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

Jackson County Georgia

Jackson County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was created on February 11, 1796, after being split off from part of Franklin County. Jackson County was named after James Jackson, Revolutionary War Lieutenant Colonel, Congressman, Senator and Governor. Jefferson is the largest city in the county and also the county seat. Other cities in the county include Arcade, Braselton, Commerce, Hoschton, Maysville, Nicholson, Pendergrass and Talmo. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the county has a population of approximately 60,485 people and a total area of 343 square miles, of which 340 square miles is land and 3.4 square miles is water. Jackson County borders the following counties: Banks County to the north, Madison County to the east, Clarke County to the southeast, Oconee County to the south, Gwinnett County to the southwest, Barrow County to the west, and Hall County to the northwest.

Jackson County Clerk of Superior Court is the official county recorder. Records maintained by the clerk’s office include but are not limited to state, superior, civil and criminal records, juvenile court, adoptions, deeds, real estate records, and military discharges. Deed records date back to 1796 when the County was first established, real estate records date back to 1988, and the office is currently imaging criminal records, civil records, and real estate records so that copies will be more readily available to the public.

Public records in the county can be accessed by doing a public records search online through the Jackson County Clerk Website. Since 1999, the clerk’s office has been connected statewide with the Georgia Superior Court Clerk Cooperative Authority; the public can therefore check all counties from one location. You can also visit the clerk’s office at 5000 Jackson Parkway, Jefferson, GA 30549. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. All records maintained by the clerk’s office are now on computer with public search terminals available for public use.

Jackson, GA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200956,940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200913,329
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009114
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009347
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009533
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20095,745
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009337
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009989
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,407
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20096,812
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,281
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009675
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009223
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,204
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,547
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009137
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200917,766
Jackson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Jackson 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:Jackson County Marriage License
Location:85 Washington Street, Jefferson, Georgia, 30549
Phone:706-367-6366

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