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Pickens County, Georgia Overview

Pickens County is a county located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in December 5, 1853. Named after Andrew Pickens, the county seat is Jasper and it has a population of 29,431 as of 2010. The county has a total area of 233 square miles, with its land area encompassing 232 square miles, and its water area 0.7 square miles. The county consists of 9 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 30143 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Pickens County borders the following counties: Gilmer County, Georgia to the north; Cherokee County, Georgia to the south; Dawson County, Georgia to the east; Gordon County, Georgia to the west, and; Bartow County, Georgia to the southwest.

Pickens Board of Commissioners Information

The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. §50-18-70) declares that public access to public records should be encouraged to foster confidence in government and so that the public can evaluate the expenditure of public funds and the efficient and proper functioning of its institutions. These public records should be made available for public inspection without delay.
Copying and/or administrative costs incurred may include copying charge of $.10 per page and administrative charges for search, retrieval, and other direct administrative costs, such administrative charges not to exceed the salary of the lowest paid full-time employee who, in the discretion of the custodian of the records, has the necessary skill and training to perform the request. The requester is not charged for the first fifteen minutes of time.

Request For Inspection/Copying of Public Records for Pickens County:

Board of Commissioners Website:

Below is the physical address of the Board of Commissioners:

Pickens County Board of Commissioners
Lesa J. Thompson, Open Records Officer
1266 E. Church Street, Suite 188
Jasper, GA 30143
Phone: 706-253-8817
Fax: 706-253-8814
Email: lthomason@pickenscountyga.gov

Pickens Probate Court Clerk Information

The role of the Clerk is that of keeper of the court records. The Clerk is responsible for protecting the integrity of public records and public funds, establishing a docket and issuing every paper under the court seal. In the Probate Court, the Clerk may also administer certain oaths.

The Chief Clerk and Deputy Clerks desire to help all parties that ask for assistance and will attempt to do so. The Chief Clerk and Deputy Clerks are strictly forbidden to practice law by statute and are restricted in what they can give advice about or assistance in preparing. The clerks have been allowed by the legislature to assist more freely in matters filed in Probate Court, but any assistance given by this office should not be considered legal advice. Sound legal advice must only come from a licensed practicing attorney and the clerk’s office encourages all parties to seek competent legal advice. We ask that you be understanding with our staff as we attempt to assist you, knowing the limitations we face in assisting each individual party to a case.

Below is the physical address of the Probate Court Clerk:

Stephanie H. Duncan, Chief Clerk
50 North Main Street
Jasper, Georgia 30143
Phone: 706-253-8757
Email: sduncan@pickenscountyga.gov

Pickens County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Pickens 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:Pickens County Marriage License
Location:50 North Main Street, Jasper, Georgia, 30143

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