• Liberty County Militia Districts

  • First Hinesville Courthouse 1837

Ship Mary and John Passenger List

There is no passenger list for the trip made by the ship Mary and John from England to America…
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John Lambert

There appears to be some doubt among historians about the parentage and early life of John Lambert, one of…
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Roswell King, Sr.

Roswell, Georgia, was named for Roswell King Sr., who established the town in North Georgia before Atlanta was even…
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Welcome to Liberty County Historical Society


Liberty County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. Liberty county was Founded February 5, 1777. Sunbury was first designated the county seat in 1784. In 1797, the seat was transferred to Riceboro and in 1837 it was transferred again to Hinesville.

As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,453. The county seat is Hinesville. Liberty County is part of the Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Savannah-Hinesville-Statesboro, GA Combined Statistical Area.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 603 square miles (1,560 km2), of which 490 square miles (1,300 km2) is land and 113 square miles (290 km2) (18.7%) is water.




Mailing Address

Liberty County Historical Society
PO Box 982
Hinesville, GA  31310