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

Clayton County, Georgia Overview

Clayton County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in November 30, 1858 and named after Augustin Smith Clayton. The county seat is Jonesboro. As of 2017, the county has a population of 285,153. The county has a total area of 144 square miles, 142 square miles of which is land, and 2.8 square miles is water. The county consists of 16 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 30236 recorded as the one with the largest population. Clayton County borders the following counties: Spalding County, Georgia to the south; Henry County, Georgia to the east; DeKalb County, Georgia to the northeast; Fulton County, Georgia to the northwest, and; Fayette County, Georgia to the southwest.

Clayton Clerk of Superior Court Information

This office is not allowed to give any legal advice.To do so would be in violation of Georgia Law (OCGA 15-19-51(a)(4) & (6)) and punishable by paying a fine and/or serving time.
If you submit an extra copy of a document in order to have it file-stamped for your records, you must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Otherwise, the extra copy will not be returned to you.

Can I File a Divorce Without an Attorney?

The link provided below may be of assistance. Other links providing additional information may be found on the internet. However, the Superior Court Clerk’s Office strongly recommends to all parties that they seek the advice and/or assistance from an attorney when dealing with any type of legal matter.

The filing fee for an uncontested divorce is $210.00. If service through the Sheriff’s office is necessary, there is an additional $50.00 fee. No personal checks are accepted.

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

Jacquline D. Wills, Clerk of Superior Court
Harold R. Banke Justice Center
9151 Tara Boulevard
Room 1CL25
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Phone: (770) 477-3395
Email: superiorcourt.realestate@claytoncountyga.gov

Clayton Tax Assessor Information

IAAO Member 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 Clayton County Board of Tax Assessors and is not intended to be a statement of law. It is solely for the purpose of assisting Clayton 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 Tax Assessors’ is responsible for handling the following applications

  • Property Tax Exemption
  • Inventory Freeport Exemption
  • Conservation Use.

In accordance with Georgia Law (OCGA 48-5-264.1), please be advised that a member of the Clayton County Appraisal Staff may visit your property to review or update property information. The purpose of this visit may be in response to one or more of the following: a return was filed, an appeal was filed, recent improvements or additions were made to the property, a change in zoning, a general review/update of parcel information, exempt property application, and conservation use application. The field appraiser will have a photo identification badge and will be driving an appropriately marked vehicle. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Clayton County Assessor’s Office at 770 477-3285.

Property Search Information

The data displayed is from the January 1, 2016 certified tax roll. The Property Appraiser makes every effort to produce the most accurate information possible. No warranties, expressed or implied are provided for the data herein, it’s use or interpretation. The assessment information is from the last certified tax roll. All other data is subject to change before the next regular tax roll.

Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:

Rodney McDaniel, Chief Appraiser
P.K. Dixon Annex 2
Second Floor
121 S. McDonough St.
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Phone: (770) 477-3285
Fax: (770) 477-4566

Clayton, GA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009265,275
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200917,325
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009343
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009504
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200991
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,240
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20098,414
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,188
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,459
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009318
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,223
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009171
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009235
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20099,301
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,300
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009245
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009549
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009226
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009434
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,735
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,813
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009181
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20099,177
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009409
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009107
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009404
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20095,836
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009190,857
Clayton County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Clayton 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:Clayton County Marriage License
Location:121 South McDonough Street, Jonesboro, Georgia, 30236
Phone:770-477-3301

Clayton County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 9151 Tara Blvd, Jonesboro, GA 30236, United States
Phone: 770-477-3388

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