Wilkes County GA Genealogy

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Wilkes Records by Type

Birth Records (2)
Cemetery Records (120)
Census Records (53)
Church Records (18)
Court Records (11)
Death Records (9)
Histories and Genealogies (12)
Immigration Records (1)
Land Records (19)
Map Records (14)
Marriage Records (21)
Military Records (10)
Minority Records (3)
Miscellaneous Records (5)
Newspapers and Obituaries (31)
Probate Records (41)
School Records (5)
Tax Records (7)

Wilkes County Records by City/Town

Rayle Genealogy (40)
Tignall Genealogy (32)

Washington City Genealogy (109)

Overview of Wilkes County Records

  • Wilkes County was created in 1777 from Creek and Cherokee Indian Lands.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates from 1919 and later can be obtained from the Georgia Department of Public Health.
  • The Wilkes County Probate Court has birth, marriage, death, and probate records starting in 1792.
  • The Wilkes County Clerk Superior Court has divorce records, court records starting in 1778, land records starting in 1777, and military discharge records.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.