People, places, and things that can help you in your Barrow County research


Barrow County Government

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) 679-4702
(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

Vital Records:

  • 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.

Book Volunteer
The History of Auburn and Carl (unindexed)
by Myldred Flanagan Hutchins
MK Harrison
Chapel Christian Church, 1860-1962 (unindexed)
by Susan Lanier Perry
Cheryl Chasin

Books We Own, A Look-Up Resource for International Genealogical Research. This is a Rootsweb project. The Georgia page is here.


Athens Historic Newspapers Archive This is a searchable archive of images of Athens newspapers from 1827 to 1922.