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

Fayette County, Georgia

Fayette County is located in the state of Georgia; the county was created May 15, 1821, and named after Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolutionary War. The county seat is Fayetteville, which is located on the Flint River. According to the U.S. Census in 2010, the county has a population of 106,567 people and a total area of 199 square miles, of which 5.0 square miles is water and 194 square miles is land. Fayette County borders the following counties: Fulton County to the north, Clayton County to the east, Spalding County to the south, and Coweta County to the west.

Sheila Studdard is the Fayette County Clerk of Courts in 2015; she was first elected to serve as Fayette County’s Clerk of Courts in 2000. The Clerk of the Court is responsible for:

  • Filing, recording, and indexing all documents related to real estate, including deeds, plats, and liens, within Fayette County.
  • Filing and processing for service all divorce cases, name changes, child support, adoptions, change of custody, and contempts.
  • Filing, recording and indexing all judgments and tax liens.
  • Filing and processing all warrants on all felony and misdemeanor cases.
  • Filing and processing all liens on personal property and Uniform Commercial Code for public notice.
  • Recording military records.

Public records in the county can be obtained by doing a background check online, by visiting the clerk’s office in person, or by mail. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Fayette County Clerk Website. To obtain copies of public records in person, you will have to visit the clerk’s office and submit a records request form with as much specific detail as possible. The form can also be mailed to the clerk’s office using the address below:

One Center Drive

P.O. Box 130

Fayetteville, GA 30214

Physical address

140 Stonewall Avenue West, Suite 100

Fayetteville, Georgia 30214

Fayette County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Fayette 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:Fayette County Marriage License
Location:1 Center Drive, Fayetteville, Georgia, 30214

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