Lookup Public Records in Jones County, Georgia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Jones County, Georgia Overview
Jones County is located in the state of Georgia. Named after James Jones, the county was formed in December 10, 1807 and its county seat is Gray. The county has a total population of 28,669, as of 2010, with its area spanning 395 square miles (land area being 394 square miles, while water area being 1.5 square miles). The county consists of 8 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 31032 recorded as the one with the largest population. Jones County borders the following counties: Jasper County, Georgia to the north; Bibb County, Georgia to the south; Baldwin County, Georgia to the east; Monroe County, Georgia to the west; Putnam County, Georgia to the northeast, and; Twiggs County, Georgia and Wilkinson County, Georgia to the southeast.
Jones 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 Board of Commissioners have the authority to appoint a clerk who shall be a competent bookkeeper, whose duty is to keep all the records pertaining to the county’s business. The commissioners shall have the authority to fix the compensation of the clerk who shall serve at the pleasure of the board. Said clerk shall be appointed for a term of four years to coincide with the term of the newly elected board. The duties of the clerk shall be restricted to clerical work only. The County Clerk is also the official custodian of County contracts, leases, resolutions and ordinances. The County Clerk is appointed every four years with each new Board along with the County Attorney.
County Clerk Website:
You may now request for a certain record in the office of the County Clerk. Just fill in the provided Open Records Request form below. You may need to give personal information in the form. Open Records Request can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Those to the Sheriff’s office can be e-mailed to Debbie Douglas (email@example.com).
Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Margie C. Tyson, County Clerk
P. O. Box 1359
Gray, GA 31032
Office: (478) 986-8229
Fax: (478) 986-6462
Jones Clerk of Court Information
The Office of the Superior Court Clerk was created by the State Constitution of Georgia in the early 1800’s and remains an elected position. When the Constitution was drafted, the early founders recognized the need for a county officer to be the custodian of important documents and to manage the business of the Superior Court in each county. Then, as now, the Clerk performs statutory duties including but not limited to summoning of jurors and serving as custodian of important documents such as deeds to property and court orders. The office of the Clerk of Superior Court houses three divisions: Judicial (Civil and Criminal Records), Real Estate (Real and personal properties), and Business/Administrative. The duties and responsibilities of this office are many and varied, but their main function is to serve you, the citizens of their community.
Below is the physical address of the Clerk of Court:
Bart Jackson, Clerk of Court
Jones County Clerk of Courts
P. O. Box 39
Gray, GA 31032
Telephone (478) 986-6671
Fax (478) 986-2030
Jury Phone Line (478) 986-6671
Jones Tax Assessor Information
The Jones County Tax Assessor’s Office has the first ADA >(Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant website in the State of Georgia which will provide the citizens of Jones County with a website that is user friendly and contains current and relevant information of properties and taxpayer programs. Their office strives every day to be fair and equitable to the taxpayers of Jones County while providing excellent customer service to all that need their assistance. Property Values reflects the “most current published” tax digest. The Assessor’s Office establishes Tax Assessment values only. The Jones County Tax Commissioner’s Office should be contacted at 478-986-6538 with tax bill and motor vehicle related questions.
Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:
Anthony (Tony) George, Chief Appraiser
166 Industrial Blvd.
Gray, Georgia 31032-1359
Phone: (478) 986-6300
Office Hours: M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
|Jones County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Jones 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:||Jones County Marriage License|
|Location:||110 Jefferson Street, Gray, Georgia, 31032|