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Candler County, Georgia Overview

Candler County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in 1914 and named after Allen D. Candler. The county seat is Metter. As of 2010, the county has a population of 10,998. The county has a total area of 249 square miles, 243 square miles of which is land, and 5.8 square miles is water. The county consists of 3 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 30439 recorded as the one with the largest population. Candler County borders the following counties: Tattnall County, GA to the south; Bulloch County, GA to the east; Emanuel County, GA to the northwest, and; Evans County, GA to the southeast.

Candler Clerk of Superior Court Information

The Clerk of the Court for Candler County manages court filings and proceedings for Superior, State, Juvenile and Magistrate courts.

Forms – Protective Orders

Petition for Stalking Temporary Protective Order:

Forms – Divorce

Court Personnel are NOT allowed to answer any questions concerning the preparation of these forms. State Law O.C.G.A. §15-19-51 forbids court personnel to give legal advice. Different situations may require special procedures and courthouse personnel cannot advise you on how to proceed or what forms may be necessary in specific situations. Divorce can be very complicated. The only person allowed to help you in the preparation of these forms is a licensed attorney.

Please consult an attorney if you have questions about the procedure or what action is best for you to take.

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

Jenny Grimes, Clerk of Candler County Superior Court
35 SW Broad Street,
P.O. Box 830,
Metter, GA 30439
Phone: 912-685-5257
Fax: 912-685-2946
Email: jenny.grimes@gsccca.org
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday

Candler Tax Assessor Information

The Candler County Tax Assessor’s office is responsible for receiving and processing all property tax returns for the citizens of Candler County, Georgia. Taxpayers are required to file at least an initial tax return for taxable property (both real and personal property) owned on January 1 of the tax year. In Candler County, Georgia, the time for filing returns is January 1 through April 1. These returns are filed with the Candler County Tax Assessor’s office and forms are available in that office.

The tax return is a listing of property owned by the taxpayer and the taxpayer’s declaration of the value of the property.Once the initial tax return is filed, the law provides for an automatic renewal of that return each succeeding year at the value finally determined for the preceding year. The taxpayer is required to file a new return only as additional property is acquired, improvements are made to existing property, or other changes occur.

A new return, filed during the return period, may also be made by the taxpayer to declare a different value from the existing value where the taxpayer is dissatisfied with the current value placed on the property by the Candler County Board of Tax Assessors. This serves the purpose of establishing the taxpayer’s appeal rights if the Board of Tax Assessors change the declared value again.

Taxpayers can learn more, estimate their taxes, and download for tax returns, appeals and homestead exemptions at

To appeal an assessment, download the Appeal of Assessment Form, complete it and submit it to the Candler County Assessor’s office within 45 days of receipt of the assessment notice.

Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:

Marian Grier, Chief Appraiser
Courthouse Square
35 SW Broad Street, Suite E
Metter, GA 30439
Phone: 912-685-6346
Fax: 912-685-3818
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Candler, GA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20099,866
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009601
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009127
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009104
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009978
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009204
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,138
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009180
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200984
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009371
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009164
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,763
Candler County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Candler 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:Candler County Marriage License
Location:Broad Street, Courthouse Square, Metter, Georgia, 30439
Phone:912-685-2357
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