Lookup Public Records in DeKalb County, Georgia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
DeKalb County, Georgia
DeKalb County is a county located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed on December 9, 1822 from Henry, Gwinnett, and Fayette counties. It was named after Baron Johann de Kalb, a German soldier who fought in the American Revolutionary War for the Continental Army. Its county seat is Decatur. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 691,892 and a total area of 271 square miles, of which 3.6 square miles is water and 268 square miles is land. DeKalb County borders the following counties: Gwinnett County to the north, Rockdale County to the east, Henry County to the south, Clayton County to the southwest, and Fulton County to the west.
The DeKalb County Clerk of Superior Court is the official record keeper of the county. Records maintained by the office include but are not limited to real estate deed and land records, civil and criminal records, notary, passports, adoptions, and appeals. These records can be obtained 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 DeKalb County Clerk Website. The website is informative and has all public records maintained by the clerk’s office. In addition, the website has the fee schedule applicable when requesting public records. The other way to obtain public records is by visiting the clerk’s office in person. You will be required to submit a completed records request form; this form can be obtained from the clerk’s office or downloaded from the county website. Alternatively, you can call the clerk’s office at 404- 371-2836 and make inquiries regarding public records in the county.
Below is the physical address of the DeKalb County Clerk of Superior Court’s office:
DeKalb County Courthouse
556 North McDonough Street, Ground Floor
Decatur, GA 30030
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
|DeKalb County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in DeKalb 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:||De Kalb County Marriage License|
|Location:||556 North McDonough Street, Decatur, Georgia, 30030|