Welcome to Fannin County, Georgia

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Brief History of Fannin County 

Fannin County was created from Gilmer and Union counties on Jan. 21, 1854 by an act of the General Assembly. The act creating Fannin County authorized the justices of the county's inferior court to select a county seat and provide for construction of a courthouse and other public buildings. Until such action was taken, the act directed that county business and elections take place at Joab Addington's Store. Fannin County's first courthouse, a small wooden structure, was built in Morgantown. Little is known about when, except that it reportedly burned down. In 1895, the county seat was moved to the town of Blue Ridge, where a two-story brick courthouse was built in 1895-96. The courthouse burned in 1936, and a new courthouse was completed the following year funded by the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works.

Georgia's 107th county was named for Col. James Fannin (1804-1836), a Georgian who fought in the War for Texas Independence and was killed at Goliad.

Cities and Towns Includes the cities of Blue Ridge, McCaysville, and  Morganton



County History

Marriages

Newspaper Articles


James Fannin

The Cities Of Fannin County, Georgia

Towns, Villages and Hamlets
 


Marriages Records 1864-1870

Marriage Records 1854-1903

Misc. Marriage Records



Newspaper Abstracts
 

To The Arms Bearing People of Georgia  

 

Cemeteries

Military

Miscellaneous


Cemetery Index List

 

 



"Military Personal Who Died From Hostile
 Action"


Troops To Be Sent To Fannin



 

Dialect of the Southern Appalachia

Legends and Myths

Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery

Post Offices

  The Negro Landholder of Georgia

Home Town Recipes 

 

Photos

Census

Deaths


Old Photos

 

1860-1880


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919-1927

Law Enforcement Heroes


 

Religion Local Churches "Murders/Bushwhackers"
 

Snake Handlers

Religious Bodies:1906

News Article (Alex Bealer To Speak)

 

Churches

 

Murder of George Washington Brown
Obitsuary  Genealogy Links  
Dorothy Burger Bandy

Mrs. Harriet Long

 

Long's of Fannin  


 

UPDATES

Sept. 1, 2009- Baptist Assembly at Blue Ridge Georgia

 

 


 

Surrounding Counties

Union County, GA
Gilmer County, GA
Polk County, TN


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