People, places, and things that can help you in your Barrow County research
Barrow County Historical Society & Museum
94 E Athens Street
PO Box 277
Winder, GA 30680
East Georgia Genealogical Society
PO Box 117
Winder, GA 30680
Georgia Department of Archives and History
5800 Jonesboro Road Morrow, GA 30260
678-364-3700 (404) 657-8427 (fax)
Georgia State Office of Vital Records
Georgia Dept of Human Resources
2600 Skyland Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-3640
(404) 524-4278 (fax)
If anyone has additional information on the availability of any books listed here, or knows of additional books useful to Barrow County researchers, please e-mail me.
- Barrow County, Georgia Cemeteries
compiled by the East Georgia Genealogical Society. Currently out of print.
- William Richey Segars of Jackson County, now Barrow County, Georgia, and his descendants from 1800 by J. H. Segars, © 1989
- Beadland to Barrow: A History of Barrow County, Georgia from the earliest days to the present, by Culpepper Fred Ingram. Available from the Barrow County Museum
- Atlas of East and Coastal Georgia Watercourses and Militia Districts, by Paul K. Graham
- Barrow County, Georgia Marriages, 1915-1932, by the East Georgia Genealogical Society. Available here
Barrow County page at GeorgiaInfo. Think of this as an online almanac.
Jackson County Historic Archives and Welcome Center
This facility, located at 85 Washington Street, Jefferson, GA 30549, houses mortgage records, tax digests dating back to 1797, Civil Court dockets, individual court files, Superior Court minutes, family histories, and much more. It is also the home of the Jackson County Historical Society. Prior to the creation of Barrow County, records of your family may be found here.
Various people have offered their time and energy to assist others by searching for information in books, etc. they own. Address your questions to the individual volunteer and please limit yourself to one name per request. Put BARROW COUNTY LOOKUP in the subject line of your request. In the first line of the message please put the name of the book or whatever you are requesting the lookup in. If you request a lookup, please don’t forget to thank your volunteer for their time.
|The History of Auburn and Carl (unindexed)
by Myldred Flanagan Hutchins
|Chapel Christian Church, 1860-1962 (unindexed)
by Susan Lanier Perry
Books We Own, A Look-Up Resource for International Genealogical Research. This is a Rootsweb project. The Georgia page is here.
- Historical Atlas of Georgia Counties – Barrow County
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division This collection makes it much easier to tell which maps are in the public domain.
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps For Winder – 1903, 1909, 1921
- Georgia County Maps and Atlases
Athens Historic Newspapers Archive This is a searchable archive of images of Athens newspapers from 1827 to 1922.