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

Clay County, Georgia Overview

Clay County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in 1854 and named after Henry Clay. The county seat is Fort Gaines. As of 2010, the county has a population of 3,183. The county has a total area of 217 square miles, 195 square miles of which is land, and 22 square miles is water. The county consists of 6 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 39851 recorded as the one with the largest population. Clay County borders the following counties: Quitman County, Georgia to the north; Early County, Georgia to the south; Calhoun County, Georgia to the east; Henry County, Alabama to the west; Randolph County, Georgia to the northeast, and; Barbour County, Alabama to the northwest.

Clay Superior Court Clerk Information

Each of Georgia’s 159 counties has a Superior Court. This court is the highest level trial court of the state and consists of two elements-judges and the superior court clerk.

Every county has four local elected officials whose positions are created by the State Constitution. These are the sheriff, probate judge, tax commissioner and clerk of superior court. These positions have four year terms and the person holding the office is responsible for performing the duties of that office as set forth by the official code of the State of Georgia.

Notary – $42.00
Passports –
$135.00 for Adult
$105.00 for Child under 16

Below is the physical address of the Superior Court Clerk:

Patricia Thornton, Clay County Superior Court Clerk
210 Washington Street South,
Suite 3,
Fort Gaines, GA, 39851
Phone: (229) 768 2631
Fax: (229) 768 3047
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
Email: patricia.thornton@gsccca.org

Clay Tax Assessor Information

The Tax Assessor’s’ Office is responsible for the preparation of the annual real and personal property tax digest in compliance with the taxation laws of the state. In order to meet State Mandated Digest Requirements, the Tax Assessor’s’ Office must review annually all property. The following information is furnished by the Clay County Board of Tax Assessors and is not intended to be a statement of law. It is solely for the purpose of assisting Clay County property owners. The Board of Tax Assessors, an independent body appointed by the Board of Commissioners, is responsible for placing a fair and equalized value on all taxable property. The Board of Commissioners sets the millage rate. The billing and collection of taxes is the responsibility of the Tax Commissioner.

Their office is open to the public from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. The goal of the Clay County Assessor’s Office is to provide the people of Clay County with a web site that is easy to use. You can search their site for a wealth of information on any property in Clay County. The information contained herein reflects the values established in the “most current published” tax digest. *Please note that the Assessors Office establishes values only. The Clay County Tax Commissioner should be contacted with tax bill related questions.

The County Board of Tax Assessors, appointed for fixed terms by the county commissioner(s) in all counties except one, is responsible for determining taxability, value and equalization of all assessments 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 Clay County Assessor makes every effort to produce the most accurate information possible. No warranties, expressed or implied are provided for the data herein, its use or interpretation. The assessment information is from the last certified tax roll. All other data is subject to change. Link is provided for you below:

Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:

Mable Giles, Tax Assessor
210 Washington Street South,
Suite 2,
Fort Gaines, GA, 39851
Phone: (229) 768 2000
Fax: (229) 768 2710
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

Clay County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Clay 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:Clay County Marriage License
Location:210 Washington Street, Fort Gaines, Georgia, 39851
Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 12:59pm
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Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 at 3:30pm
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