Genealogy & Local History
Online Genealogy Databases
Chestatee Regional Library offers a variety of online genealogy resources for patrons to use any where, any time, on any device. All you need is your library card to help you find the roots of your family tree!
Dawson County Genealogy Resources
Dawson County Library’s genealogy collection contains historical maps & blueprints, local records & newspapers on microfilm, genealogy books & periodicals, and family files collected & donated by local genealogists.
Lumpkin County Genealogy Resources
Lumpkin County Library’s genealogy collection offers original government documents, historical maps & drawings, local records & newspapers on microfilm, genealogy books & periodicals, and several extensive family collections donated by local genealogists.
Come and share tips and tricks with other researchers, get advice on your own search quandaries, and network with other genealogists. Check our calendar for meeting dates.
Family Tree Genealogy Club
Dawson County Library
Meets the third Thursday of each month at 11:00 am
Are you a professional genealogist or a beginner researcher? No matter which one, this club is for you! Share tips and tricks with other researchers, get advice on genealogy brick walls you haven’t been able to overcome, and network with other genealogists. What could be more awesome than that?
Gold Diggers Genealogy Club
Lumpkin County Library
Meets the second Monday of each month at 11:00 am
This informal group will meet in the Genealogy and Georgia History Room at the Lumpkin County Library. The club is for everyone at all levels of knowledge and experience. Come and share tips and tricks with other researchers, get advice on your own search quandaries, and network with other genealogists.
Reserve the services of one of our information specialists for a face-to-face, one-hour session.
Lumpkin County Help List
The Help List provides additional contact information for services in Lumpkin County and beyond
The Chestatee Regional Library is happy to offer test proctoring services to the public for a fee of $15.00 per exam.
Request An Interlibrary Loan
If you are looking for an item that is not available in the PINES catalog, we can request the book from an institution outside of the PINES Library System.
Chestatee Regional Library’s Information Specialists are happy to answer any questions you may have via email, phone, or in person. We can answer most requests for brief, factual information about:
- local history,
- or general reference questions
We are not able to answer any questions requiring medical, legal, or tax expertise.
Dawson County Library Information Specialist
- Katie Horrell, 706-344-3690 ext. 26 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lumpkin County Library Information Specialist
- Agnes Gore, 706-864-3668 ext. 230 or email@example.com