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

Gilchrist County, Florida Overview

Gilchrist County is a county located in the state of Florida. The county was formed in December 4, 1925. Named after Albert W. Gilchrist, the county seat is Trenton and it has a population of 16931 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 355 square miles, with its land area encompassing 350 square miles, and its water area 5.6 square miles. The county consists of 5 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 32693 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Gilchrist County borders the following counties: Suwannee County and Columbia County, FL to the north; Levy County, FL to the south; Alachua County, FL to the east; Dixie County, FL to the west, and; Lafayette County, FL to the northwest.

Gilchrist County Clerk Information

The property appraiser is responsible for identifying, locating, and fairly valuing all property, both real and personal, within the county for tax purposes. The property appraiser also

  • tracks ownership changes;
  • maintains maps of parcel boundaries;
  • keeps descriptions of buildings and property characteristics up to date;
  • accepts and approves applications from individuals eligible for exemptions and other forms of property tax relief;
  • and most importantly, analyzes trends in sales prices, construction costs, and rents to best estimate the value of all assessable property.

The Property Appraiser allows web access to property records. These records can be searched in several options: search by location address, search by owner name, search by parcel number, and search by legal information, among others. Parcel information is readily available in the search.

USGS Topo and GIS maps are also available in the website.

Below is the physical address of the Property Appraiser:

112 South Main Street Room 138
Trenton, FL 32693
(352) 463-3190

Court Clerk Information

The office of the Clerk is a complex organization that performs a wide range of record keeping, information management, and financial management for the judicial system and county government.

  • Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts
  • Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners
  • Accountant, Auditor and Custodian of County Funds
  • County Recorder of Official Records

Court records can be searched through an online database available. Four access options, the Public one allowing anonymous searching, while the other three requiring a username and password. Public records can be searched in their website, where you can put in several search parameters, like name and date range, and records from different courts can be searched. Official records can be ordered online.

Below is the physical address of the Clerk of the Court:

Gilchrist County Clerk of Courts

112 S. Main Street
P.O. Box 37
Trenton, Florida 32693
Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (352) 463-3170

Gilchrist County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Gilchrist 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; Domestic Violence – Title XLIII, Chapter 741
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Gilchrist County Marriage License
Location:112 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida, 32693

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