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DeKalb County, Ga. Genealogical Resources

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sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) U.S. Census reports are available for DeKalb County from 1830 to 1930.

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Wills and estate documents, as well as other genealogical information, are available from the DeKalb County Judge of Probate Court, 556 McDonough Street, Decatur, GA 30030. 404-371-2718.

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Atlanta History Center

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) DeKalb Convention and Visitors Bureau
1957 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 510, Tucker, GA 30084. 770-492-5000.

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Georgia Vital Records (birth and death certificates (beginning 1919)
Georgia Vital Records Unit, Georgia Department of Human Resources, 2600 Skyland Drive, N. E., Atlanta, GA 30319-3640. 404-679-4701.

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) County Legal Newspaper
The Champion, P. O. Box 1347, Decatur, GA 30031-1347

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) DeKalb History Center
Old Courthouse on the Square, Decatur, GA 30030. 404-373-1088.

Former DeKalb History Center Archivist Paul K. Graham
has published this article on things you need to know before researching at the History Center.

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Decatur Library
215 Sycamore Street, Decatur, GA 30030. 404-370-3070.

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Georgia Archives
5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260. 678-364-3700

Books In Print  

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) The History of DeKalb County, Georgia

     by Vivian Price

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Historic DeKalb County: An Illustrated History
    by Vivian Price

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Life In Dixie During The War
    Civil War narrative by Mary Gay

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) The Story of Decatur
    history of DeKalb's county seat
    by Caroline McKinney Clarke
sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Vanishing DeKalb
     pictorial history of DeKalb County

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) The Story of Dunwoody 1821-2001
     by Elizabeth L. Davis, Ethel W. Spruill,
     Joyce Amacher, Lynne Byrd

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) The History of Doraville, Georgia
     by Laura and Ken Barre'

DeKalb Maps 

sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Google Maps 
Interactive map service, useful for locating places in DeKalb County and elsewhere
sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Georgia County Map
Showing the location of DeKalb County
within the state
sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Historical DeKalb County Maps
with links to other Georgia counties
sdi_gr.gif (870 bytes) Militia Districts

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