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Dougherty County Georgia

Dougherty County Georgia USGenWeb Coordinator: Debra Crosby The Registry

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Dougherty County Addresses & Resources
Albany Dougherty County Web Site
Dougherty County Probate Court
225 Pine Ave. Albany, GA 31701
229- 431-2102
Fax: 229-431-2694
Doughery County Court Records Online
 The Genealogy Room
Dougherty County Public Library

Central Branch 3rd Floor
300 Pine Ave. Albany, GA
Mon - Wed     10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thurs 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fri 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sat 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sundays        CLOSED Some of their holdings:

Albany Area Chamber of Commerce
225 West Broad Avenue
Albany, Georgia, 31701
(229) 434-8700
Fax(229) 434-8716
Toll Free (800) 475-8700

The Albany Herald
P.O. Box 48
Albany, GA 31702-0048
(229) 888-9300
Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society
covers Dougherty County
meets in Dougherty County Public Library
P.O.Box 4672
Albany, Georgia 31706
Television Stations
WALB Newscenter 10

WFXL Fox 31
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Family History Center
2700 Westgate Blvd.
Albany, GA 31707
1880 Census online
Dougherty Co. Records from LDS
Funeral Homes
Austin & Taylor Mortuary 229-439-2273
Elliot Funeral Home 229-436-3553
Fields Funeral Home 229-439-0802
Hall & Hall Funeral Home 229-883-3864
Kimbrell & Stern Mortuary 229-883-4152
Litman J. L. Funeral Services 229-430-8800
Martin Luther King Memorial Chapel 229-432-9826
Mathews Funeral Home 229-435-5657
Meadows Funeral Home 229-439-2262
Poteat Funeral Home 229-436-3615
Ward's Funeral Home 229-446-8390
Floral Memory Gardens  229-888-3113
Crown Hill Cemetery 229-883-6600
City Cemtery Oakview, Riverside 229-430-5186
Georgia Department of Human Resources
Vital Records Unit (404) 679-4701
2600 Skyland Drive, NE
Fax: (404) 524-4278

Atlanta, GA 30319-3640
Dougherty County Mail List
to subscribe send an email to
type "subscribe" (without the quotes) in the
body of the message.
Then you can send queries to the list to:


Need a Local Researcher?
Gerry Hill, A local resident and member of the Society
is willing to do research in Albany Dougherty County
and surrounding counties for a fee.
Contact Gerry at


County Seat: Albany

Dougherty County Records available at Central Library
1860 Census Dougherty County Georgia
A First State Corporation Legacy
A Hand Book of Albany and Dougherty County Georgia
A History From the Heart - Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Albany Baptist Church Book 1860 - 1870
Albany Georgia Newspaper Clippings 1845 - 1874
Albany Historic Properties Survey
Albany on the Flint
An Introductory Study of Methodism in Dougherty County
Celebrating Our Past Claiming Our Future 1841 - 1991 United Methodist Church
Crown Hill Cemetery
Dougherty County Georgia Marriage Records "The First 50 Years"
Dougherty County Will Book 1
Echoes of the Past
Flood of Memories
Flood of the Century
Generations - The Story of Albany
Glancing Backward Albany, Georgia 1836 - 1986
Historical Background of Dougherty County Georgia 1836 - 1940
Histories of Albany Georgia Churches
Histories of Albany Georgia Organizations
History and Development - Albany Community Chorus
History and Reminiscences of Dougherty County Georgia
History of Albany Baptist Church
History of Avalon United Methodist Church
History of First Methodist Church Albany Georgia 1841 - 1951
History of Public Education in Dougherty County
History of St. Teresa's Catholic Church
I Tried Everything Once
Inventory of the County Archives of Georgia
Journal of Southwest Georgia History Volumes 1 - 11
Lest We Forget
Marriage Book 1 1854 - 1867 Dougherty County Georgia
Marriage Records - First United Methodist Church Albany Georgia 1874 - 1933
Minutes of First Baptist Church Albany Georgia 1860 - 1870
Nelson Tift Diary and index
Oakview Cemetery
Obituaries Albany Herald 1938 - 2000
Official Service Records, WWI 1917 - 1919 Dougherty Co. Ga - Ga Veterans Service Office
Pastors Record of Funerals - Dr. Leonard A. Stephens - First Baptist - 1943 - 1974
Pastors Record of Marriages - Dr. Leonard A. Stephens - First Baptist - 1943 - 1975
Pine Bluff Baptist Church 150 Years of History
Riverside Cemetery
The Royal Air Force in Albany 1941 - 1943 Commemorative Booklet
Thronateeska - Flintwater
Tombstone Inscriptions Mitchell and Dougherty County Cemeteries
United Spanish War Veterans and Auxilliaries United Spanish War Veterans

