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Marion County, Florida

Marion County is located south of Gainesville in north central Florida. Created in 1844, the county is named after General Francis Marion, a hero of the Revolutionary War from South Carolina, as many of the area’s early settlers came from that state. As of 2010, the population was 331,298. The total area of the county is 1,663 square miles, and most of the area is made up of rolling hills. The county is famous for producing champion race horses.

David R. Ellspermann is the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Marion County, as of 2015. The County Clerk of Circuit Court’s office performs a wide range of duties relating to record keeping, information, and financial management for the Board of County Commissioners, the judicial system, and most importantly, the citizens of Marion County.

The Clerk of Court is responsible for maintaining court records with the utmost care and security. The records maintained by the office include civil, family, probate, and small claims proceedings; criminal felony and misdemeanor cases; juvenile cases; and traffic citations. The Clerk of Court is the official recorder and maintains of all instruments/documents placed in the Marion County Official Records. The records maintained are a permanent source of those documents which primarily relate to real estate transactions. In addition, the Clerk issues marriage licenses. Apart from maintaining records, the clerk acts as the Ex-Officio Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners with the primary responsibility of recording and indexing minutes for the Board of County Commissioners’ meetings.

Public records can be accessed by doing a background check online or by visiting the clerk’s office in person during office hours. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Marion County Clerk of the Circuit Court Website. While on the website, click on the records link and follow the steps to access records that are available.

The other way to obtain public records is by visiting the clerk’s office in person. You will be required to submit a records request form indicating the records that you are requesting. Alternatively, you can call the clerk’s office through (352) 671-5630 and make enquiries regarding public records in the county.

Below is the physical address of the Marion County Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office:

110 NW 1st Avenue

Ocala, Florida 34475

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Marion, FL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009350,225
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200921,641
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009527
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,246
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009864
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20096,389
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200938,658
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,704
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200912,959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20093,184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200955,209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009734
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,702
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200944,276
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200921,842
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009475
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,787
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20099,635
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20091,376
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,560
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20096,801
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20098,539
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009625
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20095,414
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20093,557
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009543
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009952
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20092,576
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20093,869
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200981,330
Marion County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Marion 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:Marion County Marriage License
Location:110 Northwest 1st Avenue, Ocala, Florida, 34475
Phone:352-620-3924

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