DeKalb County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
DeKalb County Clerk Offices
Dekalb County Clerk1300 Commerce DriveDecaturGA30030404-371-2162
Doraville City Clerk3725 Park AvenueDoravilleGA30340770-451-8745
Georgia Clerk1875 Century Boulevard NortheastAtlantaGA30345404-327-6023
Lithonia City Clerk6920 Main StreetLithoniaGA30058770-482-0152
DeKalb County Town & City Halls
Avondale Estates City Hall21 N Avondale PlzAvondale EstatesGA30002404-294-5400
Clarkston City Hall1055 Rowland StreetClarkstonGA30021404-296-6489
Decatur City Hall509 N McDonough StDecaturGA30030404-370-4100
Dunwoody Town Hall5455 Chamblee Dunwoody RdDunwoodyGA30338770-668-0401
Pine Lake City Hall459 Pine DrivePine LakeGA30072404-292-4250
Stone Mountain City Hall875 Main StreetStone MountainGA30083770-413-0607
DeKalb County Marriage License Office
De Kalb County Marriage License556 North McDonough StreetDecaturGA30030404-371-2601
DeKalb County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
DeKalb County Divorce Certificates
DeKalb County Marriage Certificates & Records
Dekalb County History Center Archives
Dekalb County Probate Court Marriage Applications

Statistics

Married Couples 99,762 (36.5%)
Unmarried Couples 17,768 (2.5%)
Never Married Men 123,504 (45.1%)
Never Married Women 128,345 (40.8%)
Separated Men 6,135 (2.2%)
Separated Women 9,018 (2.9%)
Widowed Men 5,487 (2.0%)
Widowed Women 22,798 (7.2%)
Divorced Men 25,441 (9.3%)
Divorced Women 44,034 (14.0%)

How To Go About Getting Marriage Records In De Kalb County Georgia

Marriage Records in DeKalb County Georgia

Dealing with marriage records are the first and only step to conducting your personal background check. The procedure is quite straightforward, since it can be done online. All you will need is a name, where in the state the wedding was held, the date and the location. It is also important that the names of the bride and groom be entered so as to make sure that there are no errors. There are a few things that you should consider when conducting these types of searches.

In order to gain access to the records, you will have to pay a fee depending on how much information you need. This fee is not required when viewing records however it does help with the preservation of the data. After paying the fee you can go directly to the website and access the necessary information. This may be done through a software program or a paper copy. In order to retrieve the paper copy, you may be asked to fax or mail the needed documents.

You should carefully review the records that are obtained. If you are not sure about anything, then you may wish to have someone look them over. This will ensure that there are no typographical or grammatical errors. Some of the information that you will gain from these records include the personal details of both the bride and the groom. It will also show other relatives that live with the couple.

If you wish to obtain copies for either the bride or the groom, then you will have to fill out a request for the information. This is also important to do if you intend to get your own copies. This request will state that you require copies of the records in order to serve as proof for whatever legal proceedings you may be involved in. When this information is requested, the county should send a letter to the registrar informing them of the request.

Once this has been completed, the records will then be stored away in the appropriate folders. You may ask for a certificate in order to prove that the copy that you obtain is genuine. Most counties will supply a certificate to the party requesting the record. However, if the parties involved do not have any official relationship, then this certificate may not be required.

It may take some time before you get access to the marriage records in Georgia. As mentioned, these are usually stored in separate folders. This means that you may have to travel to several offices in order to obtain all the records that you require. If you have a lot of time available however, this may not be a problem.