Lookup Public Records in Upson County, Georgia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Upson County, Georgia Overview
Upson County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in December 15, 1824 and named after Stephen Upson. The county seat is Thomaston. As of 2010, the county has a population of 27,153. The county has a total area of 328 square miles, 323 square miles of which is land, and 4.1 square miles is water. The county consists of 7 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 30286 recorded as the one with the largest population. Upson County borders the following counties: Lamar County, Georgia and Pike County, Georgia to the north; Taylor County, Georgia to the south; Monroe County, Georgia to the northeast; Meriwether County, Georgia to the northwest; Talbot County, Georgia to the southwest, and; Crawford County, Georgia to the southeast.
Upson Clerk Of Superior Court Information
The Clerk of Court is a Constitutional Elected Officer elected by the voters of their county to serve a four-year term. The Clerk of Superior Court and all employees are first and foremost public servants each and every day. The office of the Clerk of Superior Court performs a wide range of record keeping, information management and financial management functions in the judicial system. This office also provides court support to each superior court judge. In general, the Clerk’s responsibilities as mandated by the Georgia State Code are to:
- File, record and index all documents related to real estate and personal property transactions in the county.
- To attend to the needs of the court in the performance of the duties of the clerk
- To file and maintain criminal and civil dockets as well as dockets on domestic suits
- To keep in the Clerk’s office all documents, records, microfilm and dockets and all other things required by the Georgia Codes
- To perform all other duties required by Georgia Law under code section 15-6-61
- “Our mission is to provide every citizen with the greatest possible access to the justice system. My office is committed to making this program a success. As your Clerk, I encourage and welcome genuine feedback on the process. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.”
Below is the physical address of the Clerk Of Superior Court:
Teresa Harper, Clerk Of Superior Court
116 W Main Street
P.O. Box 469
Thomaston, GA 30286
Upson Tax Assessor Information
The State Legislature, Department of Revenue and the Department of Audits administer procedure that govern the overall function of the Upson County Tax Assessor’s Office. The Office manages the information for the 15,000 plus parcels of real property and 1,400 personal property accounts in Upson County.
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.
Below is the physical address of the Tax Assessor:
Charles McKeehan, Chief Appraiser
116 W Main Street
Courthouse Annex, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 508
Thomaston, GA 30286
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
|Upson County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Upson 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:||Upson County Marriage License|
|Location:||250 East Lee Street, Thomaston, Georgia, 30286|