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.

City Title Date Range * Collection
Acworth Bright Side, The [Kennesaw-Acworth Edition] 06/01/2011 – 12/01/2013 Recent Obituaries
Albany Albany Herald 10/20/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Alpharetta, Roswell Revue & News 01/05/2006 – 10/14/2009 Recent Obituaries
Americus Americus Times-Recorder 06/23/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Athens Southern Banner 03/23/1833 – 01/04/1865 Newspaper Archives
Athens Athens Banner-Herald 06/10/2003 – Current Recent Obituaries
Atlanta Weekly Defiance 10/24/1882 – 02/24/1883 Newspaper Archives
Atlanta Maroon Tiger, The: Morehouse College 08/25/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Atlanta Jeffersonian 06/17/1909 – 11/17/1910 Newspaper Archives
Atlanta Emory Wheel, The: Emory University 08/25/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Atlanta Atlanta Journal-Constitution 01/01/1985 – Current Recent Obituaries
Atlanta Atlanta Jewish Times 04/28/2006 – 03/13/2009 Recent Obituaries
Atlanta Atlanta Daily World 02/23/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Atlanta Atlanta Age 01/13/1900 – 01/13/1900 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Weekly Constitutionalist 09/26/1860 – 01/12/1876 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Southern Centinel, and Universal Gazette 11/28/1793 – 05/31/1798 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Mirror of the Times 10/31/1808 – 10/28/1811 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Loyal Georgian 01/20/1866 – 02/15/1868 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Georgia Gazette and General Advertiser 02/05/1816 – 03/11/1816 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Georgia Advertiser 08/28/1822 – 08/28/1822 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Daily Constitutionalist 03/19/1833 – 12/31/1869 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Colored American 12/30/1865 – 01/13/1866 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Augusta Union 01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Augusta Herald 07/17/1799 – 12/28/1815 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Augusta Chronicle 01/07/1792 – 11/30/2003 Newspaper Archives
Augusta Augusta Chronicle 01/01/1994 – Current Recent Obituaries
Bainbridge Bainbridge Post-Searchlight 10/03/2014 – Current Recent Obituaries
Blue Ridge News Observer 03/28/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Brunswick Brunswick News 01/31/2001 – Current Recent Obituaries
Canton Cherokee Tribune 11/21/1998 – Current Recent Obituaries
Carrollton Times-Georgian 05/08/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cartersville Daily Tribune News 08/11/1998 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cartersville Bartow Neighbor 12/30/2008 – 12/30/2015 Recent Obituaries
Chatsworth Chatsworth Times 11/17/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Clayton Clayton Tribune 11/21/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cleveland White County News 07/19/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Columbus Sunday Herald 10/17/1897 – 05/12/1900 Newspaper Archives
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer: Blogs 08/03/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer 06/08/1993 – Current Recent Obituaries
Columbus Columbus Weekly Ledger 05/21/1903 – 06/04/1903 Newspaper Archives
Columbus Columbus Weekly Enquirer 01/03/1887 – 05/06/1899 Newspaper Archives
Columbus Columbus Tri-Weekly Enquirer 11/27/1855 – 09/21/1858 Newspaper Archives
Columbus Columbus Ledger 01/03/1903 – 06/30/1942 Newspaper Archives
Columbus Columbus Daily Sun 09/01/1865 – 02/28/1873 Newspaper Archives
Columbus Columbus Daily Enquirer 09/24/1858 – 12/13/1945 Newspaper Archives
Columbus Columbus Chronicle 01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900 Newspaper Archives
Conyers Rockdale Citizen 02/28/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cordele Cordele Dispatch 12/16/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cornelia Northeast Georgian 04/12/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Covington Newton Citizen 11/16/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Cumming Forsyth Herald 03/23/2006 – 11/30/2009 Recent Obituaries
Cumming Forsyth County News 02/16/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Dahlonega Dahlonega Nugget 01/04/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Dallas Paulding County Sentinel 07/08/2009 – 04/09/2010 Recent Obituaries
Dalton Daily Citizen 09/29/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Darien Darien Gazette 01/04/1819 – 09/02/1828 Newspaper Archives
Dawsonville Dawson News & Advertiser 06/05/2013 – 09/16/2015 Recent Obituaries
Decatur DeKalb Neighbor 04/22/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Decatur Decaturish.com 11/06/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Douglasville Douglas Neighbor 03/02/2011 – 02/26/2016 Recent Obituaries
Douglasville Douglas County Sentinel 05/21/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Duluth Johns Creek Herald 01/05/2006 – 12/10/2009 Recent Obituaries
Dunwoody Dunwoody Crier 03/03/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Elberton Elberton Star & Examiner 08/02/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ellijay Times-Courier 01/03/2013 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fayetteville Today in Peachtree City 05/02/2012 – 08/21/2013 Recent Obituaries
Fayetteville Fayette County News 12/02/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Fayetteville Fayette Chronicle 08/25/2011 – 10/25/2012 Recent Obituaries
Griffin Griffin Daily News 05/17/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Griffin Daily Chattanooga Rebel 06/09/1864 – 09/17/1864 Newspaper Archives
Hartwell Hartwell Sun 07/07/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Jackson Jackson Progress-Argus 10/23/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Jasper Pickens County Progress 10/07/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Jesup Press-Sentinel 09/13/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Jonesboro Clayton News Daily 10/10/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
