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

Tift County, Georgia Overview

Tift County is a county located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in August 17, 1905. Named after Nelson Tift, the county seat is Tifton and it has a population of 40,764 as of 2015. The county has a total area of 269 square miles, with its land area encompassing 259 square miles, and its water area 9.9 square miles. The county consists of 7 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 31794 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Tift County borders the following counties: Cook County, Georgia to the south; Worth County, Georgia to the west; Irwin County, Georgia to the northeast; Turner County, Georgia to the northwest; Colquitt County, Georgia to the southwest, and; Berrien County, Georgia to the southeast.

Tift County Clerk Information

The County Clerk is responsible for maintaining a complete and permanent history of actions taken by the County Commission. In doing so, the County Clerk attends all meetings of the Board of Commissioners, keeps a record of its proceedings, prepares agendas, publishes and attests to all resolutions/ordinances passed by the Board and assures compliance with the Open Meetings/Open Records Act.

Requests for records may be submitted verbally or in writing. All responses to open records requests will be made in accordance with O.C.G.A. 50-18-70. The requesting party is responsible for any fees associated with filling the request for records. An estimated cost of preparation will be provided.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Miriam Jordan, County Clerk
225 Tift Ave
Charles Kent Adm Blg. Room 204
P.O. Box 826
Tifton, GA 31793
Phone: (229) 386-7850
Fax: (229) 386-7955
Hours of Operations: Monday-Friday from 8:00 a. m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tift Clerk of Superior Court Information

The Clerk of Superior Court is responsible for filing and recording real estate deeds as well as civil and criminal proceedings in Superior, State and Juvenile Court. The office also serves as an acceptance agency for passport applications, notary public applications and for the payment of traffic fines.

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

Honorable Clay Pate, Clerk of Superior Court
237 E. 2nd Street
P.O. Box 354
Tifton, GA 31793
Phone: (229) 386-7810
Traffic Fines: (229) 386-7810 press 1
Fax: (229) 386-7813
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Tift Tax Assessor Information

The Tift County Assessor’s office is responsible for the assessment of real property, such as land, homes, commercial buildings, mobile homes, new construction, and taxable “personal property” such as boats, airplanes and commercial inventory. The Assessors office reviews deeds to track ownership transfers and acreage changes.

All property in Georgia is assessed at 40% of the Fair Market Value for local property taxes. Property taxes are used locally, for services that benefit all citizens of Tift County. Property taxes are collected and administered by our local Government Officials, the people who live here, work here and raise their families in Tift County.

Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:

Teresa Lupo, Chief Appraiser
225 Tift Ave. Room 110
P.O. Box 134
Tifton, Georgia 31793
Phone: (229) 386-7840
Fax: (229) 386-7844
Hours: Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tift County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Tift 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:Tift County Marriage License
Location:225 Tift Avenue North, Tifton, Georgia, 31794

Tift County Clerk’s Office
Phone: (229) 386-7850

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