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Here is where you will find information on births, marriages, divorces, deaths and Social Security records for Newton County. If you have any records to share, please contact me.
Vital records of births and deaths are kept by government offices. Statewide registration of births and deaths began January 1, 1919 in Georgia. Sometimes cities and counties kept birth and death records before the state began a record keeping system. The cost is $25 for a certified copy of a birth or death certificate, $10 for marriage verification. Additional copies of same record ordered at same time are $5.00 each. For a copy of a birth or death certificate or marriage verification, go to:
Georgia Division of Public Health, Vital Records
For earlier records in Atlanta or Savannah or other cities or counties, write to the Vital Records Office in county where event occurred.
Newton County has marriage records that begin in 1822. To obtain a copy, contact the Courthouse in Covington.
Click here for some online Vital Records such as births, marriages, divorces & deaths.
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Send Comments about this Newton County site to Carolyn Golowka, Newton County, Georgia County Coordinator
I do not live in Georgia so I am unable to help with your personal research questions. All the information I know about Newton County is posted promptly on this site. Please visit the "Research Resources" section of this site. I would suggest that if you don't find the information your looking for here, that you explore the message boards at Ancestry.com. The more places you ask the question, the better your chances of getting an answer.
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Website updated: Wednesday, 28-Jul-2021 18:22:02 CDT