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

Jefferson County, Georgia Overview

Jefferson County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in February 20, 1796 and named after Thomas Jefferson. The county seat is Louisville. As of 2010, the county has a population of 16,930. The county has a total area of 530 square miles, 526 square miles of which is land, and 3.2 square miles is water. The county consists of 9 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 30434 recorded as the one with the largest population. Jefferson County borders the following counties: McDuffie County, Georgia to the north; Emanuel County, Georgia to the south; Burke County, Georgia to the east; Washington County, Georgia to the west; Richmond County, Georgia to the northeast; Glascock County, Georgia and Warren County, Georgia to the northwest, and; Johnson County, Georgia to the southwest.

Jefferson Clerk of Superior Court Information

Anne Durden became Clerk of Superior Court in January 2013. Prior to becoming clerk, she was a practicing attorney for 20 years. She attended the University of Georgia, graduating cum laude and receiving her Bachelor of Science in Education, and Emory University, where she received her Juris Doctor degree.

The Clerk of Superior Court serves as the administrator for superior, state and juvenile courts. As clerk, she is the custodian of all records pertaining to criminal, civil, traffic and juvenile cases. The clerk also maintains all real estate records, including deeds, plats, liens and UCC filings. The clerk further serves as the jury clerk for superior and state courts. Notary commissions and passports are also processed by the Clerk of Superior Court.

The Clerk’s Office is open to the public during regular business hours for researching criminal, civil and real estate records. The link is provided for you below.
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Below is the physical address of the Clerk of Superior Court:

Anne L. Durden, Clerk of Superior Court
P.O. Box 151
Louisville, GA 30434
Phone: 478-625-7922
Fax: 478-625-4037
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Jefferson Tax Assessor Information

Responsibilities:

  • Certifies annual tax digest and related documents to BOA
  • Hires staff
  • Responsible for daily office operations
  • Works with Tax Commissioner in preparing digest for submission to the Georgia Department of Revenue

Appraisal Staff Responsibilities:

  • Appraisal of all commercial and industrial real estate
  • Appraisal of all real and personal properties, taxable and exempt including; residential, agricultural, commercial and industrial
  • Appraise aircraft
  • Appraise business personal property
  • Appraise manufactured homes
  • Appraise marine equipment
  • Maintain ownership records for real and personal property accounts
  • Process requests for tax exempt status (churches, charities, etc..) and applications for specialized assessment
  • Process returns and appeals of real and personal property
  • Receive applications for Freeport exemption
  • Receive personal property returns

Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:

P.O. Box 555
Louisville, GA 30434
Phone: 478-625-8209
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m

Jefferson, GA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200914,738
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,575
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009357
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009755
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200990
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,102
Jefferson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Jefferson 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:Jefferson County Marriage License
Location:202 East Broad Street, Louisville, Georgia, 30434
Phone:912-625-3258

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