Georgia Archives: 185 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Georgia, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online GA newspaper archives: 185 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: inland marshes of Jekyll Island, Georgia
Photo: inland marshes of Jekyll Island, Georgia. Credit: Matrixboy84; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for articles about your ancestors from Georgia in these newspapers. Our GA newspapers are divided into two collections, each with their own search page:

  • Newspaper Archives (complete paper with all articles, including historical obituaries, with a number of very rare single-issue newspapers – many of them are the only known issues of the paper)
  • Obituaries (including both historical and recent obituaries, if obits are specifically what you are searching for)

Search Georgia Newspaper Archives (1763 – 2003)

Search Georgia Obituaries (1792 – 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 – 12/01/2013Obituaries
AlbanyAlbany Herald10/20/2009 – CurrentObituaries
Alpharetta, MiltonNorth Fulton Neighbor03/02/2016 – CurrentObituaries
Alpharetta, RoswellRevue & News01/05/2006 – 10/14/2009Obituaries
AmericusAmericus Times-Recorder06/23/2008 – CurrentObituaries
AthensAthens Banner-Herald01/01/1999 – CurrentObituaries
AthensSouthern Banner03/23/1833 – 01/04/186540Newspaper Archives
AtlantaAtlanta Daily World01/06/2000 – CurrentObituaries
AtlantaAtlanta Jewish Times04/28/2006 – 03/13/2009Obituaries
AtlantaAtlanta Journal-Constitution01/01/1985 – CurrentObituaries
AtlantaEmory Wheel, The: Emory University08/25/2002 – CurrentObituaries
AtlantaMaroon Tiger, The: Morehouse College08/25/2010 – CurrentObituaries
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 – 06/29/2018Obituaries
AtlantaSEC Country09/10/2015 – 06/21/2018Obituaries
AtlantaDawgNation07/13/2015 – CurrentObituaries
AtlantaABC – 2 WSB: Web Edition Articles05/15/2018 – CurrentObituaries
AtlantaAtlanta Journal-Constitution, The: Web Edition Articles03/30/2013 – CurrentObituaries
AugustaAugusta Chronicle01/01/1994 – CurrentObituaries
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 – 12/31/18692820Newspaper 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 – CurrentObituaries
BainbridgeBainbridge Post-Searchlight10/03/2014 – CurrentObituaries
Blue RidgeNews Observer03/28/2007 – CurrentObituaries
BrunswickBrunswick News01/31/2001 – CurrentObituaries
BrunswickBrunswick News01/11/1902 – 05/01/199823334Newspaper Archives
BrunswickBrunswick News10/02/1906 – 12/25/19223046Newspaper Archives
BrunswickBrunswick times04/25/1889 – 08/15/1900548Newspaper Archives
BrunswickBrunswick times-call08/16/1900 – 01/10/1902410Newspaper Archives
CalhounCalhoun Times06/05/2009 – CurrentObituaries
CantonCherokee Tribune11/21/1998 – CurrentObituaries
CantonCherokee Georgian05/24/1876 – 05/24/18761Newspaper Archives
CarrolltonTimes-Georgian05/08/2007 – CurrentObituaries
CartersvilleBartow Neighbor12/30/2008 – 12/30/2015Obituaries
CartersvilleDaily Tribune News08/11/1998 – CurrentObituaries
CedartownPolk County Standard Journal12/07/2016 – CurrentObituaries
ChatsworthChatsworth Times11/17/2009 – CurrentObituaries
ClaytonClayton Tribune11/21/2013 – CurrentObituaries
