Georgia Archives: 175 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Georgia, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online GA newspaper archives: 175 titles to help you search your family history in the “Peach State,” providing coverage from 1763 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Georgia newspaper archives!

Photo: a brown thrasher, Georgia's state bird
Photo: a brown thrasher, Georgia’s state bird. Credit: Dan Pancamo; 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 – Today)

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

Here is a complete list of Georgia newspapers in the online 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.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
AcworthBright Side, The [Kennesaw-Acworth Edition]06/01/2011 – 12/01/2013Recent Obituaries
AlbanyAlbany Herald10/20/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Alpharetta, MiltonNorth Fulton Neighbor03/02/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Alpharetta, RoswellRevue & News01/05/2006 – 10/14/2009Recent Obituaries
AmericusAmericus Times-Recorder06/23/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AthensAthens Banner-Herald01/01/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AthensSouthern Banner03/23/1833 – 01/04/186540Newspaper Archives
AtlantaAtlanta Daily World01/06/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AtlantaAtlanta Jewish Times04/28/2006 – 03/13/2009Recent Obituaries
AtlantaAtlanta Journal-Constitution01/01/1985 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AtlantaEmory Wheel, The: Emory University08/25/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AtlantaMaroon Tiger, The: Morehouse College08/25/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AtlantaAdair’s Georgia Land Register10/01/1867 – 10/01/18671Newspaper Archives
AtlantaAtlanta Age01/13/1900 – 01/13/19001Newspaper Archives
AtlantaAtlanta Prices-Current04/04/1866 – 04/04/18661Newspaper Archives
AtlantaJeffersonian06/17/1909 – 11/17/191074Newspaper Archives
AtlantaMethodist Advocate01/06/1869 – 09/27/1876195Newspaper Archives
AtlantaWeekly Defiance10/24/1882 – 02/24/18832Newspaper Archives
AtlantaPresbyterian of the South :01/06/1909 – 12/27/1922670Newspaper Archives
AtlantaLand of 1007/05/2016 – 06/29/2018Recent Obituaries
AtlantaSEC Country09/10/2015 – 06/21/2018Recent Obituaries
AtlantaDawgNation07/13/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AtlantaABC – 2 WSB: Web Edition Articles05/15/2018 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AugustaAugusta Chronicle01/01/1994 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
AugustaAugusta Chronicle01/07/1792 – 11/30/200349103Newspaper Archives
AugustaAugusta Herald07/17/1799 – 12/28/1815162Newspaper Archives
AugustaAugusta Union01/27/1900 – 01/27/19001Newspaper Archives
AugustaColored American12/30/1865 – 01/13/18663Newspaper Archives
AugustaConstitutionalist Letter Sheet01/26/1837 – 01/26/18371Newspaper Archives
AugustaDaily Constitutionalist03/19/1833 – 12/31/18692800Newspaper Archives
AugustaGeorgia Advertiser08/28/1822 – 08/28/18221Newspaper Archives
AugustaGeorgia Gazette and General Advertiser02/05/1816 – 03/11/18164Newspaper Archives
AugustaLoyal Georgian01/20/1866 – 02/15/186816Newspaper Archives
AugustaMirror of the Times10/31/1808 – 10/28/18118Newspaper Archives
AugustaSouthern Centinel, and Universal Gazette11/28/1793 – 05/31/1798193Newspaper Archives
AugustaWeekly Constitutionalist09/26/1860 – 01/12/18764Newspaper Archives
AugustaAugusta Chronicle, The: Web Edition Articles01/07/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BainbridgeBainbridge Post-Searchlight10/03/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Blue RidgeNews Observer03/28/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrunswickBrunswick News01/31/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BrunswickBrunswick News01/11/1902 – 05/01/199823334Newspaper Archives
CantonCherokee Tribune11/21/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CarrolltonTimes-Georgian05/08/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CartersvilleBartow Neighbor12/30/2008 – 12/30/2015Recent Obituaries
