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Baldwin County Georgia American History & Genealogy Project  

Baldwin County & Milledgeville, Ga.
AmericanHistory & GenealogyProject
Eileen Babb McAdams - Baldwin County AHGP Co-ordinator;Paula Franklin Georgia  AHGP  Co-ordinator

   Baldwin County, named after Abraham Baldwin, was created in 1803 by Creek cessions  of  June 1802.  The land was distributed by the 1805 Land Lottery. The Second (1807) Lottery  of Georgia, Act of Legislature was passed on June 26, 1806.  Five new counties were  made out of parts of Baldwin and Wilkinson:  Morgan, Randolph (later to become Jasper  (County), Jones, Putnam, and Telfair. Portions of Wilkinson Co. were added in 1806, 1807, 1856 and 1872.  Portions of Hancock County were added in 1807. Portions of Washington  County were added in 1807, 1812 and 1826. Portions of Jones County were added in 1856.

   Milledgeville, named after John Milledge,  was the state capital of Georgia from 1807 to 1868 & incorporated as a city in 1836.

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Acts African-Americans Historic Pop. Profile (link) Banks
Bible Records Biographies
Eccentric Characters
Books  Businesses
Boundary Lines Brick Walls   Capital Cemeteries
Census Records Central Ga Gen. Soc. (link) Churches Clubs/Organizations
Colleges/Universities Contributors  Courthouse Deaths/Obits
Homicides 1807 - 1983
Elm City Park Estate Records Funeral Homes Historical Markers (link)
Homes Hospitals Hotels Indian Tribes of Ga. (link)
Land/ Deed Records Land Lotteries Libraries Lists/Directories
Confederate Amnesty Applicants 
Lockery Arborteum Lyell's Gully (link) Maps Marriages
Medical Professions Message Boards Mexican Border Patrol 
Mayors Milledgeville Telegraph Co. Milledgeville Railroad Co Military 
Old Grist Mills
Old Federal Road (link)
Passport Applications
Photo Album
Pre-Baldwin County
Oconee River Forts & Settlements East Baldwin 
Postcards  Post Offices Prisons/Detention Centers
Railroads Records  Schools
Sports Players
Tax Records- 1807 Tornado of 1875 Towns/Communities Wills

Baldwin County Courthouse
 201 W Hancock St. Milledgeville, GA 31061
 (478) 445-4807

Chamber of Commerce Milledgeville Mainstreet
 Milledgeville Convention & Visitors Bureau    Museums

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