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

Forsyth County, Georgia

Forsyth County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was created on December 3, 1831, and named for John Forsyth, Secretary of State under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren, and Governor of Georgia from 1827–1829. Cumming is the largest city in the county and also the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 175,511 people and a total area of 247 square miles, of which 23 square miles is water and 224 square miles is land.

Greg G. Allen is the Forsyth County Clerk of Court. The Clerk and Deputy Clerks are the official custodians of the land and property records of the county, as well as the criminal and civil records in the courts. Other responsibilities of the Clerk’s Office include: adoption filing and processing, appeals filing and processing, arrest warrant filing and processing, civil and domestic court filing and processing, criminal court filing and processing, deed and property recording, garnishment filing and processing, lien recording, notary public certificates and management, plat recording, records management and security, soldiers discharge recording, and transfer tax and intangible tax collection.

The records mentioned above can be accessed 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 Forsyth County Clerk Website. While on the website, remember to view the fee schedule applicable when requesting public records.

The other way to obtain public records is by visiting the clerk’s office in person at 101 East Courthouse Square, First Floor – Room 1007, Cumming, GA 30040. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. You will be required to submit a records request form filled in with as much specific information about the records you are requesting as possible. You can also call the clerk’s office at 770-781-2120 and make inquiries regarding public records.

Forsyth, GA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009180,869
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200924,228
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009591
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,471
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009435
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009355
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,213
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200921,285
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092,234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20094,664
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009711
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200925,340
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009757
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,165
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200922,992
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20099,391
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009340
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009981
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20094,337
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009791
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,167
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20094,206
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20094,445
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009454
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20091,111
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,708
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009316
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009822
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,321
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009600
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200935,644
Forsyth County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Forsyth 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:Forsyth County Marriage License
Location:112 West Maple Street, Cumming, Georgia, 30040
Phone:770-781-2140

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