Georgia Archives: 148 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Georgia, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online GA newspaper archives: 148 titles to help you search your family history in the “Peach State,” providing coverage from 1763 to Today. There are more than 69 million articles and records in our online Georgia newspaper archives!

Photo: Georgia state quarter
Photo: Georgia state quarter. Credit: U.S. Mint; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for historical and recent obituaries and other news articles about your ancestors from Georgia in these newspapers. Our GA newspapers are divided into two collections: Historical Newspapers (complete paper) and Recent Obituaries (obituaries only).

Search Georgia Newspaper Archives (1763 – 2003)

Search Georgia Recent Obituaries (1985 – Current)

Illustration: Georgia state flag
Illustration: Georgia state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a complete list of online Georgia newspapers in the historical archives. Each newspaper title in this list is an active link that will take you directly to that paper’s search page, where you can begin searching for your ancestors by surnames, dates, keywords and more. The GA newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleDate Range * Collection
AcworthBright Side, The [Kennesaw-Acworth Edition]06/01/2011 – 12/01/2013Recent Obituaries
AlbanyAlbany Herald10/20/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Alpharetta, RoswellRevue & News01/05/2006 – 10/14/2009Recent Obituaries
AmericusAmericus Times-Recorder06/23/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AthensSouthern Banner03/23/1833 – 01/04/1865Newspaper Archives
AthensAthens Banner-Herald06/10/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AtlantaWeekly Defiance10/24/1882 – 02/24/1883Newspaper Archives
AtlantaMaroon Tiger, The: Morehouse College08/25/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AtlantaJeffersonian06/17/1909 – 11/17/1910Newspaper Archives
AtlantaEmory Wheel, The: Emory University08/25/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AtlantaAtlanta Journal-Constitution01/01/1985 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AtlantaAtlanta Jewish Times04/28/2006 – 03/13/2009Recent Obituaries
AtlantaAtlanta Daily World02/23/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AtlantaAtlanta Age01/13/1900 – 01/13/1900Newspaper Archives
AugustaWeekly Constitutionalist09/26/1860 – 01/12/1876Newspaper Archives
AugustaSouthern Centinel, and Universal Gazette11/28/1793 – 05/31/1798Newspaper Archives
AugustaMirror of the Times10/31/1808 – 10/28/1811Newspaper Archives
AugustaLoyal Georgian01/20/1866 – 02/15/1868Newspaper Archives
AugustaGeorgia Gazette and General Advertiser02/05/1816 – 03/11/1816Newspaper Archives
AugustaGeorgia Advertiser08/28/1822 – 08/28/1822Newspaper Archives
AugustaDaily Constitutionalist03/19/1833 – 12/31/1869Newspaper Archives
AugustaColored American12/30/1865 – 01/13/1866Newspaper Archives
AugustaAugusta Union01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900Newspaper Archives
AugustaAugusta Herald07/17/1799 – 12/28/1815Newspaper Archives
AugustaAugusta Chronicle01/07/1792 – 11/30/2003Newspaper Archives
AugustaAugusta Chronicle01/01/1994 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BainbridgeBainbridge Post-Searchlight10/03/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Blue RidgeNews Observer03/28/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrunswickBrunswick News01/31/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CantonCherokee Tribune11/21/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CarrolltonTimes-Georgian05/08/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CartersvilleDaily Tribune News08/11/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CartersvilleBartow Neighbor12/30/2008 – 12/30/2015Recent Obituaries
ChatsworthChatsworth Times11/17/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ClaytonClayton Tribune11/21/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ClevelandWhite County News07/19/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColumbusSunday Herald10/17/1897 – 05/12/1900Newspaper Archives
ColumbusLedger-Enquirer: Blogs08/03/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColumbusLedger-Enquirer06/08/1993 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColumbusColumbus Weekly Ledger05/21/1903 – 06/04/1903Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Weekly Enquirer01/03/1887 – 05/06/1899Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Tri-Weekly Enquirer11/27/1855 – 09/21/1858Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Ledger01/03/1903 – 06/30/1942Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Daily Sun09/01/1865 – 02/28/1873Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Daily Enquirer09/24/1858 – 12/13/1945Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Chronicle01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900Newspaper Archives
ConyersRockdale Citizen02/28/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CordeleCordele Dispatch12/16/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CorneliaNortheast Georgian04/12/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CovingtonNewton Citizen11/16/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CummingForsyth Herald03/23/2006 – 11/30/2009Recent Obituaries
CummingForsyth County News02/16/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DahlonegaDahlonega Nugget01/04/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DallasPaulding County Sentinel07/08/2009 – 04/09/2010Recent Obituaries
DaltonDaily Citizen09/29/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DarienDarien Gazette01/04/1819 – 09/02/1828Newspaper Archives
DawsonvilleDawson News & Advertiser06/05/2013 – 09/16/2015Recent Obituaries
DecaturDeKalb Neighbor04/22/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DecaturDecaturish.com11/06/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DouglasvilleDouglas Neighbor03/02/2011 – 02/26/2016Recent Obituaries
DouglasvilleDouglas County Sentinel05/21/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DuluthJohns Creek Herald01/05/2006 – 12/10/2009Recent Obituaries
DunwoodyDunwoody Crier03/03/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ElbertonElberton Star & Examiner08/02/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EllijayTimes-Courier01/03/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FayettevilleToday in Peachtree City05/02/2012 – 08/21/2013Recent Obituaries
