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The land for Lee, Muscogee, Troup, Coweta, and Carroll counties was ceded by the Creek people in the 1825 Treaty of Indian Springs. Troup County was created June 9, 1825 and December 11, 1826 with 447 square miles acquired by Creek cessions of January 24, 1826 and March 31, 1826. It was named for George Michael Troup, 1780-1856. He was the governor of Georgia, 1823-1827. He was elected to the U.S. Senate. Later, he was nominated to be president of the United States. The court house burned in November 4, 1936 along with some records.
The following is the information present on AccessGenealogy specific to Troup County Georgia. It has been compiled as part of the AHGP County website: Troup County Georgia Genealogy.
- Land Records
- Marriage Records
- Military Records
- Captain Robert H. Sledge’s Company
- Troup County Georgia in the Spanish American War
- Troup County Georgia Civil War Soldiers
- Troup County Georgia World War 1 Commissioned Officers
- Troup County Georgia World War 1 Soldiers and Sailors
- World War 1 Troup County Georgia Soldiers Who Died in Service
- World War 2 Casualty Lists
- Native American