Habersham County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Habersham Probate Court Marriage Records
Habersham County Clerk Office
Habersham County Clerk555 Monroe StreetClarkesvilleGA30523706-839-0208
Habersham County Town & City Halls
Alto City Hall162 S Grant StAltoGA30510706-778-8035
Baldwin City Hall130 Airport RdBaldwinGA30511706-778-6341
Clarkesville City Hall210 East Water StreetClarkesvilleGA30523706-754-4216
Cornelia City Hall181 Larkin StCorneliaGA30531706-778-8585
Demorest City Hall579 Georgia StreetDemorestGA30535706-778-4202
Habersham County Marriage License Office
Habersham County Marriage License55 Monroe StreetClarkesvilleGA30523706-754-2013
Habersham County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Habersham County Divorce Certificates
Habersham County Marriage Certificates & Records
Habersham County Probate Court Vital Records
Habersham County Probate Court Website

Statistics

Married Couples 8,728 (57.8%)
Unmarried Couples 564 (1.4%)
Never Married Men 4,623 (27.9%)
Never Married Women 4,636 (24.4%)
Separated Men 168 (1.0%)
Separated Women 409 (2.2%)
Widowed Men 604 (3.6%)
Widowed Women 2,150 (11.3%)
Divorced Men 1,640 (9.9%)
Divorced Women 2,498 (13.1%)

How to Locate Marriage Records

If you are looking for marriage records of someone, the best place to look is Habersham County Georgia. It is one of the most visited counties in the entire state. The county holds a considerable number of vital records, including marriage records and divorce records. There is a lot of information that can be obtained from these records. This includes locating someone’s parents, grandparents and great-grandparents.

Marriage Records in Habersham County Georgia

There are different reasons why people search for the marriage records of another individual. Some do it simply because they want to trace their ancestry. For example, they want to trace their maternal roots, or trace their familial relationship to an ancestor who lived somewhere else. Also, they perform a background check on someone they just met. Such as looking up the marriage records of a potential partner.

The state of Georgia has kept vital records for almost a century. Prior to the nineteenth century, these records were hard to locate. People had to go to the court house in the county where the marriage happened in order to obtain records. They would fill out applications requesting access to the records and pay a hefty fee. Since records were so hard to locate, only a few people were able to legally access county-wide marriage records.

Since the late twentieth century, various methods have been used to make records more accessible to the public. A few states have even passed laws allowing for the public to access public records. However, it has always been difficult to find these records since each state keeps its own records. This makes it very difficult to search for marriage records by state.

With the advent of the internet, it is now possible to locate marriage records for any county in Georgia. One method of doing this involves using the official website of the county where the marriage took place. Most county-sponsored websites will allow you to search their records online. Most of these websites require you to log into your account with the county and then perform a search for marriage records. Once you have logged in, you can then view information on each record and then determine if it is free or if you will need to pay a fee for obtaining the record.

The other option that you have available to you is to use one of the online services that offer marriage records for a fee. The good thing about these online services is that they will often provide you with a copy of the actual recording. The copy that they provide is usually not as accurate or up-to-date as the original recording. This is because these online record services gather their information from various different sources. However, they still have a lot of potential and are often a reliable and fast way to obtain the marriage records that you are seeking.