Lookup Public Records in Greenlee County, Arizona. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Greenlee County, Arizona Overview

Located in the southeastern part of the state of Arizona, Greenlee County has a population of about 8,437, according to the US Census Bureau. The county seat is Clifton, which is also the largest community in the county. Its small population makes it the least populous county in the state. Greenlee County was created in 1909 and has a total area of 1,848 square miles 5.3 of which is water, and the remaining 1,843 square miles is land. The economy of Greenlee County predominately comes from Morenci Mine, which is the largest copper mining operation in North America, and one of the largest copper mines in the world. Cochise County is to the south of Greenlee, Graham County to the west, Apache County to the north and both the east and southeast borders on New Mexico’s Catron and Grant counties to the east and Hidalgo County to the southeast. The county is partially home to the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest and the Gila Box Riparian National Conservation area, both nationally protected parks. The county consists of four zip codes, the largest of which is 85533.

Greenlee County Clerk Information

The Greenlee clerk address is:
Greenlee County Clerk
PO Box 1027
Clifton, Arizona, 85533
928-865-4242

The Greenlee Superior Court address is:
Greenlee Superior Court
223 5th Street
Clifton, Arizona, 85533
928-865-3872

The clerk operates under the direction of the presiding court judge. All documents filed in the court are docketed to track the records. While most records are public information, some remain confidential. The clerk has duties, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Issuing jury summons, wage assignments, child support orders and address changes, and marriage licenses
  • Gatekeeper to public access to the Superior Court judicial system
  • Processing filing fees, bail bonds, service fees, appearance bonds, and court-ordered assessments for both juveniles and adults
  • Processing passport applications, servers, and bail bondsmen
  • Being present at all hearings to swear in witnesses, store exhibits and maintain an accurate record of the proceedings
  • Acting as Jury Commissioner, who maintains the active jury list for the court
  • Assisting public inquiries regarding child support processing

Greenlee County Records

The recorder of deeds is housed at:
Greenlee County Recorder of Deeds
PO Box 1625
Clifton AZ 85533
928-865-2632

County Treasurer Information can be found at the address below and includes fees, property taxes,

The County Government Building address is:
Greenlee County Government
253 Fifth St
P.O. Box 908
Clifton, AZ 85533

If you are interested in property assessment information, you may start at the assessor’s website or at their office location:

Greenlee County Government
Assessor’s Office
253 Fifth Street
P.O. Box 777
Clifton, AZ 85533

Greenlee, AZ Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20099,157
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009108
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200978
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009215
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009318
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009888
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009206
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009119
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009168
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009127
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200996
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200978
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,541
Greenlee County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Greenlee County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 25, Ch. 1 and Arizona Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – Title 25, Ch. 2, Article 1
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Greenlee County Marriage License
Location:223 5th Street, Clifton, Arizona, 85533
Phone:928-865-4242

Greenlee County Recorder
County Government Office

Address: 253 Fifth St P.O. Box 1625 Clifton, AZ 85533

Phone Number: (928) 865-2632

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