Burial Records for the City of Albany..Oakview Cemetery..Sextons Book...1854 - 1914..
**note...these are kept in a locked cabinet and you have to ask for these. Currently being transcribed
and posted on the Archives.

All of the Albany Patriot, Albany News and Albany Herald are available
on the 2nd floor in Reference but there is no index to the papers.
Microfilm of all Federal census for this county is also available.
1860 - 1920 with index and soundex

Publications for Sale 

Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society
Dougherty Co. GA, Cemeteries, Book 1 (Oakview & Older Cemeteries)    $18.50
Dougherty Co. GA, Cemeteries, Book 2 (Riverside & Crown Hill)     $18.00
Dougherty Co. GA, 1860 Census copied by Faye Sweat       $ 6.00
Postage: first book $ 1.75
Postage: each additional book $ .75
Note: Society members should take a 10% reduction
on all purchases (before adding sales tax)

publications are soft-cover
Address your order to:
Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 4672
Albany, GA 31706

Dougherty County Georgia Marriage Records            $18.50
Marriage Records of Eight Georgia Counties
(Baker, Calhoun, Colquitt, Dougherty, Lee, Mitchell, Terrell, Worth)
Book Alphebetized by Grooms            $57.50
Book Alphebetized by Brides           $57.50
Georgia Residents Please Add 6% Sales Tax
NOTE: Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society Members May Take A 10% Reduction
On All Purchase Prices (before adding shipping & sales tax).

Shipping & Handling for Eight County Book; $3.00
Shipping & Handling $1.75 for single county book; $.50 each additional book
Order Direct From:
Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 4672
Albany, GA 31706

Dougherty County GaArchives

University of Georgia - Courthouses - Dougherty County

University of Georgia - Courthouses - Dougherty County

National Register of Historical Places Dougherty County:
Political Graveyard Dougherty County:
Darton College
Dougherty County School System
Albany State University

Thronateeska Heritage Center

Old Georgia Newspapers

Most available through inter library loan.

African American Resources:
The Afrigeneas Homepage
Cyndi's List African American Index
American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology

Other Useful Addresses
Atlanta Historical Society
3101 Andrews Drive, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30366
Atlanta History Center
Atlanta Public Library
1 Margaret Mitchell Square
Atlanta, GA 30303

National Archives—Southeast Region
1557 St. Joseph Avenue
East Point, GA 30344
African-American Family History Association
P.O. Box 115268
Atlanta, Georgia 30310
Georgia Department of Archives and History
5800 Jonesboro Road
Morrow, Georgia 30260
Georgia Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 38066
Atlanta, GA 30334
Georgia Historical Society and Library
501 Whittaker Street
Savannah, GA 31499
Library of Congress and Annex
1st-2nd Streets, S.E.
Washington, DC 20504
The Library of Congress has extensive
holdings on local and family history

National Genealogical Society
4527 Seventeenth Street North
Arlington, VA 22207
Phone: (703) 525-0050
Toll Free:(800) 473-0060
Fax: (703) 525-0052
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M
National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution Library
1776 D Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-628-1776
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM  
Sunday from 1:00 - 5:00 PM
CLOSED Saturdays & Holidays
The Afro-American Historical
and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 73086,
Washington, D.C. 20056

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