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

Brooks County, Georgia Overview

Brooks County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in December 11, 1858 and named after Preston Brooks. The county seat is Quitman. As of 2010, the county has a population of 16,243. The county has a total area of 498 square miles, 493 square miles of which is land, and 4.8 square miles is water. The county consists of 8 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 31643 recorded as the one with the largest population. Brooks County borders the following counties: Lowndes County, Georgia to the east; Thomas County, Georgia to the west; Cook County, Georgia to the northeast; Colquitt County, Georgia to the northwest; Jefferson County, Florida to the southwest, and; Madison County, Florida to the southeast.

Brooks County Clerk Information

The Brooks County Administration Office is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Brooks County and is responsible for many operations that occur daily in Brooks County, Operations such as but not limited to: Annual Budgeting, Accounts Payable and Receivables, Payroll, Human Resources, Record Retention, Preparation of all Regular and Special Called Meetings, Business Licenses, and more.

The County Clerk is responsible for maintaining County records, open records requests, contracts and oversees human resources.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Patricia Williams, County Clerk
610 South Highland Street
Quitman, Georgia 31643
Phone: (229) 263-5561
Fax: (229) 263-9345
Email: brookscocc@windstream.net

Brooks Tax Assessor Information

The Brooks County Tax Assessor’s Office is responsible for the maintaining the County’s Property Tax Digest. The Tax Assessor’s Office calculates property values for all real property within Brooks County.

The Board of Tax Assessors, appointed for 3 year terms by the County Commissioners, is responsible for determining taxability, value and equalization of all property within the county. The County Board of Tax Assessors notifies taxpayers when changes are made to the value of the property; receive and review all appeals filed; and insures that the appeal process proceeds properly. In addition, they approve all exemptions claimed by the taxpayer.

The Brooks County Board of Tax Assessors hold their regular scheduled meeting on the second Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the chief appraisers office located in the county office building 610 South Highland Road, Quitman, GA 31643. All meetings are open to the public, for additional information please contact the Board of Assessors office (229) 263-7920 or assessors@brookscountytax.com.

Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:

Wayne Waldron, Chief Appraiser
610 South Highland Street
Quitman, Georgia 31643
Phone: (229) 263-7920
Fax: (229) 263-5125
Email: wwaldron@brookscountytax.com
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Brooks, GA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200915,742
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,474
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009114
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009142
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,047
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009320
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,678
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009334
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200978
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009298
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009201
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009342
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,403
Brooks County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Brooks 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 – Title 19, Chapter 3 and Domestic Relations – Sections 19-3-62 to 19-3-64
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Brooks County Marriage License
Location:1 Scrivens Street, Quitman, Georgia, 31643
Phone:912-263-5567

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