ClevelandWhite County News07/19/2012 – CurrentObituaries
ColumbusColumbus Chronicle01/27/1900 – 01/27/19001Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Daily Sun09/01/1865 – 02/28/1873654Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus Weekly Ledger05/21/1903 – 07/02/19033Newspaper Archives
ColumbusSunday Herald10/17/1897 – 05/12/1900118Newspaper Archives
ConyersRockdale Citizen02/28/2005 – CurrentObituaries
CordeleCordele Dispatch12/16/2005 – CurrentObituaries
CorneliaNortheast Georgian04/12/2013 – CurrentObituaries
CountyCenter Square Georgia11/26/2019 – CurrentObituaries
CovingtonNewton Citizen11/16/2007 – CurrentObituaries
CummingForsyth County News02/16/2006 – CurrentObituaries
CummingForsyth Herald03/23/2006 – 11/30/2009Obituaries
DahlonegaDahlonega Nugget01/04/2012 – CurrentObituaries
DallasPaulding County Sentinel07/08/2009 – 04/09/2010Obituaries
DaltonDaily Citizen09/29/2007 – CurrentObituaries
DarienDarien Gazette01/04/1819 – 09/02/182826Newspaper Archives
DawsonvilleDawson News & Advertiser06/05/2013 – 09/16/2015Obituaries
DecaturDecaturish.com11/06/2013 – CurrentObituaries
DecaturDeKalb Neighbor04/22/2010 – CurrentObituaries
DouglasvilleDouglas County Sentinel05/21/2007 – CurrentObituaries
DouglasvilleDouglas Neighbor03/02/2011 – 02/26/2016Obituaries
DuluthJohns Creek Herald01/05/2006 – 12/10/2009Obituaries
DunwoodyDunwoody Crier03/03/2004 – CurrentObituaries
EchotaCherokee phoenix, and Indians” advocate03/04/1829 – 10/19/183361Newspaper Archives
ElbertonElberton Star & Examiner08/02/2004 – CurrentObituaries
EllijayTimes-Courier01/03/2013 – CurrentObituaries
FayettevilleFayette Chronicle08/25/2011 – 10/25/2012Obituaries
FayettevilleFayette County News12/02/2010 – 08/29/2016Obituaries
FayettevilleToday in Peachtree City05/02/2012 – 08/21/2013Obituaries
GriffinGriffin Daily News05/17/2007 – CurrentObituaries
GriffinDaily Chattanooga Rebel06/09/1864 – 09/17/186434Newspaper Archives
HartwellHartwell Sun07/07/2004 – CurrentObituaries
JacksonJackson Progress-Argus10/23/2007 – CurrentObituaries
JasperPickens County Progress10/07/2010 – CurrentObituaries
JesupPress-Sentinel09/13/2007 – CurrentObituaries
JonesboroClayton News Daily10/10/2009 – CurrentObituaries
KennesawSentinel, The: Kennesaw State University06/27/2012 – CurrentObituaries
LaGrangeLaGrange Daily News01/01/2006 – CurrentObituaries
Lake LanierLakeside on Lanier08/01/2010 – CurrentObituaries
LavoniaFranklin County Citizen08/02/2004 – CurrentObituaries
LawrencevilleGwinnett Daily Post03/16/2005 – CurrentObituaries
LoganvilleLoganville Tribune07/25/2007 – 10/21/2009Obituaries
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 – CurrentObituaries
MaconMacon Daily Herald05/08/1865 – 05/08/18651Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Sentinel01/27/1900 – 01/27/19001Newspaper Archives
MaconMacon Tri-weekly Telegraph07/12/1862 – 07/12/18621Newspaper Archives
MaconMercantile Mirror and Railroad Guide09/16/1865 – 09/16/18651Newspaper Archives
MariettaMarietta Daily Journal12/07/1998 – CurrentObituaries
MariettaChattanooga Daily Rebel02/23/1864 – 04/22/18649Newspaper Archives
MariettaCobb County Times10/05/1916 – 03/26/1925490Newspaper Archives
MariettaMarietta Journal09/18/1868 – 10/31/199821965Newspaper Archives
