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Jefferson County, Florida Overview

Jefferson County is located in the state of Florida. Named after Thomas Jefferson, the county was formed in January 20, 1827 and its county seat is Monticello. The county has a total population of 14194, as of 2013, with its area spanning 637 square miles (land area being 598 square miles, while water area being 38 square miles). The county consists of 4 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 32344 recorded as the one with the largest population. Jefferson County borders the following counties: Thomas County, GA to the north; Madison County, FL to the east; Leon County, FL to the west; Brooks County, GA to the northeast; Wakulla County, FL to the southwest, and; Taylor County, FL to the southeast.

Jefferson County Clerk Information

The Property Appraiser of Jefferson County, Florida is charged with placing a fair and equitable market value on every parcel of property both real estate and tangible in the county. Other responsibilities of the Property Appraiser include the administration of exemptions (homestead, widows, widowers, blind, disability and total exemptions), maintenance of property ownership records, and maintaining aerial photographs of the county.

The Property Appraiser website contains an Interactive Record Search & GIS Mapping System, where you can search with basic search parameters like name and parcel ID, and also with advanced search parameters like structure and sales history. CAMA and GIS data are also available for ordering in their website.

Court Clerk Information

Pursuant to provisions of the Florida Constitutions, which have governed the people for over 150 years, the role of the Clerk of Courts has been established in three main areas:

  • Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts
  • Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners, including serving as accountant, auditor, and custodian of county funds.
  • County Recorder

Within these areas, the Clerk of Court performs a “checks and balances” for local government as an elected public trustee.

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 Courts:
County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Circle
Monticello, FL 32344
(850) 342-0218
Fax: (850) 342-0222

Jefferson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Jefferson 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:Jefferson County Marriage License
Location:1255 West Washington Street, Monticello, Florida, 32344

Jefferson County Clerks Office

Address: 1 Courthouse Cir, Monticello, FL 32344, United States
Phone: 850-342-0218

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