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Candler County Clerk
705 N Lewis St
Metter, GA 30439
(912) 685-2835

Candler Public Library
P.O. Box 268
Metter, GA 30439-0083

Candler County Historical Society
PO Box 325
Metter, GA 30439

Georgia Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 497 Metter, GA 30439

Georgia Department of Human Resources
Vital Records Unit (404) 679-4701
2600 Skyland Drive, NE
Fax: (404) 524-4278

Atlanta, GA 30319-3640
Birth & Death records can be obtained here..

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County Formed 1914
County Seat: Metter

Metter Metter Advertiser Jan. 13, 1915-Dec. 1979 title merged with Metter Town and Country News to form Metter News and Advertiser
Metter Town and Country News Oct. 15, 1980-Nov. 5, 1980 title merged with Metter Advertiser to form Metter News and Advertiser
Metter News and Advertiser Nov. 1980-Jan. 10, 1990 title formed by merger of Metter Advertiser and Metter Town and Country News; title changed to Metter Advertiser
*Metter Advertiser Jan. 17, 1990-present title changed from Metter News and Advertiser

Books about Candler County

Cemeteries of Candler & Evans Counties, Georgia Compiled by Moses M. Coleman, Jr., and Emilie K. Hartz
A survey of 86 cemeteris containing over 14,000 marked graves in Candler and Evans counties, Ga. 450 Pages, published 2003,
$40.00 Add $3.50 S&H for first book, and $1.00 for each additional book. Ga. residents add 7% sales tax.

Vesco, Inc.
P. O. Box 2040
Vidalia, GA 30475.

LOOK-UP: Claudia Cannady

"The History of Metter and Candler County, Georgia" by Candler County Historical Society and published in 1994.
"Cemeteries of Candler County, Georgia" by Candler County Historical Society and published 2003

LOOK-UP: Claudia Cannady

They can be obtained for purchase at:
The Candler County Historical Society
P. O. Box 325
Metter, GA 30439
Purchase from Candler Sons of Confederacy.

There is also a newly published book titled "Past Times: A Pictorial History of Metter and Candler County" by The Metter Advertiser in 2003. It is a thin book (96 pgs.) and while it has descriptions of the pictures and names noted where known, there is no index to the names in this book. This book can still be purchased from
The Metter Advertiser
15 South Rountree
Metter, GA 30439

The Sons of Confederate Veterans

Confederate Soldiers Buried in Candler County-

Applications for Gravestones by the United Daughters of Confederacy 1930's & 40's in Candler and Bulloch.

Profile of Governor Allen Candler...the county namesake

Metter's First Elected Mayor- Dan Kennedy

Metter's First Acting Mayor- Algerine Trapnell

Candler's Most Famous Confederate Veteran: William Jasper Brown

Candler Confederates Candler Confederates Contact person: Tony Thompson

Georgia County Historical Maps, Courthouses, County sites, etc!

University of Georgia's Newspaper Project
(Most available through inter library loan)

National Historical Register of Places, Georgia

Other Useful Addresses

Atlanta Historical Society
3101 Andrews Drive, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30366
Atlanta History Center

Atlanta Public Library
1 Margaret Mitchell Square
Atlanta, GA 30303

National Archives—Southeast Region
1557 St. Joseph Avenue
East Point, GA 30344

African-American Family History Association
P.O. Box 115268
Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Georgia Department of Archives and History
5800 Jonesboro Road
Morrow, Georgia 30260

Georgia Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 38066
Atlanta, GA 30334

Georgia Historical Society and Library
501 Whittaker Street
Savannah, GA 31499

Library of Congress and Annex
1st-2nd Streets, S.E.
Washington, DC 20504
The Library of Congress has extensive
holdings on local and family history

National Genealogical Society
4527 Seventeenth Street North
Arlington, VA 22207
Phone: (703) 525-0050
Toll Free:(800) 473-0060
Fax: (703) 525-0052
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M

National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution Library
1776 D Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-628-1776
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM  
Sunday from 1:00 - 5:00 PM
CLOSED Saturdays & Holidays

The Afro-American Historical
and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 73086,
Washington, D.C. 20056

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