MartinezColumbia County News-Times10/24/2001 – CurrentObituaries
McDonoughHenry Daily Herald10/10/2009 – CurrentObituaries
MilledgevilleUnion-Recorder10/24/2007 – CurrentObituaries
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
MilledgevilleGeorgia Republican09/28/1819 – 09/28/18191Newspaper Archives
MonroeWalton Tribune01/01/2006 – CurrentObituaries
MoultrieMoultrie Observer07/05/2007 – CurrentObituaries
Mt. ZionMissionary01/28/1820 – 05/16/18255Newspaper Archives
New TownCherokee Phoenix03/06/1828 – 02/04/182921Newspaper Archives
New TownCherokee Phoenix02/21/1828 – 05/31/1834249Newspaper Archives
NewnanNewnan Times-Herald10/12/1996 – CurrentObituaries
Peachtree CornersWeekly06/05/2004 – 07/06/2012Obituaries
Richmond HillBryan County Now03/22/2007 – CurrentObituaries
Ringgold, LafayetteCatoosa Walker News02/19/2017 – CurrentObituaries
RomeRome News-Tribune12/11/2000 – CurrentObituaries
Sandy SpringsSandy Springs Neighbor10/27/2009 – 03/04/2016Obituaries
SavannahBusiness in Savannah03/31/2010 – 12/26/2012Obituaries
SavannahCloseup11/11/1999 – 01/31/2008Obituaries
SavannahCoastal Antiques and Art07/01/2002 – 06/01/2006Obituaries
SavannahCoastal Senior06/01/2004 – 06/01/2004Obituaries
SavannahSavannah Morning News07/01/1999 – CurrentObituaries
SavannahSavannah Tribune08/13/2008 – CurrentObituaries
SavannahWest Chatham Neighbor04/28/2010 – 02/16/2011Obituaries
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 – 01/01/18332605Newspaper 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 News10/20/1868 – 10/07/194116Newspaper Archives
SavannahNBC – 3 WSAV04/01/2018 – CurrentObituaries
SavannahSavannah Morning News: Web Edition Articles09/14/2018 – CurrentObituaries
SavannahMorning news04/14/1887 – 06/06/19004706Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Morning news01/01/1881 – 04/13/18872127Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Morning news06/08/1900 – 12/31/19041668Newspaper Archives
SavannahGeorgia Expositor01/01/1876 – 08/26/18766Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Abend Zeitung05/24/1876 – 05/24/18761Newspaper Archives
SavannahSavannah Weekly News03/29/1873 – 09/23/18763Newspaper Archives
SenoiaEast Coweta Journal11/11/2010 – 01/10/2013Obituaries
SpartaFarmer’s Gazette06/17/1803 – 08/08/180749Newspaper Archives
SpringfieldEffingham Now10/26/2006 – CurrentObituaries
St. Mary’sTribune & Georgian11/03/2004 – CurrentObituaries
SylvaniaSylvania Telephone02/19/2009 – CurrentObituaries
ThomastonThomaston Times10/09/2009 – 12/24/2015Obituaries
ThomasvilleThomasville Times-Enterprise11/14/2007 – CurrentObituaries
ThomsonJeffersonian12/01/1910 – 10/08/1914193Newspaper Archives
TiftonTifton Gazette07/25/2006 – CurrentObituaries
ToccoaToccoa Record06/24/2004 – CurrentObituaries
ValdostaValdosta Daily Times03/21/2004 – CurrentObituaries
WashingtonMonitor07/29/1809 – 08/06/181417Newspaper Archives
WashingtonNews02/23/1816 – 04/09/18193Newspaper Archives
WatkinsvilleOconee Leader03/13/2012 – CurrentObituaries
WaycrossWaycross Journal-Herald08/25/2005 – CurrentObituaries
West PointWest Point Times-News10/06/2008 – 11/17/2017Obituaries
WinderBarrow County News02/03/2010 – 07/06/2016Obituaries
WoodstockCherokee Ledger-News08/18/2010 – CurrentObituaries

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