Jackson County, Florida Records
Jackson County is bordered by Seminole County, Georgia (east), Gadsden County (southeast), Liberty County (southeast), Calhoun County (south), Washington County (southwest), Bay County (southwest), Holmes County (west), Geneva County, Alabama (northwest), Houston County, Alabama (northwest).
Jackson County Cities and Towns include Graceville, Jacob City, Marianna, Alford, Bascom, Campbellton, Cottondale, Grand Ridge, Greenwood, Malone, Sneads.
A Map of Jackson County, Florida contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Jackson Co. Historical Events:
- Had experienced bloody war between Indians and Andrew Jackson's forces.
- Massacre by Seminole Indians of Lieut. Scott's command, December 6, 1817.
- Battle of Marianna fought September 27, 1864.
- The worst horrors of reconstruction in Florida occurred in this county, many carpet baggers and their negro followers being killed, whipped or driven out as a result of their radical methods and murders committed by them.
- Near Marianna are the famous Caverns.
Jackson County, Florida Courthouse Records
Jackson County, FL Courthouse
The Jackson County Courthouse is located in Marianna, Florida. Courthouse was destroyed by fire on November 30, 1848. All records were destroyed. Learn More About State of Florida Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Jackson county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Jackson County Clerk of the Circuit Court / County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1848, Land Records from 1848, Probate Records from 1848 and Court Records from 1848. The County Clerk of the Circuit Court / County Clerk is custodian of all records of all predecessor courts, whether justice of the peace, city, county, probate, civil, or criminal.
- Jackson County Tax Collector collects all real estate taxes including postponed and delinquent, all county revenues in addition to the research and issue tax deed applications. Our department is the holder of tax records and assessed values.
- Jackson County Health Department has copies of Birth & Death certificates. Also has computer access from 1917 to present for birth records for the entire state as well as births that occurred in this county.
Jackson County, Florida Census Records
- Learn More: State of Florida Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1830 (Florida Territory), 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1820-1890
- State Population Schedules: 1867-1945, 1885
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Jackson County, Florida Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Florida Vital Records
- Birth Records: from January 1917 to present.
- Marriage and Divorce Records: from June 6, 1927 to present.
- Death Records: from January 1917 to present.
- Locations: Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, P.O. Box 210, 1217 Pearl Street (Zip 32202), Jacksonville, FL 32231-0042; PH (904) 359-6900 Ext. 1029.
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
Jackson County, Florida Resources
- State of Florida Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Florida
- Jackson County Historical Society, 413 North Green Street, Mariana, FL
- Jackson County, Florida Message Boards
Jackson County, Florida External Links
- Florida Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Jackson County, Florida Books - Amazon
- Jackson Co., Florida - FindaGrave
- Florida Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Jackson County Courthouse History
- Jackson County, Florida Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Florida (1823 - 1959)
- Jackson Co. FLGenweb
- Jackson County, Florida Ancestry Database Collections
- Jackson County maps from Exploring Florida website
- Jackson County, Florida Military Records