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

Whitfield County, Georgia Overview

Whitfield County is located in the state of Georgia. The county was formed in December 30, 1851 and its county seat is Dalton. The county has a total population of 102,599, as of 2010, with its area spanning 291 square miles (land area being 290 square miles, while water area being 0.6 square miles). The county consists of 8 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 30721 recorded as the one with the largest population. Whitfield County borders the following counties: Bradley County, Tennessee to the north; Gordon County, Georgia to the south; Murray County, Georgia to the east; Catoosa County, Georgia and Hamilton County, Tennessee to the northwest, and; Walker County, Georgia to the southwest.

Whitfield County Clerk Information

If you are looking for a particular form in the office of the County Clerk, you may now request for an open records request. In the form you need to specify what kind of form you are requesting and some information regarding the applicant. Some public records are exempted by law from disclosure. You will be notified within three (3) business days if the information requested is a public record available for inspection and/or copying and the associated costs. Archive retrieval typically takes 1 to 2 weeks. If your request necessitates an unusual cost or burden, you may be charged a reasonable fee for search, retrieval and other direct administrative costs.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Blanca Cardona, County Clerk
Board of Commissions
301 W Crawford St
Dalton, GA 30720
Phone: (706) 275-7500

Whitfield Clerk of Court Information


  • The Clerk of Superior Courts Office wishes to keep and maintain all records and accomplish the prompt and orderly disposition of the business of the courts as required by law and to provide quality and professional service to the citizens of Whitfield County.
  • Origin of Clerk of Court

  • The Clerk of Superior Court is established in the Constitution of the State of Georgia. The clerk is one of the four constitutional officers who can be found in each of the 159 counties in the state, the other constitutional officers are the sheriff, the tax commissioner and the probate judge. The clerk’s duties are statutory in nature and are found in the Official Code of Georgia in literally hundreds of statutes created by the state legislature. In addition, the clerk has an obligation to follow the court rules for each court they may serve. The clerk is an elected position in each county, providing personal service directly to the public on a daily basis through direct contact with the clerk or through contact with his or her deputy clerks.
  • Limitations on the Clerk of Court

  • The clerk and deputy clerks desire to help all parties that ask for assistance and will attempt to do so. The 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. Any assistance given by this office should not be considered legal advice. Sound legal advice must only come from a licensed attorney and the clerk’s office encourages all parties to seek competent legal advice.

The office has made a site in which you can search for their updated Electronic Land Records. The electronic records available on the site are generated from the same database as those reflected on the official electronic records kept in the Clerk’s Office. They greatly value your input to improve the website and make it as user-friendly as possible. The accessibility of electronic records has caused significant changes in both the official and unofficial use of their land records. They have come a long way in a relatively short time, both in the technology used to record documents and in new search tools now available that enhance your ability to find the information you seek.

Below is the physical address of the Clerk of Court:

Melica Kendrick, Clerk of Court
205 N Selvidge Street
Dalton, GA 30720
Phone: (706) 275-7450

Whitfield County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Whitfield 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:Whitfield County Marriage License
Location:301 West Crawford Street, Dalton, Georgia, 30720

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