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

Monroe County, Georgia Overview

Monroe County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in 1826 and its county seat is Forsyth. The county has a total population of 26,424, as of 2010, with its area spanning 398 square miles (land area being 396 square miles, while water area being 2.2 square miles). The county consists of 9 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 31029 recorded as the one with the largest population. Monroe County borders the following counties: Butts County, Georgia to the north; Crawford County, Georgia to the south; Jones County, Georgia to the east; Lamar County, Georgia to the west; Jasper County, Georgia to the northeast; Upson County, Georgia to the southwest, and; Bibb County, Georgia to the southeast.

Monroe Clerk of Court Information

The Superior Court is the State of Georgia’s trial court of general jurisdiction. The Constitution of the State of Georgia gives the Superior Court exclusive original jurisdiction, except when the defendant is a juvenile, in all felony cases as well as cases involving divorce, equity and title to land. The Superior Court also has exclusive jurisdiction in such matters as declaratory judgments, habeas corpus, mandamus, quo warranto, and prohibition. With the exception of certain juvenile and probate matters, the Superior Court also has concurrent jurisdiction with local limited jurisdiction trial courts such as the Magistrate/Civil Court, the Probate Court, the Juvenile Court, and the State Court. Superior Court Judges preside over cases involving misdemeanors, contract disputes, premises liability, and various other actions. In addition, the Superior Court has exclusive equity jurisdiction over all cases of divorce, title to land, and felonies involving jury trials, including death penalty cases.

Below is the physical address of the Clerk of Court:

Lynn W. Ham, Clerk of Court
1 Courthouse Square
Forsyth, GA 31029
Phone: (478) 994-7022
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Monroe Tax Assessor Information

Their office is open to the public from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. They are located on the 2nd floor of the Annex Building at 38 West Main Street, Forsyth. The goal of the Monroe County Assessor’s Office is to provide the people of Monroe County with a web site that is easy to use. You can search their site for a wealth of information on any property in Monroe County. The information contained herein reflects the values established in the “most current published” tax digest. *Please note that the Assessors Office establishes values only. The Monroe County Tax Commissioner should be contacted with tax bill related questions.

The County Board of Tax Assessors, appointed for fixed terms by the county commissioner(s) in all counties except one, is responsible for determining taxability, value and equalization of all assessments within the county. The County Board of Tax Assessors notifies taxpayers when changes are made to the value of the property; receive and review all appeals filed; and insures that the appeal process proceeds properly. In addition, they approve all exemptions claimed by the taxpayer.

Being able to partner with qpublic.net has allowed the Monroe County Assessor to make records available online. The Monroe County Assessor makes every effort to produce the most accurate information possible. No warranties, expressed or implied are provided for the data herein, its use or interpretation. The assessment information is from the last certified tax roll. All other data is subject to change. To persist your search you may search by owner name, location address, parcel number, account number, legal information, or reprop key. The link is provided for you below.

Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:

Robert H. Gerhardt, Chief Appraiser
P O Box 869
Forsyth, GA 31029
Phone: 478-994-7038
Fax: 478-993-3080

Monroe County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Monroe 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:Monroe County Marriage License
Location:1 Courthouse Square, Forsyth, Georgia, 31029

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