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Welcome to the Coweta County Genealogical Society


We are happy to announce that the Coweta County Genealogical Society is now opened. We are still under the City of Newnan Covid-19 guidelines, so mask and safe distancing is in effect. We will be open for appointments only BUT will accept walk-ins. We are limited to 3 researchers plus staff in the library at one time, so if you do not have an appointment we may have to ask you to make an appointment and return later. If the open flag is out, we are open. Please have your mask on, read and fill out the information sheet in the box by the entrance door.


The times are Wednesday – Friday 10 am to 4 pm. At this time due to volunteer availability we will only be open on SATURDAYS by appointment only.

To make an appointment for a 2 hour slot (you may stay longer if there is room), please email us at or call Helen Camp at (770) 253-9530. You MUST leave a message and she will call you back, she does not answer unknown calls.

We are having issues with who has paid their dues for the current year January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. We are asking if you have not received your quarterlies for this year or if you can not get into your account online at the website, please email us. We are working diligently to get the library back on track and your help would be greatly appreciated. If you are able to contribute to help with the keeping the door open, please mail a check to the CCGS INC (Coweta County Genealogical Society) or you make a donation at the website just click on the “DONATE” button.

Due to Covid 19 all public meetings have been cancelled till further notice.

Thank you for your understanding during this interesting year.
The CCGS Board

Public meetings are held on the third Saturday of March, June, September, and December beginning at 1:30 pm at our research library in Newnan, Ga. For the latest news and updates of the Coweta County Genealogical Society, see our current events! For information concerning other events or venues located in Coweta County, please visit the Coweta County Convention & Visitors Bureau. We are glad you dropped by to visit. Browse through our website or come to visit us in person!

Research Library

Our research library  is home to a large inventory of historical and genealogical books and publications. It contains books and publications from most if not all of the fifty states.

We have many surname books, family history compilations, family folders, historical newspapers, military books and index publications, and miscellaneous historical and reference books, magazines and pamphlets.


Membership is offered to all who are dedicated to preserving historical and genealogical records and to anyone interested in researching their history.

Members interest is not restricted to Coweta County history and ancestry. Our research is varied and covers all locales.


The Coweta County Genealogical and Historical Research Library is located in Newnan, Georgia at:

8 Carmichael St. Newnan, Georgia


Wednesday - Saturday - 10 am to 4 pm.  

From Our Blog

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WWII Military Veterans Being Honored By Local Veterans’ Organizations

Our very longtime CCGS member, Mr. Bill Lowry of Grantville, GA will be among others honored for their military service during World War II by The Georgia Department of Veterans Services and our Coweta VFW and American Legion. WHEN:   Saturday, May 11th, at 12:30 pm WHERE:  Legion 57 Coweta Veterans Club 130 Veterans Club Road […]

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Eagle Scout Project Identifies Locations of Cemeteries in Sharpsburg, Georgia

Boy Scout Sam Folsom from Troop 57 Heatherwood Baptist Church recently completed his Eagle Scout Project. The project was to locate cemeteries in Sharpsburg, GA, identify GPS coordinates, and road directions. The beneficiary of this work is the Coweta County Genealogical Society. This information will be used to update the society’s cemetery books. Family researchers […]

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

CCGS will be closed November 25 through December 1

We will reopen with our normal hours on December 2. At this time Saturday hours are by appointment only.

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