Vital Records in Georgia

Vital records in Georgia are maintained by the Georgia Department of Health in Atlanta, where they issue certified copies of birth, death & marriage records. Divorce records must be requested from the specific county where the divorce took place. Specific county offices have the oldest vital records, but only for citizens of that county.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that the Georgia Department of Health can provide:

Record Type Available From
Georgia Birth Records January 1919 – 2017
Georgia Death Records January 1919 – 2017
Georgia Divorce Records dependent on county
Georgia Marriage Records June 9, 1952 – 1996
records from 1996 – 2017 must be
requested from specific county

Find County Offices in Georgia

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CountyYear Founded
Appling County, GA December 15, 1818
Atkinson County, GA August 15, 1917
Bacon County, GA July 27, 1914
Baker County, GA December 12, 1825
Baldwin County, GA 1803
Banks County, GA 1859
Barrow County, GA July 7, 1914
Bartow County, GA December 3, 1832
Ben Hill County, GA 1906
Berrien County, GA 1856
Bibb County, GA December 9, 1822
Bleckley County, GA 1912
Brantley County, GA 1920
Brooks County, GA 1858
Bryan County, GA 1793
Bulloch County, GA 1796
Burke County, GA 1777
Butts County, GA 1825
Calhoun County, GA February 20, 1854
Camden County, GA 1777
Candler County, GA 1914
Carroll County, GA June 9, 1826
Catoosa County, GA 1853
Charlton County, GA 1854
Chatham County, GA February 5, 1777
Chattahoochee County, GA 1854
Chattooga County, GA 1838
Cherokee County, GA December 21, 1830
Clarke County, GA December 5, 1801
Clay County, GA 1854
Clayton County, GA November 30, 1858
Clinch County, GA 1850
Cobb County, GA December 2, 1832
Coffee County, GA February 9, 1854
Colquitt County, GA 1856
Columbia County, GA 1790
Cook County, GA 1918
Coweta County, GA 1826
Crawford County, GA 1822
Crisp County, GA 1905
Dade County, GA 1837
Dawson County, GA 1857
Decatur County, GA 1823
DeKalb County, GA December 9, 1822
Dodge County, GA 1870
Dooly County, GA May 15, 1821
Dougherty County, GA 1853
Douglas County, GA 1870
Early County, GA 1818
Echols County, GA 1858
Effingham County, GA February 5, 1777
Elbert County, GA 1790
Emanuel County, GA 1812
Evans County, GA 1914
Fannin County, GA 1854
Fayette County, GA May 15, 1821
Floyd County, GA December 3, 1832
Forsyth County, GA December 3, 1831
Franklin County, GA February 25, 1784
Fulton County, GA December 20, 1853
Gilmer County, GA 1832
Glascock County, GA 1857
Glynn County, GA 1777
Gordon County, GA February 13, 1850
Grady County, GA August 17, 1905
Greene County, GA 1786
Gwinnett County, GA December 15, 1818
Habersham County, GA 1818
Hall County, GA December 15, 1818
Hancock County, GA December 17, 1793
Haralson County, GA January 26, 1856
Harris County, GA December 14, 1827
Hart County, GA December 7, 1853
Heard County, GA December 22, 1830
Henry County, GA May 15, 1821
Houston County, GA May 15, 1821
Irwin County, GA December 15, 1818
Jackson County, GA 1796
Jasper County, GA December 10, 1807
Jeff Davis County, GA August 18, 1905
Jefferson County, GA February 20, 1796
Jenkins County, GA August 17, 1905
Johnson County, GA December 11, 1858
Jones County, GA December 10, 1807
Lamar County, GA 1920
Lanier County, GA 1920
Laurens County, GA December 10, 1807
Lee County, GA June 9, 1825
Liberty County, GA February 5, 1777
Lincoln County, GA February 20, 1796
Long County, GA November 2, 1920
Lowndes County, GA December 23, 1825
Lumpkin County, GA December 3, 1832
Macon County, GA December 14, 1837
Madison County, GA December 5, 1811
Marion County, GA December 14, 1827
McDuffie County, GA 1870
McIntosh County, GA 1793
Meriwether County, GA 1827
Miller County, GA 1856
Mitchell County, GA 1857
Monroe County, GA 1826
Montgomery County, GA December 19, 1793
Morgan County, GA 1807
Murray County, GA 1832
Muscogee County, GA June 9, 1826
Newton County, GA November 30, 1821
Oconee County, GA February 24, 1875
Oglethorpe County, GA December 19, 1795
Paulding County, GA December 3, 1832
Peach County, GA July 8, 1924
Pickens County, GA December 5, 1863
Pierce County, GA December 18, 1857
Pike County, GA 1822
Polk County, GA December 20, 1851
Pulaski County, GA December 13, 1808
Putnam County, GA December 10, 1807
Quitman County, GA December 10, 1858
Rabun County, GA 1819
Randolph County, GA December 20, 1828
Richmond County, GA February 5, 1777
Rockdale County, GA 1854
Schley County, GA December 22, 1857
Screven County, GA December 14, 1793
Seminole County, GA 1920
Spalding County, GA 1851
Stephens County, GA August 18, 1905
Stewart County, GA December 23, 1830
Sumter County, GA December 26, 1831
Talbot County, GA December 14, 1827
Taliaferro County, GA December 24, 1825
Tattnall County, GA December 5, 1801
Taylor County, GA January 15, 1852
Telfair County, GA December 10, 1807
Terrell County, GA February 16, 1856
Thomas County, GA December 24, 1825
Tift County, GA August 17, 1905
Toombs County, GA August 18, 1905
Towns County, GA 1856
Treutlen County, GA November 5, 1918
Troup County, GA June 9, 1826
Turner County, GA August 18, 1905
Twiggs County, GA December 14, 1809
Union County, GA 1832
Upson County, GA December 15, 1824
Walker County, GA December 18, 1833
Walton County, GA December 22, 1818
Ware County, GA December 15, 1824
Warren County, GA December 19, 1793
Washington County, GA February 25, 1784
Wayne County, GA December 7, 1803
Webster County, GA December 16, 1853
Wheeler County, GA November 5, 1912
White County, GA 1857
Whitfield County, GA December 30, 1851
Wilcox County, GA December 22, 1857
Wilkes County, GA February 5, 1777
Wilkinson County, GA May 11, 1803
Worth County, GA December 20, 1853