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Bryan County, Georgia Overview

Bryan County is a county located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in 1793. Named after Jonathan Bryan, the county seat is Pembroke and it has a population of 35,137 as of 2015. The county has a total area of 454 square miles, with its land area encompassing 436 square miles, and its water area 18 square miles. The county consists of 3 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 31324 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Bryan County borders the following counties: Effingham County, Georgia to the north; Evans County, Georgia to the west; Chatham County, Georgia to the northeast; Bulloch County, Georgia to the northwest, and; Liberty County, Georgia to the southwest.

Bryan County Clerk Information

The Bryan County Clerk is appointed and reports to the Board of Commissioners. The Clerk serves as the custodian of all records approved by the Board of Commissioners, including meeting minutes, resolutions, ordinances, and contracts, provides research of Commission records, assists the County Administrator with the preparation and distribution of the agenda and commission work books, and assists the Board with administrative functions.

The County Clerk is designated as the Open Records Officer and the Deputy County Clerk is designated as the Alternate Open Records Officer to act in the Open Records Officer’s absence, both to act for Bryan County and all of its related subsidiary entities as defined in the Act, herein the “County”. The term “county and all its related and subsidiary entities” includes all county departments and entities, but does not include the following departments: Sheriff’s Department; E-911 Department; Tax Commissioner; Probate Court and Clerk of Courts. All written requests for records made under the Act directed to the County shall be made to the Open Records Officer; or in his or her absence, to the alternate.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Donna Waters, County Clerk
51 North Courthouse Street
Pembroke, GA 31321
Phone: 912-653-3837
Fax: 912-653-4691
Email: dwaters@bryan-county.org

Bryan Clerk of Superior Court Information

The Clerk of Superior Court was established in the Constitution of the State of Georgia. The Clerk is one of four constitutional officers who can be found in each of the 159 counties in the state; the other constitutional officers are the sheriff, the tax commissioner and the probate judge. The Clerk’s duties are statutory in nature and are found in the Official Code of Georgia in literally hundreds of statutes created by the state legislature. In addition, the Clerk has an obligation to follow the court rules for each court they may serve. The Clerk is found to be one of the most popular elected officials in each county, providing personal service directly to the public on a daily basis through direct contact with the clerk or through contact with his or her deputy clerks.

Clerk of Court is an elected position serving the Superior, State and Magistrate Courts in Bryan County. The Clerk and Deputy Clerks are custodians over the land and property records of the county, as well as the civil and criminal files and records in the courts served.

The Clerk further serves as the Jury Clerk for Superior and State court. Notary commissions and passports are also processed by the Clerk of Superior Court.

Below is the physical address of the Clerk of Superior Court:

Rebecca G. Crowe, Clerk of Superior Court
51 North Courthouse Street
Pembroke, GA 31321
Email: Becky.Crowe@bryan.gsccca.org

Bryan Tax Assessor Information

The Bryan County Assessor’s’ Office locates, inventories, and sets values for all taxable property within Bryan County. The County Assessor is appointed and charged by law with the responsibility of independent oversight and preparation of the annual local property assessments.

Assessment Notices were mailed on June 1, 2018. The last day to appeal is July 16, 2018. All appeals must be made in writing on the proper form. You may return the appeal form by mail or in person to one of our offices.

They will not accept any appeals sent in via e-mail or fax. All mail must be postmarked by the deadline in order to be considered. Metered mail date stamps do not count as a postmark.

It is important to note that the Assessors’ Office does not set the tax rate, nor are they involved in any way with collecting taxes. The primary function of the Assessors’ Office is to value property in a fair and uniform manner.

Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:

Liz Lynn, Chief Appraiser
15 North Courthouse Street
P.O. Box 1000
Pembroke, GA 31321
Ph: 912-653-3889
Fx: 912-653-3890
66 Captain Matthew Freeman Drive
Suite 229
Richmond Hill, GA 31324
Ph: 912-756-3209
Fx: 912-756-3827

Bryan County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Bryan 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:Bryan County Marriage License
Location:151 South College Street, Pembroke, Georgia, 31321

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