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

Gilmer County, Georgia Overview

Gilmer County is located in the state of Georgia. Named after George Rockingham Gilmer, the county was formed in 1832 and its county seat is Ellijay. The county has a total population of 33,292, as of 2010, with its area spanning 431 square miles (land area being 427 square miles, while water area being 4.7 square miles). The county consists of 5 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 30540 recorded as the one with the largest population. Gilmer County borders the following counties: Fannin County, Georgia to the north; Pickens County, Georgia to the south; Murray County, Georgia to the west; Gordon County, Georgia to the southwest, and; Dawson County, Georgia to the southeast.

Gilmer County Clerk Information

This position is the official custodian of records for all actions taken by the Board of Commissioners. Responsibilities include preparing and publishing agendas, preparing minutes and the informational notebooks for the board meetings, distributing the board actions to the constitutional officers and department heads, and maintenance of the records. The County Clerk is also the official custodian of County contracts, leases, resolutions and ordinances.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Edwina Daman, County Clerk
1 Broad Street , Suite #106
Ellijay, GA 30540
Phone: 706-635-4361
Email: edaman@gilmercounty-ga.gov

Gilmer Clerk of Superior Court Information

The Clerk has the responsibility to operate the business of the local superior and juvenile court office and answers first and foremost to the public. The Clerk is elected to be the custodian of records, criminal, civil, juvenile, juries, and Administrator to Board of Equalization, and to safeguard funds paid into the office for the benefit of individuals and the public. Court-related duties of the Clerk include processing and managing court records, collecting and disbursing all court fees, fines, and costs and providing citizens access to records. As the official custodian of public land and personal property records, the Clerk records deeds, liens, plats, and Uniform Commercial Code transactions and other documents relating to ownership and security rights of individuals. The Clerk approves appointments of notaries public, and is custodian of military discharge records.

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

Glenda Sue Johnson – Superior and Juvenile Court Clerk
1 Broad Street
Ellijay, GA 30540
Phone: 706-635-4462

Gilmer Tax Assessor Information

The Board of Tax Assessors provides and defends uniform fair market values on all taxable properties in Gilmer County to establish an equitable digest for the State of Georgia and to provide to the Board of Commissioners, the Board of Education, and the City of Ellijay, information to levy and collect property taxes. Their goal is to provide the people of Gilmer County a website that is easy to use. You can search their site for information on any property in Gilmer County. The information contained herein reflects the values established in the “most current published” tax digest, and/or current tax year preliminary value information. *Please note that the Gilmer County Tax Assessor’s Office establishes values only. The Gilmer County Tax Commissioner should be contacted with tax bill related questions at (706) 635-4762.

The County Board of Tax Assessors

  • Appointed by the Gilmer County Board of County Commissioners
  • Responsible for determining taxability, value and equalization of all assessments within the county
  • Designated by the County Tax Commissioner to receive tax returns
  • Gives annual notice to the taxpayer of the current assessment of taxable real property and when any corrections or changes, including valuation increases or decreases, or equalizations have been made by the board to Personal Property tax returns, the Board shall give written notice to the taxpayer of any such changes made in such taxpayer’s returns
  • Receive and review all appeals filed and insures the appeal process proceeds properly
  • Approves all exemptions and specialized assessment programs applied for by the taxpayer

Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:

1 Broad Street, Suite 104
Ellijay, GA 30540
Telephone: 706-276-2742
Fax: 706-635-2721
Email: tagilmer@ellijay.com
Office Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday

Gilmer, GA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200932,475
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,803
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200958
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200991
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009552
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20095,091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009194
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009422
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,403
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009157
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20095,769
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009546
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200962
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009675
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009584
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009675
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009109
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009137
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,534
Gilmer County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Gilmer 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:Gilmer County Marriage License
Location:1 West Sidesquare, Ellijay, Georgia, 30540
Phone:404-635-4763

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