CartersvilleDaily Tribune News08/11/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ChatsworthChatsworth Times11/17/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ClaytonClayton Tribune11/21/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ClevelandWhite County News07/19/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColumbusLedger-Enquirer06/08/1993 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColumbusLedger-Enquirer: Blogs08/03/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ColumbusColumbus Chronicle01/27/1900 – 01/27/19001Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Daily Enquirer09/24/1858 – 01/16/198836950Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Daily Sun09/01/1865 – 02/28/1873654Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Ledger01/03/1903 – 06/30/19425601Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Weekly Enquirer05/19/1832 – 05/06/18991770Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Weekly Ledger05/21/1903 – 07/02/19033Newspaper Archives
ColumbusSunday Herald10/17/1897 – 05/12/1900118Newspaper 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 County News02/16/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CummingForsyth Herald03/23/2006 – 11/30/2009Recent 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 – 09/02/182826Newspaper Archives
DawsonvilleDawson News & Advertiser06/05/2013 – 09/16/2015Recent Obituaries
DecaturDecaturish.com11/06/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DecaturDeKalb Neighbor04/22/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DouglasvilleDouglas County Sentinel05/21/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DouglasvilleDouglas Neighbor03/02/2011 – 02/26/2016Recent Obituaries
DuluthJohns Creek Herald01/05/2006 – 12/10/2009Recent Obituaries
DunwoodyDunwoody Crier03/03/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EchotaCherokee phoenix, and Indians” advocate03/04/1829 – 10/19/183361Newspaper Archives
ElbertonElberton Star & Examiner08/02/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
EllijayTimes-Courier01/03/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FayettevilleFayette Chronicle08/25/2011 – 10/25/2012Recent Obituaries
FayettevilleFayette County News12/02/2010 – 08/29/2016Recent Obituaries
FayettevilleToday in Peachtree City05/02/2012 – 08/21/2013Recent Obituaries
GriffinGriffin Daily News05/17/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GriffinDaily Chattanooga Rebel06/09/1864 – 09/17/186434Newspaper 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
KennesawSentinel, The: Kennesaw State University06/27/2012 – 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
LouisvilleNews and Farmer05/25/1876 – 05/25/18761Newspaper Archives
LouisvilleAmerican Standard05/14/1812 – 05/14/18121Newspaper Archives
LouisvilleLouisville Courier08/21/1811 – 10/30/18115Newspaper Archives
LouisvilleLouisville Gazette05/12/1802 – 03/02/181138Newspaper Archives
LouisvilleNews and Farmer and Wadley Herald – Jefferson Reporter01/01/2015 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MaconMacon Telegraph08/18/1994 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MaconGeorgia Messenger Expanded03/21/1823 – 08/28/18451240Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Daily Herald05/08/1865 – 05/08/18651Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Sentinel01/27/1900 – 01/27/19001Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Telegraph Expanded02/01/1860 – 12/31/194522850Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Tri-weekly Telegraph07/12/1862 – 07/12/18621Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Weekly Telegraph11/01/1826 – 05/13/18953153Newspaper Archives
MaconMercantile Mirror and Railroad Guide09/16/1865 – 09/16/18651Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Telegraph, The: Blogs11/14/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MariettaMarietta Daily Journal12/07/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MariettaChattanooga Daily Rebel02/23/1864 – 04/22/18649Newspaper Archives
MariettaCobb County Times10/05/1916 – 03/26/1925490Newspaper Archives
MariettaMarietta Journal09/18/1868 – 10/31/199821893Newspaper Archives
MartinezColumbia County News-Times10/24/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
McDonoughHenry Daily Herald10/10/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MilledgevilleUnion-Recorder10/24/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MilledgevilleGeorgia Argus07/05/1808 – 02/14/181621Newspaper Archives
MilledgevilleGeorgia Journal12/12/1809 – 09/22/1835285Newspaper Archives