FayettevilleFayette County News12/02/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FayettevilleFayette Chronicle08/25/2011 – 10/25/2012Recent Obituaries
GriffinGriffin Daily News05/17/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GriffinDaily Chattanooga Rebel06/09/1864 – 09/17/1864Newspaper Archives
HartwellHartwell Sun07/07/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
JacksonJackson Progress-Argus10/23/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
JasperPickens County Progress10/07/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
JesupPress-Sentinel09/13/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
JonesboroClayton News Daily10/10/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LaGrangeLaGrange Daily News01/01/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Lake LanierLakeside on Lanier08/01/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LavoniaFranklin County Citizen08/02/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LawrencevilleGwinnett Daily Post03/16/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
LoganvilleLoganville Tribune07/25/2007 – 10/21/2009Recent Obituaries
LouisvilleLouisville Gazette05/12/1802 – 03/02/1811Newspaper Archives
LouisvilleLouisville Courier08/21/1811 – 10/30/1811Newspaper Archives
LouisvilleAmerican Standard05/14/1812 – 05/14/1812Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Weekly Telegraph11/01/1826 – 06/03/1895Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Tri-weekly Telegraph07/12/1862 – 07/12/1862Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Telegraph08/18/1994 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MaconMacon Telegraph02/01/1860 – 12/31/1945Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Sentinel01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Daily Herald05/08/1865 – 05/08/1865Newspaper Archives
MaconGeorgia Messenger01/04/1825 – 08/28/1845Newspaper Archives
MariettaMarietta Journal09/18/1868 – 10/31/1998Newspaper Archives
MariettaMarietta Daily Journal12/07/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MariettaCobb County Times10/05/1916 – 03/26/1925Newspaper Archives
MariettaChattanooga Daily Rebel02/23/1864 – 04/22/1864Newspaper Archives
McDonoughHenry Daily Herald10/10/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MilledgevilleUnion-Recorder10/24/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MilledgevilleSouthern Recorder02/13/1821 – 03/21/1865Newspaper Archives
MilledgevilleReflector11/12/1817 – 02/02/1819Newspaper Archives
MilledgevilleMilledgeville Republican03/20/1816 – 03/27/1816Newspaper Archives
MilledgevilleGeorgia Journal12/12/1809 – 09/22/1835Newspaper Archives
MilledgevilleGeorgia Argus07/05/1808 – 02/14/1816Newspaper Archives
MonroeWalton Tribune01/01/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MoultrieMoultrie Observer07/05/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Mt. ZionMissionary01/28/1820 – 05/16/1825Newspaper Archives
New TownCherokee Phoenix02/21/1828 – 05/31/1834Newspaper Archives
NewnanNewnan Times-Herald10/12/1996 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Peachtree CornersWeekly06/05/2004 – 07/06/2012Recent Obituaries
Richmond HillBryan County Now03/22/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Sandy SpringsSandy Springs Neighbor10/27/2009 – 03/04/2016Recent Obituaries
SavannahWest Chatham Neighbor04/28/2010 – 02/16/2011Recent Obituaries
SavannahSouthern Patriot07/26/1805 – 03/24/1806Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Wholesale Prices Current03/18/1819 – 05/18/1820Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Weekly Echo08/26/1883 – 02/10/1884Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Tribune08/13/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SavannahSavannah Tribune12/04/1875 – 12/28/1922Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Republican11/07/1817 – 05/27/1819Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Republican03/21/1807 – 03/27/1866Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Morning News07/01/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SavannahRoyal Georgia Gazette08/12/1779 – 12/27/1781Newspaper Archives
SavannahPublic Intelligencer04/18/1807 – 10/18/1808Newspaper Archives
SavannahGeorgian01/04/1819 – 01/01/1833Newspaper Archives
SavannahGeorgia Republican and State Intelligencer09/04/1802 – 10/22/1805Newspaper Archives
SavannahGeorgia Journal and Independent Federal Register12/25/1793 – 01/01/1794Newspaper Archives
SavannahGeorgia Gazette04/07/1763 – 05/23/1770Newspaper Archives
SavannahGeorgia Gazette10/23/1788 – 11/25/1802Newspaper Archives
SavannahGazette of the State of Georgia02/13/1783 – 02/13/1783Newspaper Archives
SavannahDaily Advertiser12/08/1868 – 04/23/1875Newspaper Archives
SavannahColumbian Museum03/22/1796 – 10/03/1822Newspaper Archives
SavannahCoastal Senior06/01/2004 – 06/01/2004Recent Obituaries
SavannahCoastal Antiques and Art07/01/2002 – 06/01/2006Recent Obituaries
SavannahCloseup11/11/1999 – 01/31/2008Recent Obituaries
SavannahBusiness in Savannah03/31/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SenoiaEast Coweta Journal11/11/2010 – 01/10/2013Recent Obituaries
SpartaFarmer’s Gazette06/17/1803 – 08/08/1807Newspaper Archives
SpringfieldEffingham Now10/26/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
St. Mary’sTribune & Georgian11/03/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ThomastonThomaston Times10/09/2009 – 12/24/2015Recent Obituaries
ThomasvilleThomasville Times-Enterprise11/14/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ThomsonJeffersonian12/01/1910 – 10/08/1914Newspaper Archives
TiftonTifton Gazette07/25/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ToccoaToccoa Record06/24/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ValdostaValdosta Daily Times03/21/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WashingtonNews02/23/1816 – 04/09/1819Newspaper Archives
WashingtonMonitor07/29/1809 – 08/06/1814Newspaper Archives
WaycrossWaycross Journal-Herald08/25/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
West PointWest Point Times-News10/06/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WinderBarrow County News02/03/2010 – 07/06/2016Recent Obituaries
WoodstockCherokee Ledger-News08/18/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries

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