Crisp County, Georgia
History and Genealogy

Volunteers Dedicated To
Genealogy - Part of the Genealogy Trails Group
Always Free, Always Updating

Welcome to Crisp County, Georgia Genealogy Trails. Our goal is helping you find your ancestors by placing data online for the Free use of all researchers.  We are proud to expand into Georgia providing our "experience" gained from years of researching our ancestors and website hosting.  We want to hear about you and the history of your ancestors. We need help with contributions of your data, history and stories to make this a great site for research.  Everything is helpful: Obituaries, Biographies, Photos and County History, to name a few.

As data becomes available, we put it online, including it's county's page.  Information will be posted as fast as we can find, type and/or receive it.  We welcome your feedback and comments, and of course, your data contributions.

You are welcome to browse the information here to gather the data needed in your research. Please remember that this data represents hours of painstaking research by the State Coordinator, Volunteers, and Contributors, who donate to this site. Show your respect for these efforts by not using it on other websites or publications without written permission of the host and/or Contributors nor claim as your own.

Crisp County was organized by act of the legislature on August 17, 1905, and laid off from the county of Dooly. It was named in honor of Hon. Charles F. Crisp and is bounded on the north by Dooly, on the east by Wilcox, on the south by Worth and Turner, and on the west by Lee and Sumter. The Flint river flows along its western boundary. The Allapaha river and Cypress Creek water the eastern section. The county is traversed by the Georgia Southern & Florida, the Seaboard Air Line, the Atlantic & Birmingham, and the Albany Southern railways, all of which center at Cordele, the county seat, and give connection to all sections of the state.

The soil is sandy loam and produces cotton, corn, wheat, oats, sugar-cane, Irish and sweet potatoes, field peas, ground peas, crab and crowfoot grass, the usual varieties of vegetables, melons, berries, figs, peaches, plums and cherries. The forest timbers are some hardwoods, large quantities of yellow pine and cypress, and the lumber mills and turpentine distilleries do a large business. The only mineral product is marl.
Crisp county is in the Third Congressional district and southern judicial circuit.
[Source: "GEORGIA - Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form, Vol 1, by ALLEN D. CANDLER AND General CLEMENT A. EVANS; 1906]

This county is available for adoption

If you would like to find out more about hosting or helping with a Georgia Genealogy Trails county, or any other county within the United States, please visit our Volunteer Information Page

Submit Data

Submit Obituary

Join Mailing List

Cemeteries, Smoak Cem Listings, Death Index for 1919 and 1920 Marriage Announcements
Korean War Casualties

Online Data

Bible Records









More Info








Neighboring Counties

Dooly County (north)

Wilcox County (east)

Turner County (southeast)

Worth County (southwest)

Lee County (west-southwest)

Sumter County (west-northwest

Towns/Cities in Crisp County

Arabi -- Cordele

This website and its contents in the format presented, except where otherwise noted on the page, are copyrighted by Genealogy Trails and may not be copied, altered, converted nor uploaded to any electronic system or BBS, nor linked from any "pay-for-view" site, linked in such a manner as to appear to be part of another site including "frame" capturing, nor included in any software collection or print collection of any type without the express written permission of the author of this site.

Information is furnished for the free use of researchers who are interested for the purpose of researching their family histories and genealogies. However, copying & pasting the information presented here onto another website is prohibited! This website is considered to be a compilation of facts, and is therefore covered under current copyright laws.

While every effort has been made to provide accurate information, there is no warranty of any kind regarding the accuracy of any information found on this or any other genealogy website presented by this author. It is the responsibility of the interested party to research and document the information located on this or any other website. Links to other sites should be considered referrals only and should not necessarily be taken as endorsements.

Visit our Georgia Genealogy Trails

Visit our main Genealogy Trails site

Copyright Genealogy Trails
All data on this website is Copyright by Genealogy Trails with full rights reserved for original submitters