You can submit a request to the state archives and they will conduct
a search and send you the requested document for $25 out-of-state and $15
in-state. They are very prompt and do a wonderful job. The archives also
have microfilm for sell, but you do have to get permission from the county
itself to purchase the county records.
You can rent the microfiche through your local LDS family history center
at about $3.20 a roll and work with it yourself at their Family History
Center. This is a very economical option.
Some commercial companies, such as Heritage Quest, have microfilm for
rent and purchase.
You can try to locate a local volunteer or arrange a research swap with
someone in the area. These arrangements can be very beneficial and it's
You can hire a
local researcher, either in Pike County or at the Georgia Department
of Archives and History. If you want several documents, this option can
be more economical than ordering from the archives.