Lookup Public Records in Meriwether County, Georgia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Meriwether County, Georgia Overview
Meriwether County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in 1827 and named after David Meriwether. The county seat is Greenville. As of 2010, the county has a population of 21,992. The county has a total area of 505 square miles, 501 square miles of which is land, and 4.2 square miles is water. The county consists of 10 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 31816 recorded as the one with the largest population. Meriwether County borders the following counties: Coweta County, Georgia to the north; Talbot County, Georgia to the south; Pike County, Georgia to the east; Troup County, Georgia to the west; Spalding County, Georgia to the northeast; Harris County, Georgia to the southwest, and; Upson County, Georgia to the southeast.
Meriwether County Clerk Information
Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Beverly Thomas, County Clerk
17234 Roosevelt Hwy Building B
Greenville, GA 30222
Phone: (706) 672-1314
Meriwether Clerk of Court Information
- The Civil division is responsible for filing, processing, storing and retrieving civil records for Superior Court. This division also manages appeal records for Superior Court, mails court calendars to counsel and parties, prepares civil cost bills, and manages the adoption docket. All civil proceedings are scanned into the computer system. The basic costs for filing a civil complaint, domestic or non-domestic, are $207.00 Filing Fee, $50.00 per Sheriff’s Entry of Service and $50.00 Transfer Fee.
- The Criminal division files misdemeanor and felony criminal cases. This process includes filing citations, accusations, indictments and all relative pleadings. This division makes reports to various state agencies. These reports include traffic, GCIC reports and the reporting of prisoners to the Department of Corrections. Other duties include processing bond forfeitures and Grand Jury Presentments. All court pleadings, all superior criminal cases, warrants and jury lists are scanned. Applications for restoration of gun and civil rights, as well as applications for expungement are available in the Clerk’s Office. Instructions and frequently asked questions for expungement, as well as criminal history questions, are also available on the internet at www.ganet.org/gbi/crimhist.html.
- The Real Estate division records all land transactions for Meriwether County. Each document can be searched in the indexes by year and name. Land plats are also recorded in this division.
- The Meriwether County Juvenile Court is a division of Superior Court organized under Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia. The Court is dedicated to serving the residents of Meriwether County by hearing all cases involving allegations of deprivation of children under the age of 18, or unruly conduct, delinquency, or traffic violations concerning children under the age of 17 found within its jurisdiction. If, after adjudication, a child is found to be in need of treatment, rehabilitation or supervision to safely remain in the community, the court will provide access to high quality, appropriate treatment programs whenever feasible.
- The Jury Services division is responsible for maintaining accurate jury records for Meriwether County. Traverse and Grand Jury Summons are mailed to prospective jurors at least 3 weeks before service is required. Jurors are selected for service by using a software program that randomly selects names from the statewide jury list. The statewide list is uploaded from the state annually. The jury list is maintained by the Clerk’s Office and updates sent to the state annually to have the most accurate list of jurors possible. Jury Clerks are available to help jurors during their service to answer questions and give direction. Jury clerks are also responsible for taking roll, keeping track of days served, preparing work excuses and juror payments. Jury clerks cannot excuse jurors. For specific questions regarding jury service please contact the office.
- The Clerk’s Office also accepts U.S. Passport applications. You must apply in person and have with you a certified copy of your birth certificate and current photo identification and two photos. The application for passport is available on travel.state.gov.
Real Estate Division
Passport, Trade Name Registration, Notary Public and Liens
Online services are now being entertained by the Clerk of Court. This services include being able to look for Civil Search or Criminal Search online. Just click on the provided link below to continue.
Below is the physical address of the Clerk of Court:
Kyemeshia (Kye) T. Gibson, Clerk of Court
100 North Court Square
PO Box 160
Greenville, GA 30222
|Meriwether, GA Genealogy and Ancestry Records|
|Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads|
|Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009||22,771|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009||2,909|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009||4|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009||22|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009||36|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009||2|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009||181|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009||2,806|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009||68|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009||83|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009||0|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009||1,261|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009||0|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009||23|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009||2,194|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009||409|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009||0|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009||3|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009||116|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009||14|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009||21|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009||567|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009||380|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009||0|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009||768|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009||65|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009||0|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009||0|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009||53|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009||46|
|Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009||10,455|
|Meriwether County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Meriwether 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:||Meriwether County Marriage License|
|Location:||100 South Court Square, Greenville, Georgia, 30222|
Meriwether County Clerk’s Office
Address: 17234 Roosevelt Hwy Bldg. B Greenville, GA 30222