Lumpkin County, Georgia
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Lumpkin County Lumpkin County, Georgia, named after Georgia Governor Wilson Lumpkin, was created in 1832 from Cherokee, Hall and Habersham Counties.  The largest portion of Lumpkin County, lying west of the Chestatee River, had formerly been part of the Cherokee Nation.  In 1828, the discovery of gold on the lands that subsequently became Lumpkin County resulted in the first U.S. gold rush.  The Cherokee Nation was quickly overrun by white intruders seeking the precious metal, and the mining towns of Auraria and Dahlonega were quickly established.  In 1832, the State of Georgia appropriated the Cherokee Lands lying within it's borders and created the original Cherokee County, which comprised most of NW Georgia.  Later that year, several counties were created, including Lumpkin County, from the original Cherokee County.  By 1840, part of Lumpkin County was transferred to Union County.  In 1857, a portion of Lumpkin County was cut off for the creation of Dawson County.  Dahlonega, famous for it's U.S. Gold Mint, became the county seat in 1833.  Dahlonega is proud to be the home of the University of North Georgia, Dahlonega Campus.

     Welcome to the Lumpkin County, Georgia Genealogy site.   I am Dan Pierce, the county coordinator for Lumpkin County.  Thank you for stopping by, and please check back frequently as new items are continuously being added.  Feel free to send me your comments on this website, and please consider donating any materials that you think may benefit those doing research in Lumpkin County.

      This site is a member of The GAGenWeb Project and it's parent, The USGenWeb Project.  The State Coordinator for Georgia is Paula Perkins.  The Assistant State Coordinators for Georgia are Rebecca Maloney and Vivian Saffold.

Lumpkin County History

A History of Lumpkin County
Lumpkin County History
=> (lumpkincounty.gov)
Historic Auraria
People of Lumpkin Co
NW Georgia History
=> (freepages.rootsweb.com)
North Georgia History
=> (aboutnorthgeorgia.com)

Research Aids

The GAGenWeb Project
=> (thegaproject.org)
GAGenWeb Archives / LUMPKIN
=> (usgwarchives.net)
Georgia Vital Records
=> (dph.georgia.gov)
Lookup Volunteers
Public Libraries
Georgia Archives Research
=> (georgiaarchives.org)
Georgia Virtual Vault
=> (georgiaarchives.org)
Georgia Land Lotteries
=> (georgiaarchives.org)
1832 Georgia Land Lottery / LUMPKIN
=> (georgiaarchives.org)
1832 Georgia Gold Lottery / LUMPKIN
=> (georgiaarchives.org)
1833 Georgia Land Lottery / LUMPKIN
=> (georgiaarchives.org)
Georgia Links and Info
=> (rootsweb.com)


1832 - 10 Original Counties
Original Cherokee County
Sections and Districts

=> (usgwarchives.net)
1839 Lumpkin County
1895 Lumpkin County
Lumpkin Co. Militia Districts
(from 1950 census)
Lumpkin Co. Land Lot Map
Links to Websites with Maps
Related to Lumpkin County


Bible Records
Church Records
Court Records
Deeds and Land Records
Letters & Stories
Marriage Records
Miscellaneous Documents
Native American
Newspaper Articles
Pension Records
School Records
Tax Records
Wills and Probate

Photo Album

Our Ancestors
Tombstones & Cemeteries
Places & Structures
Unknown Photos
Digital Library of Georgia
Chestatee Collection

=> (dlg.usg.edu)

Lumpkin County Today

Lumpkin County Offices
and Departments

=> (lumpkincounty.gov)
=> (dahlonega.org)
Chamber of Commerce

=> (dahlonega.org)
Lumpkin County Library
=> (chestateelibrary.org)
University of North Georgia
Dahlonega Campus

=> (ung.edu/)
Funeral Homes
Lumpkin County Courthouse


Message Boards




Family Websites

Lumpkin County


Neighboring Counties
Fannin Union Towns
Gilmer LUMPKIN White
Dawson Hall
Cherokee Habersham

GAGenWeb Counties
County Selection List

Please Contribute Materials

This site can be as good as you want it to be. If you have any records, photos or stories that pertain to Lumpkin County, or our ancestors who lived in Lumpkin County, please transcribe them and contribute them to this site.

For any records listed below, you can submit them directly to Dan Pierce -->

Bible Records Biographies,
Family Grp Shts
Death Certs.
Service Records
Wills, Probate,
Old Photos Cemetery Listings Census Records
Church Records Court Records Descendant Charts
Land Records Letters and Stories Tax Records


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