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Dawson Co., GAGenWeb



Dawn Watson, County Coordinator
Liz Nash, Regional Assistant, Northeast Region
Linda Blum Barton, State Coordinator


Dawson County, Georgia, was created on December 3, 1857 from parts of Gilmer and Lumpkin Counties. It was named for lawyer and politician William C. Dawson. The County seat is Dawsonville.


William Crosby Dawson
1798 - 1856

More on the history of Dawson Co., GA.

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Neighboring Counties
Cherokee County Fannin County Forsyth County
Gilmer County
Hall County Lumpkin County Pickens County
Georgia County Selection List






Records and Resources



Currently, there are no records housed at this site; however, the USGenWeb Archives for Dawson County contains several wonderful records transcriptions in the following categories:

The following may also be useful:

Genealogical and historical publications about Dawson County as of May 2012:






2012 - 2013 by Dawn Watson, County Coordinator

This page was last updated Wednesday, 16-Oct-2013 22:11:02 MDT.

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