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Welcome to the Genealogy Trails
website for Jasper County, Georgia.
This County is available for
Our goal at Genealogy Trails is to
help you track your ancestors through time and place by transcribing
genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free
use of all researchers.
This is a continuation of our
original, Illinois Genealogy Trails History and Genealogy Project
and we are excited about this opportunity to expand into other
states. We welcome your feedback and comments, and your data
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The county seat is
The County was created on December 10, 1807, by
an act of the Georgia General Assembly with land that was originally
part of Baldwin County, GA
Jasper County was originally named
Randolph County (after Virginian John Randolph). Because of Randolph's
opposition to U.S. entry into the War of 1812, the General Assembly
changed the name of Randolph County to Jasper County on December 10,
1812 to honor Sergeant William Jasper, an American Revolutionary War
hero. However, Randolph's reputation eventually was restored, and in
1828, the General Assembly created a new Randolph County.
County was created from a part of the original Jasper County in