MilledgevilleMilledgeville Republican03/20/1816 – 03/27/18162Newspaper Archives
MilledgevilleReflector11/12/1817 – 02/02/181965Newspaper Archives
MilledgevilleSouthern Presbyterian08/05/1852 – 08/05/18521Newspaper Archives
MilledgevilleSouthern Recorder02/13/1821 – 03/21/186565Newspaper Archives
MonroeWalton Tribune01/01/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MoultrieMoultrie Observer07/05/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Mt. ZionMissionary01/28/1820 – 05/16/18255Newspaper Archives
New TownCherokee Phoenix02/21/1828 – 05/31/1834249Newspaper Archives
New TownCherokee Phoenix03/06/1828 – 02/04/182921Newspaper 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
SavannahBusiness in Savannah03/31/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SavannahCloseup11/11/1999 – 01/31/2008Recent Obituaries
SavannahCoastal Antiques and Art07/01/2002 – 06/01/2006Recent Obituaries
SavannahCoastal Senior06/01/2004 – 06/01/2004Recent Obituaries
SavannahSavannah Morning News07/01/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SavannahSavannah Tribune08/13/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SavannahWest Chatham Neighbor04/28/2010 – 02/16/2011Recent Obituaries
SavannahColumbian Museum03/22/1796 – 10/03/18221857Newspaper Archives
SavannahDaily Advertiser12/08/1868 – 04/23/1875471Newspaper Archives
SavannahGazette of the State of Georgia02/13/1783 – 02/13/17831Newspaper Archives
SavannahGeorgia Gazette10/23/1788 – 11/25/1802541Newspaper Archives
SavannahGeorgia Gazette04/07/1763 – 05/23/1770346Newspaper Archives
SavannahGeorgia Journal and Independent Federal Register12/25/1793 – 01/01/17943Newspaper Archives
SavannahGeorgia Republican and State Intelligencer09/04/1802 – 10/22/180520Newspaper Archives
SavannahGeorgian01/04/1819 – 01/01/18332473Newspaper Archives
SavannahPublic Intelligencer04/18/1807 – 10/18/180836Newspaper Archives
SavannahRoyal Georgia Gazette08/12/1779 – 12/27/178160Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Georgian Shipping and Commercial Record05/25/1855 – 06/22/18554Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Republican11/07/1817 – 05/27/181922Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Republican03/21/1807 – 03/27/18661815Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Republican Prices Current10/28/1842 – 04/19/1861111Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Tribune12/04/1875 – 12/28/19221633Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Weekly Echo08/26/1883 – 02/10/18845Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Wholesale Prices Current11/21/1818 – 05/18/18205Newspaper Archives
SavannahSouthern Cross09/09/1876 – 09/09/18761Newspaper Archives
SavannahSouthern Patriot07/26/1805 – 03/24/18065Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Morning News10/07/1941 – 10/07/19411Newspaper Archives
SavannahNBC – 3 WSAV04/01/2018 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SenoiaEast Coweta Journal11/11/2010 – 01/10/2013Recent Obituaries
SpartaFarmer’s Gazette06/17/1803 – 08/08/180749Newspaper Archives
SpringfieldEffingham Now10/26/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
St. Mary’sTribune & Georgian11/03/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SylvaniaSylvania Telephone02/19/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ThomastonThomaston Times10/09/2009 – 12/24/2015Recent Obituaries
ThomasvilleThomasville Times-Enterprise11/14/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ThomsonJeffersonian12/01/1910 – 10/08/1914193Newspaper Archives
TiftonTifton Gazette07/25/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ToccoaToccoa Record06/24/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ValdostaValdosta Daily Times03/21/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WashingtonMonitor07/29/1809 – 08/06/181417Newspaper Archives
WashingtonNews02/23/1816 – 04/09/18193Newspaper Archives
WatkinsvilleOconee Leader03/13/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WaycrossWaycross Journal-Herald08/25/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
West PointWest Point Times-News10/06/2008 – 11/17/2017Recent Obituaries
WinderBarrow County News02/03/2010 – 07/06/2016Recent Obituaries
WoodstockCherokee Ledger-News08/18/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries

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