and Glynn


My name is Christine Martin and I am the host of Wayne county.  While I do not live in Wayne county, I have a lot of family that have lived in Wayne.  I will do my best to make this a great site for researchers to come and find information on their roots.  To submit records or for questions email me at  christinesoffemartin@hotmail.com


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This page was last updated:  Sunday, August 07, 2011