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

Rabun County, Georgia Overview

Rabun County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in 1819 and named after William Rabun. The county seat is Clayton. As of 2010, the county has a population of 16,276. The county has a total area of 377 square miles, 370 square miles of which is land, and 6.9 square miles is water. The county consists of 9 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 30525 recorded as the one with the largest population. Rabun County borders the following counties: Macon County, North Carolina to the north; Habersham County, Georgia to the south; Oconee County, South Carolina to the east; Towns County, Georgia to the west; Jackson County, North Carolina to the northeast, and; Clay County, North Carolina to the northwest.

Rabun Clerk of Superior Court Information

The Clerk of Superior Court is a constitutional officer elected by the voters of Rabun County to serve a four-year term. The Clerk of Superior Court also serves as Clerk of Magistrate Court, Juvenile Court and Accountability Court and Family Dependency Treatment Court. Superior Court, has constitutional authority over felony cases. Felony cases typically are regarding title to land and equity, declaratory judgements, adoptions, name changes, divorces, child custody, child support enforcement, habeas corpus and mandamus. The clerk is responsible for recording deeds and maintaining the chain of title to all property in the county. In addition, the clerk appoints notary publics and records business and trade names and military discharges. Magistrate Court handles civil trials involving amounts less than $15,000.

The Clerk of Court is charged with the responsibility of attending all court sessions and to file and maintain accurate records of the proceedings. The Clerk also manages all revenue collections and disbursements for Superior, Magistrate, Juvenile Court and Accountability Court and Family Dependency Treatment Court in addition to processing all court documents and providing the public with access to court records. The Clerk of Court also serves as the Jury Clerk, Passport Acceptance Agent and the Board of Equalization Appeal Administrator.

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

Holly E. Henry-Perry, Clerk of Superior Court
25 Courthouse Square
Clayton, GA 30525
Phone: 706.782.3615
Fax: 706.782.1391

Rabun Tax Assessor Information

The Rabun County Tax Assessors Office is committed to serve their citizens efficiently, to preserve their heritage, to safeguard their environment, to protect their citizens and to improve their quality of life.

The County Board of 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 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.

Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:

Michael F. Copeland, Chief Appraiser
19 Jo Dotson Circle
Suite 121
Clayton, Ga. 30525
Phone: 706-782-5068
Fax: 706-212-2717
Email: mcopeland@rabuncounty.ga.gov

Rabun County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Rabun 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:Rabun County Marriage License
Location:25 Courthouse Square, Courthouse, Room 15, Clayton, Georgia, 30525

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