Genealogy Room

The Heritage Room of the Cedartown Public Library provides the genealogical researcher with materials from local history sources, the U.S. government census, and many books and magazines that focus on aspects of researching family history. Also available is a microform reader/printer that provides access to materials that have been microfilmed for easier storage.

Below are some sites that might be of interest to the beginning genealogist.

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A genealogy database by HeritageQuest is the largest genealogy data company in the world searching U.S. census from 1790,1800,1810,1850 (partial) ,1860 (partial),1870,1910 (partial) , World Immigration Series ,U.S. Marriages 1691-1850, Indiana Vital Records Collection, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Index , and HeritageQuest's Surname Query Center.

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This database is not available outside of your library.

The Ancestry Library Edition collection has approximately 4,000 databases including key collections such as U.S. federal census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes), Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes), The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630, Social Security Death Index, WWI Draft Registration Cards, Federal Slave Narratives, and a strong Civil War collection. All materials may be searched at once (using a basic or advanced search screen), or various databases and indexes may be searched individually.


The Polk County Georgia GAGenWeb

FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service
Genealogy and Family History Records

Vital Records Information for United States
(birth, death or marriage certificate)
Family Tree Maker Family History Software and Historical Records

Polk County Historical Society

Library Hours
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m
Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Contact Information:
245 East Avenue Cedartown, Georgia 30125
(770) 748-5644 Phone:
(706) 777-3346
(706) 777-0947

Getting Started

On Your Family Tree

Getting Started on Your Family Tree

Cedartown circa 1905