LaGrange LaGrange Daily News 01/01/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lake Lanier Lakeside on Lanier 08/01/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lavonia Franklin County Citizen 08/02/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Lawrenceville Gwinnett Daily Post 03/16/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Loganville Loganville Tribune 07/25/2007 – 10/21/2009 Recent Obituaries
Louisville Louisville Gazette 05/12/1802 – 03/02/1811 Newspaper Archives
Louisville Louisville Courier 08/21/1811 – 10/30/1811 Newspaper Archives
Louisville American Standard 05/14/1812 – 05/14/1812 Newspaper Archives
Macon Macon Weekly Telegraph 11/01/1826 – 06/03/1895 Newspaper Archives
Macon Macon Tri-weekly Telegraph 07/12/1862 – 07/12/1862 Newspaper Archives
Macon Macon Telegraph 08/18/1994 – Current Recent Obituaries
Macon Macon Telegraph 02/01/1860 – 12/31/1945 Newspaper Archives
Macon Macon Sentinel 01/27/1900 – 01/27/1900 Newspaper Archives
Macon Macon Daily Herald 05/08/1865 – 05/08/1865 Newspaper Archives
Macon Georgia Messenger 01/04/1825 – 08/28/1845 Newspaper Archives
Marietta Marietta Journal 09/18/1868 – 10/31/1998 Newspaper Archives
Marietta Marietta Daily Journal 12/07/1998 – Current Recent Obituaries
Marietta Cobb County Times 10/05/1916 – 03/26/1925 Newspaper Archives
Marietta Chattanooga Daily Rebel 02/23/1864 – 04/22/1864 Newspaper Archives
McDonough Henry Daily Herald 10/10/2009 – Current Recent Obituaries
Milledgeville Union-Recorder 10/24/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Milledgeville Southern Recorder 02/13/1821 – 03/21/1865 Newspaper Archives
Milledgeville Reflector 11/12/1817 – 02/02/1819 Newspaper Archives
Milledgeville Milledgeville Republican 03/20/1816 – 03/27/1816 Newspaper Archives
Milledgeville Georgia Journal 12/12/1809 – 09/22/1835 Newspaper Archives
Milledgeville Georgia Argus 07/05/1808 – 02/14/1816 Newspaper Archives
Monroe Walton Tribune 01/01/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Moultrie Moultrie Observer 07/05/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Mt. Zion Missionary 01/28/1820 – 05/16/1825 Newspaper Archives
New Town Cherokee Phoenix 02/21/1828 – 05/31/1834 Newspaper Archives
Newnan Newnan Times-Herald 10/12/1996 – Current Recent Obituaries
Peachtree Corners Weekly 06/05/2004 – 07/06/2012 Recent Obituaries
Richmond Hill Bryan County Now 03/22/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Sandy Springs Sandy Springs Neighbor 10/27/2009 – 03/04/2016 Recent Obituaries
Savannah West Chatham Neighbor 04/28/2010 – 02/16/2011 Recent Obituaries
Savannah Southern Patriot 07/26/1805 – 03/24/1806 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Savannah Wholesale Prices Current 03/18/1819 – 05/18/1820 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Savannah Weekly Echo 08/26/1883 – 02/10/1884 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Savannah Tribune 08/13/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Savannah Savannah Tribune 12/04/1875 – 12/28/1922 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Savannah Republican 11/07/1817 – 05/27/1819 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Savannah Republican 03/21/1807 – 03/27/1866 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Savannah Morning News 07/01/1999 – Current Recent Obituaries
Savannah Royal Georgia Gazette 08/12/1779 – 12/27/1781 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Public Intelligencer 04/18/1807 – 10/18/1808 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Georgian 01/04/1819 – 01/01/1833 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Georgia Republican and State Intelligencer 09/04/1802 – 10/22/1805 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Georgia Journal and Independent Federal Register 12/25/1793 – 01/01/1794 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Georgia Gazette 04/07/1763 – 05/23/1770 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Georgia Gazette 10/23/1788 – 11/25/1802 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Gazette of the State of Georgia 02/13/1783 – 02/13/1783 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Daily Advertiser 12/08/1868 – 04/23/1875 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Columbian Museum 03/22/1796 – 10/03/1822 Newspaper Archives
Savannah Coastal Senior 06/01/2004 – 06/01/2004 Recent Obituaries
Savannah Coastal Antiques and Art 07/01/2002 – 06/01/2006 Recent Obituaries
Savannah Closeup 11/11/1999 – 01/31/2008 Recent Obituaries
Savannah Business in Savannah 03/31/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries
Senoia East Coweta Journal 11/11/2010 – 01/10/2013 Recent Obituaries
Sparta Farmer’s Gazette 06/17/1803 – 08/08/1807 Newspaper Archives
Springfield Effingham Now 10/26/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
St. Mary’s Tribune & Georgian 11/03/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Thomaston Thomaston Times 10/09/2009 – 12/24/2015 Recent Obituaries
Thomasville Thomasville Times-Enterprise 11/14/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Thomson Jeffersonian 12/01/1910 – 10/08/1914 Newspaper Archives
Tifton Tifton Gazette 07/25/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Toccoa Toccoa Record 06/24/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Valdosta Valdosta Daily Times 03/21/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Washington News 02/23/1816 – 04/09/1819 Newspaper Archives
Washington Monitor 07/29/1809 – 08/06/1814 Newspaper Archives
Waycross Waycross Journal-Herald 08/25/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
West Point West Point Times-News 10/06/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Winder Barrow County News 02/03/2010 – 07/06/2016 Recent Obituaries
Woodstock Cherokee Ledger-News 08/18/2010 – Current Recent Obituaries

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