Lookup Public Records in Columbia County, Georgia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Columbia County, Georgia
Columbia County is located in Georgia, midway along the state’s eastern border with South Carolina. As of 2010, the population was 124,053. It is part of the Augusta metropolitan area and one of the fastest-growing counties in the U.S. Although Appling is the county seat, all of the county’s government and courts are located in Evans. The total area is 308 Square miles.
The Clerk of Superior Court is an elected official. The office is a vital entity for all branches of the judicial system and is charged with a number of responsibilities which include:
- Files, records and indexes all judgments and tax liens
- Filing and processing all Juvenile cases
- Filing, recording and indexing all documents related to real estate, including deeds, plats and cancellations, within Columbia County.
- Filing and processing for service of all divorce cases, child support, name changes, adoptions, change of custody, and contempts.
- Files and processes all warrants, accusations, indictments, and sentences on all felony and misdemeanor cases.
- Files and processes all Uniform Commercial Code and liens on personal property for public notice.
The public can obtain records in the county by doing a background check online or by visiting the clerk’s office in person during office hours. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Columbia County Clerk Website. The website has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to the records that are available. In addition to public records, the website also has the fee schedule applicable when requesting public records. It is important to note that the clerk’s office does not warrant or guarantee accuracy of information obtained online; it is the user’s responsibility to assess the accuracy of information obtained.
The other way to obtain public records is by visiting the clerk’s office in person. You will be required to download and fill out the records request form with specific details of the records that you are requesting. The fee schedule is the same as when obtaining records online. Alternatively, you can call the clerk’s office at (706) 312-7139 and make inquiries regarding public records in the county.
Below is the physical address of the Columbia County Clerk of Superior Court’s office;
Evans Justice Center
640 Ronald Reagan Drive
Evans, GA 30809
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday
|Columbia County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Columbia 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:||Columbia County Marriage License|
|Location:||1956 Appling Harlem Highway, Appling, Georgia, 30802|
Columbia County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 630 Ronald Reagan Dr, Evans, GA 30809, United States