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Dougherty County, Georgia

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  • Harry E. Sawyer (1928 - 2015)
    Mr. Harry E. Sawyer, 86, of Sumner died Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Wynfield Park Health & Rehabilitation in Albany. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 9, 2015 at the First ...
  • Audrey Faye Sawyer (1932 - 2019)
    Obituary for Mrs. Audrey Thompson Sawyer Mrs. Audrey Thompson Sawyer, 87 of Sumner died on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Willson Hospice House. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tue...
  • Edwin Mayne Dobbins (1889 - 1951)
  • Anne Emma Dobbins (1887 - 1924)
    OBITUARY: Sunday, June 1, 1924 - Macon Telegraph, Macon, Georgia, page 25 MRS. ANNIE FARMER DOBBINS ALBANY, Ga., May 31 - Mrs. Annie Farmer Dobbins, wife of Mr.E.M. Dobbins of this city, died at the ...
  • Freddie Harby (1882 - 1970)

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dougherty County, Georgia.

Official Website

The county was created by the Georgia General Assembly on December 15, 1853, from a part of Baker County. It was named after Charles Dougherty, a respected judge and lawyer from Athens, Georgia. In 1854 and 1856 small areas were added from Worth County.

Albany was a center of the Civil Rights Movement, particularly during the early 1960s and is part of the Black Belt of the South.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Communities

  • Acree
  • Albany (County Seat)
  • Dosaga
  • Doublegate
  • Ducker
  • Four Points
  • Gillionville
  • Hotalihuyana
  • Ocmulgee (Ghost Town)
  • Pecan City
  • Pretoria
  • Putney
  • Radium Springs
  • Turner City
  • Walker
  • Williamsburg



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Slaveholders and Slave surname matches (1860 & 1870 Census)