Welcome to the Coweta County Genealogical Society
Celebrating 40 Years
Our roots go deep. Have your roots hit a sidewalk? If they have, you hit the sidewalk and walk on down to 8 Carmichael St where we can try to get you further in your research. We welcome all family researchers to our library that contains reference books, maps, family histories and other information for Coweta County, Georgia and the rest of the United States along with some foreign countries.
We are open 10 am to 4 pm on Wednesday through Friday and the first Saturday of each month. Other days are by appointment only. If the flag is out -
WE ARE OPEN!
Public meetings will be announced at a later date. 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 and and Newnan-Coweta Historical Society. We are glad you dropped by to visit. Browse through our website or come to visit us in person!
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 - Friday - 10 am to 4 pm.
Saturday by appointment only
Discover Your Roots Georgia
Discover Your Roots GA is a free genealogy seminar which teaches family history research for all levels. Co-hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints metro Atlanta congregations, the Fayette County NAACP, and the Afro-American Historical & Genealogy Society (AAHGS), we help participants find their ancestors, interpret DNA tests, and navigate online tools through group workshops and personal instruction.
From Our Blog
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 […]
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 […]