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Hello and welcome to the Genealogy Trails website for
Paulding County, Georgia.
This County is available for adoption.
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.
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Illinois Genealogy Trails History and Genealogy Project and we are
excited about this opportunity to expand into other states. We welcome
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The county seat is
Paulding County was created from Cherokee County by an act of the
Georgia General Assembly on December 3, 1832. In 1851, a portion of
Paulding County was used to help create Polk County. Other portions of
Paulding County were annexed to neighboring counties (Campbell,
Carroll, Cobb, Douglas, Haralson, and Polk) between 1832 and 1874.
Between 1850 and 1874, Paulding County was expanded through annexation
of parts of Carroll, Cobb, Douglas, and Polk counties
The County is named after John Paulding (October 16, 1758 – February
18, 1818), who was famous for the capture of the British spy Major John
André in 1780 during the American Revolution. André was
on a mission carrying secret papers from Benedict Arnold when he was
Cities and towns
Braswell -- Dallas -- Hiram