Select a county from the map or list to explore Rural Churches

Select a county from the list to explore Rural Churches

Learn more about Georgia’s rural churches and their historical significance by selecting a county from the map. These early rural churches are a vital part of Georgia’s history, and should be treasured and preserved for future generations.

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  • Abandoned and Endangered (6)
  • Almost Gone But Not Forgotten (9)
  • Atkinson (2)
  • Baker (3)
  • Banks (2)
  • Barrow (2)
  • Bartow (4)
  • Ben-hill (1)
  • Brantley (4)
  • Brooks (4)
  • Bryan (1)
  • Bulloch (3)
  • Burke (4)
  • Calhoun (1)
  • Camden (4)
  • Catoosa (1)
  • Charlton (4)
  • Chatham (2)
  • Chattooga (3)
  • Cherokee (2)
  • Clinch (1)
  • Colquitt (1)
  • Columbia (1)
  • Coweta (3)
  • Dawson (1)
  • Decatur (1)
  • Early (1)
  • Effingham (1)
  • Elbert (1)
  • Emanuel (4)
  • Evans (0)
  • Fannin (1)
  • Fayette (1)
  • Floyd (5)
  • Franklin (2)
  • Glynn (1)
  • Gordon (2)
  • Greene (14)
  • Habersham (2)
  • Hancock (7)
  • Harris (3)
  • Hart (1)
  • Heard (1)
  • Jackson (6)
  • Jasper (6)
  • Jefferson (3)
  • Jenkins (3)
  • Jones (1)
  • Lanier (1)
  • Liberty (2)
  • Lincoln (3)
  • Long (1)
  • Lumpkin (1)
  • Marion (2)
  • McDuffie (1)
  • McIntosh (5)
  • Midway (1)
  • Mitchell (1)
  • Montgomery (1)
  • Morgan (2)
  • Oconee (2)
  • Oglethorpe (7)
  • Pierce (1)
  • Polk (1)
  • Putnam (3)
  • Randolph (1)
  • Richmond (4)
  • Schley (1)
  • Screven (6)
  • Stewart (5)
  • Sumter (4)
  • Talbot (1)
  • Taliaferro (7)
  • Tattnall (4)
  • Terrell (3)
  • Thomas (4)
  • Towns (1)
  • Troup (2)
  • Turner (1)
  • Twiggs (1)
  • Walker (1)
  • Ware (4)
  • Warren (6)
  • Washington (1)
  • Wayne (1)
  • White (1)
  • Whitfield (2)
  • Wilkes (10)
  • Wilkinson (3)

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