Welcome to Decatur County, Georgia's GenWeb

Decatur County, Georgia was formed on December 8, 1823. Land in Early County was distributed through the lottery of 1820. A part of Decatur County was set off to Thomas County in 1825, a part to Grady County 1905, and a part to Seminole County in 1920. The county was named for Stephen Decatur (17791820) of Maryland, an illustrious U.S.Navy commodore, who was killed in a duel by Commodore James Barron. The county seat is Bainbridge.

Communities include: Amsterdam, Attapulgus, Bainbridge, Brinson, Climax, Eldorendo, Faceville, Fowlstown, Lynn, and Recovery.


Decatur County neighbors are Baker Co., Early Co., Grady Co., Miller Co., Mitchell Co., Seminole Co., and Gadsden Co. FL.
Decatur County Records Index
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
Choose from the Items below to begin your research in Decatur County. Thanks to the Many Volunteers who have made this website so rich in resources to date. Most especially to Mr. Eustus Howard Hayes - now deceased.
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Denise Smiley

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