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Henry County, Georgia

Henry County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was created on May 15, 1821, and named after Patrick Henry, Revolutionary War firebrand and champion of individual rights. Stockbridge is the largest city in the county, while McDonough is the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 203,922 people and a total area of 327 square miles, of which 4.4 square miles is water and 322 square miles is land. Henry County borders the following counties: DeKalb County to the  north, Rockdale County to the northeast, Newton County to the east, Butts County to the southeast, Spalding County to the southwest, and Clayton County to the west.

Barbara A. Harrison is the Clerk of Superior Court as of 2015; the clerk is elected to administer the proper registration and retention of official documents. These documents include real estate and personal property transactions, civil and criminal proceedings, and various other vital records. In addition, the clerk’s office is responsible for filling, recording, and handling records requests for the various types of public documents that are filed by the office.

Public records can be accessed by doing a public records search online through the Henry County Clerk Website or by visiting the clerk’s office in person during office hours. However, to submit an open records request, you may choose one of the following:

  • Via mail: download the Open Records Request form and mail it to Henry County Government, ATTN: Marilyn D’Elia, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253.
  • Via fax: download the Open Records Request form and fax it to (770) 288-6264.
  • In person: download the Open Records Request form and submit it to Henry County Government, ATTN: Marilyn D’Elia, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253.
  • Via email: download the Open Records Request form and email it to Marilyn D’Elia.
  • By phone: call Marilyn D’Elia at (770) 288-6082 and make your request.  
Henry, GA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009182,163
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200921,209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009122
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009815
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009258
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,890
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200915,910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,854
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,425
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009607
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200918,123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009327
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009259
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200918,708
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20095,105
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009104
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009620
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,843
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009247
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20093,579
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,216
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009189
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20094,024
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009595
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009140
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009217
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,155
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20094,987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200969,616
Henry County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Henry 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:Henry County Marriage License
Location:20 Lawrenceville Street, Courthouse, McDonough, Georgia, 30253
Phone:770-954-2303

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