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

Lee County, Georgia Overview

Lee County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in June 9, 1825 and named after Henry Lee III. The county seat is Leesburg. As of 2010, the county has a population of 28,298. The county has a total area of 362 square miles, 356 square miles of which is land, and 5.9 square miles is water. The county consists of 7 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 31763 recorded as the one with the largest population. Lee County borders the following counties: Sumter County, Georgia to the north; Dougherty County, Georgia to the south; Worth County, Georgia to the east; Terrell County, Georgia to the west, and; Crisp County, Georgia to the northeast.

Lee Open Records Clerk Information

The Georgia Open Records Act establishes the right to inspect and/or receive public records, excluding those records that are specifically exempted by court order or law. To inspect and/or receive records from any county office not listed, please see the form below. Please be specific and include date ranges, subjects, types of records, author, etc. This will assist them in responding to your request.

Sherry Shelton is Lee County’s Open Records Clerk and may be contacted via email at sherry.shelton@lee.ga.us. With the exception of records held by the specific departments listed herein, all Open Records Requests must be submitted to the Open Records Clerk. After receiving your request, the Open Records Clerk, or a representative from the department holding the records will contact you within three (3) business days to provide a timeline for production of any responsive records. With exception to the specific departments and offices listed, any requests for records that are served upon any other officer or employee shall not be deemed filled until the requester has filed his or her request with the Open Records Clerk.

Below is the physical address of the Open Records Clerk:

Sherry Shelton, Open Records Clerk
102 Starksville Avenue North
Leesburg, Georgia 31763
Phone: (229) 759-6000
Email: sherry.shelton@lee.ga.us

Lee Clerk of Superior Court Information

Superior Court is responsible for maintaining court records, recording real estate transactions such as warranty deeds, quit claim deeds, security deeds, assignments, right-of-way deeds, easements, and property plats, recording fi fas, military discharges, trade names, and UCCs (Uniform Commercial Code), collecting probation fines, child support payments, and property transfer taxes, filing criminal cases and maintaining criminal warrants, filing civil cases such as divorces/annulments, adoptions, name changes, habeas corpus cases, suits for damages, garnishments, and repossessions, issuing notary appointments, assisting in jury selection, keeping election ballots for the statutory time limit of two years, and assisting the general public with obtaining various court records.

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

Sara Clark, Clerk of Superior Court
County Courthouse
100 Leslie Highway
PO Box 49
Leesburg, Georgia 31763
Phone 1: (229) 759-6018
Phone 2: (229) 759-6019
Fax: (229) 759-6049
Email: sara.clark@gsccca.org

Lee Tax Assessor Information

The Board of Tax Assessors is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three year terms. The Chief Appraiser is appointed by the three member Board of Tax Assessors. The Tax Assessor’s office determines all property values in the county for tax purposes, maintains county tax records and maps, compiles building costs, prepares annual assessments, adheres to policies set by the Georgia Department of Revenue, assists the Board of Tax Assessors and the Board of Equalization.

Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:

Dennis Lee, Chief Tax Assessor
Courthouse Annex
104 Leslie Highway, Suite B
Leesburg, Georgia 31763
Phone: (229) 759-6010
Email: dennis.lee@lee.ga.us

Lee, GA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200933,040
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,665
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200998
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009117
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200976
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009276
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,081
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009362
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009563
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009266
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200991
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,529
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009835
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009305
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009548
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200978
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,382
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009878
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009485
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200970
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20099,480
Lee County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lee 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:Lee County Marriage License
Location:100 Leslie Highway, Leesburg, Georgia, 31763
Phone:229-759-6006

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