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Holmes County, Florida Overview

Holmes County is located in the state of Florida. The county was formed in January 8, 1848 and its county seat is Bonifay. The county has a total population of 19717, as of 2013, with its area spanning 489 square miles (land area being 479 square miles, while water area being 10 square miles). The county consists of 4 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 32425 recorded as the one with the largest population. Holmes County borders the following counties: Geneva County, AL to the north; Washington County, FL to the south; Jackson County, FL to the east, and; Walton County, FL to the west.

Holmes 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 owner name, search by location address, search by parcel number, and search by legal information. Parcel information is readily available in the search.

    Below is the physical address of the Property Appraiser:

    Bryan A. Bell, Property Appraiser
    226 N Waukesha Street
    Bonifay, FL 32425
    850-547-1113

    Court Clerk Information

    The Clerk of Court allows searching of official records and court records, both hosted on different websites linked in the Clerk of Courts website. Official records can be ordered online. 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.

    Below is the physical address of the Clerk of Court:
    Kyle Hudson
    Holmes County Clerk of Court
    201 N. Oklahoma Street
    Bonifay, FL 32425
    Phone: 850.547.1100

    Holmes, FL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200917,118
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,469
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200927
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200922
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009333
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,573
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009146
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009178
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,451
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200943
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,765
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009395
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009132
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009413
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009206
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009209
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009133
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,224
    Holmes County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Holmes 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:Holmes County Marriage License
    Location:201 North Oklahoma Street, Bonifay, Florida, 32425
    Phone:850-547-1100
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