Our History

Established in 1910 by W. F. Byrd, Sr., Byrd Insurance Agency is the Oldest Independent Agency in Paulding County. Byrd Insurance Agency, Inc. serves the insurance needs of individuals, families and businesses throughout the entire state of Georgia.


Important Byrd Milestones

  • 1950 the Agency was sold to Mrs. Mary W. Thornton
  • 1978 approximately Mr. George Williams joined and later purchased the Agency.
  • 1980 approximately Mr. James Raney joined the Agency and soon became the sole owner.
  • 1989 – Mr. J. Mark Raney and Mr. Joseph H. Raney joined the Agency with their father.
  • 1990 - James Raney decided to fly the coop and Joe and Mark took over the Agency and moved to Hiram, GA
  • 1999 - Mrs. Madge Lovingood joined the Agency to head up their Commercial department
  • 2014 - Mark Raney flew the coop to spend more time with his grandkids.
  • 2014 - Madge took over the Nest and currently operates the Agency out of Hiram GA
  • 2015 - Crowder & Fuller Agency joined our nest and folded into the Byrd Flock in Hiram GA
  • 2023 - Byrd spread its wings by acquired Dean Agency in Villa Rica Ga. We now have two locations.

The agency is still in Paulding County serving the Insurance needs of individuals, families and business. Fly over to see our flock!

If you would Like to become a Part of our Byrd Insurance Family feel free to contact us at 770-439-7991