Discovery Your Family History

Georgia Family History & Genealogy Centers

Numerous Georgia populace who started undertaking the research about their ancestry, usually gets confused and gave up before they make any genuine advancement. It has been hard to chase their ancestry because they are confused on what to do and no one can assist them.¬†Much of the time, they didn’t know the right assets to guide them in their investigation. To guarantee your lineage research is as auspicious as would be prudent, start your journey at a Georgia Family History Center. The well-known research offices are found all through the state and are manned by the Georgia LDS Family Search and a crew of highly skilled volunteers. The office boasts of noteworthy print, microfilm and workstation assets to help you discover your ancestors effectively and correctly.

If you have any questions or comments about family history centers, please send a message to

Albany Family History Center
2700 Westgate Blvd
Albany, Georgia 31707
(912) 436-8637
Tues & Thur 9a-1p 6p-9p,Wed 7-9p, Sat 9a-1p

Athens Family Hisory Center
706 Whitehead Rd
Athens, Georgia 30602
(706) 543-3052
Tuesday 6pm-9pm, Wed 9am-3pm & 7pm-9pm, Thurs 9:30am – 1pm, Sat 12pm – 4pm
Notes: See webpage at

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
2911 Community Rd
Brunswick, Georgia 31520
(912) 265-5912
Tues, Wed, Thurs, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. & 7 pm to 9 pm

Douglas Family History Center
200 N Chester Ave
Douglas, Georgia 31533
(912) 384-0607
Tue – 6 to 8 p.m.; Wed &Thr 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Fri – 1 to 5 p.m.; Sat – 3 – 5 p.m.
Notes: Will be closed Week of Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years as well as the 4th of July

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
835 N Belair Rd
Evans, Georgia 30809
(706) 860-1024
Tues, Thur, & Sat 9am-4pm / Tues & Thur 6pm-9pm
Notes: Wed By Appt Only for Member & Groups

Gainesville Family History Center
1234 Riverside Dr
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
(770) 536-4391
Tuesday – 9AM – 4:30PM Fri & Sat 9AM til 12 Noon

Jonesboro Family History Center
2100 Jodeco Rd
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236
(770) 477-5985
Tues. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; Wed. 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Thurs. 9 a.m. -9 p.m. Sunday (members only) 5 p.m.- 9 p.m.

LaGrange Family History Center
115 Clark St
LaGrange, Georgia 30240
(706) 882-2201
Thursday 12 Noon -8 PM; Saturday 9 AM-1 PM
Notes: Located in LDS Church Building

Macon Family History Center
1624 Williamson Rd
Macon, Georgia 31206
(912) 788-5885
Varies, call ahead

Marietta, GA Stake FHC
3195 Trickum Rd
Marietta, Georgia 30066
(770) 973-4510
Mon, – Thurs. 9am – 5pm; Tues. & Wed. 6pm – 9pm; Fri. 9am 1pm; Sat. 10am-3pm

Newnan Family History Center
821 Old Atlanta Hwy
Newnan, Georgia 30265
(770) 254-9857
Tu & Thu 9am-4pm & 6pm-9pm & Sun 5pm-8pm
Notes: Staffed by volunteers; Please call first

Rome Family History Center
3300 Garden Lakes Blvd
Rome, Georgia 30161
(706) 235-2281

Roswell Family History Center
500 Norcross St
Roswell, Georgia 30075
(770) 594-1706
Mo, Fr 10am-2pm, Tu, Wed, Thur 10am-9pm, Sat 9am-1pm, Su 7-9pm

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
4833 Suwanee Dam Rd
Suwanee, Georgia 30024
(770) 271-3430
Tue Wed Thur 10-2/Tue Wed 6-9/Sun6-8
Notes: Is in the Sugar Hill Stake

Tifton Family History Center
201 W Church St
Tifton, Georgia 31795
(706) 647-2420
Wed 7p-0p
Notes: Look up the phone # for The Church of Latter-day Saints.

Tucker Family History Center
1947 Brockett Rd
Tucker, Georgia 30084
(770) 723-9941
Tu-Fr 9am-1pm, Tu-Th 6pm-9pm, Su 5-7pm(LDS only)

For a proportionally small state, Georgia beyond any doubt carries a considerable amount of counties -159! A lot of its inhabitant entire development was established during the Land Lotteries of 1805 – 1833 wherein newly established region was accessible to a variety of inquirers. Tragically, this advancement expedited the 1838 forced evacuation of countless Cherokee along the Trail of Tears, shortly to be overshadowed by an eruption of slavery – practically a huge part of Georgia’s people by the beginning of the Civil War were slaves. What’s more, several progenitors heading east-to-west voyaged throughout Georgia as countless families has taken into consideration going further west and having Georgia-conceived kids.

Some great Georgia specific genealogy resources that you definitely want to check out are:

1. Digital Library of Georgia and Georgia’s Virtual Vault are a goldmine for GA researchers encompassing collections from 160 institutions and agencies giving access to a million digital files, including Colonial wills, Confederate records, death certificates, land records, newspapers and more.

2. Georgia Genealogical Society provides member access to some invaluable GA records while also facilitating everyone’s hunt for ancestors in Georgia.

3. Cemeteries often provide invaluable information and these two GA collections cover 11 GA cemeteries — African American Cemeteries and Obituaries has about 80,000 entries for Chattahoochee, Harris, Marion, Muscogee, Schley and Sumter counties in Georgia, and Russell County, Alabama; and Friends of Cemeteries of Middle Georgia presently indexes 43,000 graves in Baldwin, Hancock, Jones, Washington and Wilkinson Counties.

4. To do early Georgia research you need to understand the land lotteries. Read about the specifics of each land lottery via the Georgia Archives and check out the Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project for lists of individual drawers for the various lotteries.