Index of Georgia Courthouses that were subjected to disaster

County Type of disaster, comments and year
Baker flood 1925, 1929
Baldwin fire 1861
Bartow fire Originally Cass County. Courthouse destroyed by enemy fire during War Between the States in the 1860's.
Bulloch fire 1864
Burke fire 1825, 1856
Calhoun fire 1888, 1920
Carroll fire 1927
Charlton fire Destroyed by fire in 1877; county site then at Traders Hill. . Present site fire 19 February 1928.
Cherokee fire 1865, 1928
Clayton fire 1864
Clinch fire 1856, 1867
Cobb fire 1864
Coffee fire 1898, 1938
Colquitt fire 1881
Crawford fire 1829
Dade fire 1865, 1895..
Dooly fire 1847
Douglas fire 1896, 1957
Early fire 1896
Echols fire 1897
Emanuel fire 1841, 1855, 1857, 1919, 1938
Forsyth fire 1973
Glynn storm 1896
Gordon storm 1888
Greene fire Town burned by Indians 1787
Gwinnett fire 1871
Habersham fire 1856; blown up in 1898
Hall fire 1851, 1882; tornado in 1936
Harris fire Set fire by Federal Troops in 1865, but quickly extinguished
Hart fire 1900, 1967. Courthouse burned in 1967; clerk & Ordinary's office in adjacent building
Heard fire 1893
Henry fire 1824; some records destroyed by Sherman's Federal troops, 1864
Jenkins fire 1919
Lee fire 1856, 1872 County seat in 1856 at Starkville; fire at Leesburg in 1872
Lowndes fire 1858,1869
Macon fire 1857
Marion fire 1845
McIntosh fire 1864, 1872, 1931
Meriwether cyclone 3 March 1893; fire, 1976
Miller fire 1873, 1974
Mitchell fire 1869
Muscogee fire 1838
Paulding fire  
Pickens fire 1947
Pierce fire 1875
Quitman fire 1920
Screven fire 1860's, 1896
Stewart fire 1922
Talbot fire 1890
Telfair fire early 1900's
Thomas storm some damage 1849
Toombs fire 1919
Troup fire Mysterious fire 4 November 1936
Twiggs fire 1901
Union fire 1859
Walker fire 1883
Ware fire 1854
Warren fire 1909
Washington fire 1855, 1864 (Sherman's Federal troops)
Webster fire 1914
Wheeler fire 1916
Whitfield fire 1864 Sherman's Federal troops
Wilkes fire 1958
Wilkinson fire 1829, 1854, 1864, 1924
Worth fire 1879, 1893

Note:  This list of Georgia courthouse disaster records was obtained from the State of Georgia Department of Archives and History.  To obtain these and other records, contact the State Archives: 
     State of Georgia Department of Archives and History, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA  30260-1101
     678-364-3700  web:  http://www.georgiaarchives.org/

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