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

Highlands County, Florida

Highlands County is located in the state of Florida. The county was created on April 23, 1921, along with  Hardee, Charlotte, and Glades, when they were separated from DeSoto County. The county was named after the terrain of the county. Sebring is the largest city in the county and the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 98,786 and a total area of 1,106 square miles, of which 89 square miles is water and 1,017 square miles is land, making it the 14th largest county in Florida by area. Highlands County borders the following counties: Osceola County to the northeast, Okeechobee County to the east, Glades County to the south, Charlotte County to the southwest, DeSoto County to the west, Hardee County to the west, and Polk County to the north.

Court Records can be accessed by doing a background check through the Highlands County Clerk of Courts website. The website is informative and contains all the divorce records, criminal records and court records in the county. In addition, the website also has the fee schedule applicable when requesting public records.  

The information compiled in the clerk’s website is made available as a public service and for general informational purposes only. Information obtained through the website is not the official court record information of the Clerk. It should not be considered as legal advice or used for any type of legal action. In addition, the information contained on the website is subject to change without notice. As a result, the Clerk of Courts does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of information obtained through the website; it is the duty of the user to assess the accuracy of the information obtained.

Below is the physical address of the Highlands County Clerk of Courts’ office:

590 South Commerce Ave.,

Sebring, Florida 33870-3867

Phone number: (863) 402-6565

Highlands, FL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009111,285
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200911,876
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009371
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009452
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009284
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,464
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200912,602
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009465
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,530
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009544
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200916,209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009344
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009553
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200912,442
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20094,003
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009130
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009671
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20092,339
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009171
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009215
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,586
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,202
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009221
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009350
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,595
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009213
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009169
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009784
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20091,602
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200930,860
Highlands County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Highlands 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:Highlands County Marriage License
Location:430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, 33870
Phone:941-453-7538

Highlands County Recording Office
County Government Office

Address: 590 S Commerce Ave, Sebring, FL 33870, United States
Phone: 863-402-6590

Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 11:22pm
#WeekendWildfires - Firefighters suppressed three wildfires in #HighlandsCounty & #GladesCounty. All three were caused by transportation equipment igniting the dry grass on fire. ***Safety Tip-Please avoid driving and parking on tall dry grass. https://t.co/v0EDTXd8pN
Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 4:51am
#HighlandsCounty - Highlands County Fire Rescue and Florida Forest Service on scene of an approximately 20-acre wildfire off State Road 70, east of Brighton. The wildfire is spreading along the canal and at this time, the wildfire poses no immediate threat to structures. https://t.co/AFdjxMp8CT

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