PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO THE TOTAL DESTRUCTION BY FIRE OF THE HANCOCK COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, THIS INFORMATION IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
Update as to progress of digitization of Hancock County Records Click HERE for
Recent Article published in the Sparta Ishmaelite
Local Hancock County Resource Addresses and Available Information
Clerk of the Superior Court has court and land records from 1794. Address: Courthouse Square, Broad St., P.O. Box 451, Sparta, GA 31087. Phone 706-444-6644, Fax: 706-444-5685.
Probate Court Clerk has probate records from 1794 and marriage records from 1806, 601 Courthouse Square, Sparta, GA. 31087. Phone 706-444-5343, Fax 706-444-6221.
Hancock County Local Government Web Site Click (Here)
Georgia State Archives Web Site - Contains a multitude of information, among other things, actual copies of Confederate
pension applications, enlistments, oaths, etc; Colonial wills and will books, head right and bounty plats. Also check out the
Virtual Vault and the Vanishing Georgia link on this site.
THIS SITE NOW CONTAINS ACTUAL IMAGES OF DEATH CERTIFICATES FOR GEORGIA FROM 1919 TO 1927, SOME FROM 1917, 1918 AND 1937 (CLICK HERE)
ALSO ACTUAL COPIES OF MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES FOR 1808 TO 1901 (CLICK HERE)
Georgia State Office of Vital Records (how to order birth, death, marriage, divorce records)
Another Way to Order Vital Records
National Archives Southeast Region Archives - Morrow, Georgia
Chronicling America - Historic American Newspapers - 1836-1922 (All States - searchable) Library of Congress Website
Family Search - Web site of the Family History Library - LDS Church (many records here)
University of Georgia Libraries
Digital Library of Georgia (a University of Georgia website)
Updated September 9, 2017