Polk County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Polk County Clerk Offices
Polk County Clerk - Bartow Office255 North Broadway AvenueBartowFL33830863-534-4000
Polk County Clerk - Lakeland Office930 East Parker StreetLakelandFL33801863-534-4000
Polk County Clerk - Northeast Office3425 Lake Alfred RoadWinter HavenFL33881863-534-4000
Polk County Clerk of Courts and County Comptroller - Lakeland Office930 East Parker StreetLakelandFL33801863-534-4000
Polk County Clerk of Courts and County Comptroller - Northeast Office3425 Lake Alfred RoadWinter HavenFL33881863-534-4000
Polk County Courthouse255 North Broadway AvenueBartowFL33830863-534-4000
Dundee Town Clerk105 Center StreetDundeeFL33838863-419-3100
Frostproof City Clerk111 West 1st StreetFrostproofFL33843863-635-7854
Haines City Clerk620 East Main StreetHainesFL33844863-421-3650
Highland Park Village Clerk1920 South Highland Park DriveLake WalesFL33898863-676-2760
Lake Alfred City Clerk155 East Pomelo StreetLake AlfredFL33850863-291-5270
Polk County Town & City Halls
Polk City City Hall123 Broadway Boulevard SoutheastPolk CityFL33868863-984-1375
Polk City Town Hall203 Lakeshore DrivePolk CityFL33868863-984-2334
Auburndale City Hall1 Bobby Green PlAuburndaleFL33823863-965-5530
Bartow City Hall450 North Wilson AvenueBartowFL33830863-534-0100
Davenport City Hall1 South Allapaha AvenueDavenportFL33837863-419-3300
Dundee Town Hall105 Center StreetDundeeFL33838863-419-3100
Eagle Lake City Hall75 North 7th StreetEagle LakeFL33839863-293-4141
Fort Meade City Hall8 West Broadway StreetFort MeadeFL33841863-285-1100
Frostproof City Hall111 West 1st StreetFrostproofFL33843863-635-7855
Haines City City Hall502 East Hinson AvenueHainesFL33844863-421-3650
Haines City Town Hall502 East Hinson AvenueHainesFL33844863-421-3600
Hillcrest Heights Town Hall151 North Scenic HighwayBabson ParkFL33827863-638-2732
Lake Alfred City Hall120 East Pomelo StreetLake AlfredFL33850863-291-5747
Lake Hamilton Town Hall100 Smith AvenueDundeeFL33838863-439-1910
Lake Wales City Hall201 West Central AvenueLake WalesFL33853863-678-4182
Lakeland City Hall228 South Massachusetts AvenueLakelandFL33801863-834-6000
Winter Haven City Hall451 3rd Street NorthwestWinter HavenFL33881863-291-5600
Polk County Marriage License Office
Polk County Marriage License240 East Main StreetBartowFL33830863-534-4547
Polk County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
City of Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department Cemeteries Division Website
Lakeland Libraries Website
Polk County Clerk of Courts Website
Polk County Clerk of Courts and Comptroller County Records
Polk County Department of Health Vital Records
Polk County Divorce Certificates
Polk County Marriage Certificates & Records

Statistics

Married Couples 114,167 (50.4%)
Unmarried Couples 14,471 (2.3%)
Never Married Men 86,370 (33.6%)
Never Married Women 75,115 (27.5%)
Separated Men 4,294 (1.7%)
Separated Women 6,637 (2.4%)
Widowed Men 9,085 (3.5%)
Widowed Women 29,732 (10.9%)
Divorced Men 27,667 (10.7%)
Divorced Women 35,761 (13.1%)

Marriage Records in Polk County Florida

Marriage Records in Polk County Florida can be requested from the Florida Department of Health or any of its divisions such as Vital Records Office, Department of Revenue, and Insurance Information Institute. You can also request your marriage records online at the Florida Department of Public Health’s website, State vital statistics office, or any other designated location. The cost is generally based on the number of records requested and the retrieval time frame. These services are usually available at no charge to the individual.

Marriage Records in Polk County Florida

To request these records you will need to fill out an application form and provide proof of your relationship with the person being recorded (the couple or the individuals). If you have a photocopy or original copy of your certificate (reproduced, certified or notarized), you may still request the information. Alternately, if you do not have a copy, you may choose to have one created and return it along with the application.

The information will then be stored electronically at the county record office for future use. It may take up to five days for the data to be uploaded into your computer system. The fee may also vary by county and includes turnaround time.

On occasion, additional information may be added to your record such as the age of the parties, the names of both parties, the names of their parents, witnesses or people who corroborate the facts stated in the petition. If you desire any additional information about the applicant, you may have to pay a nominal fee for this service. Marriage Records in Polk County in Florida has to remain confidential, but requests are public record. It is up to the courts or any member of the public to make your request known.

If you wish to access the records online, there are two ways you can go. If you have access to a computer with an internet connection, you can visit the Florida Department of Health’s website and enter the name of the person being investigated to obtain information. You will be required to pay a fee. Another method of obtaining information is to visit each of the county’s websites and request a search.

Most states allow you access to their vital records online. However, in some states, such as Florida, it is not always possible to access such records online. In some cases, you may have to go to the county courthouse in the county where the marriage happened, and fill out a request.