Suwannee County, Florida Records
Suwannee County Cities and Towns include Live Oak, Branford.
A Map of Suwannee County, Florida contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Suwannee Co. Historical Events:
- DeSoto passed through this section in 1539 and the Old Spanish Trail from St. Augustine crossed Suwannee County.
- The county gets its name from the famed Suwannee River, which forms its western border.
- Spanish road from St. Augustine to San Luis, opened through this section in 1685.
Suwannee County, Florida Courthouse Records
Suwannee County, FL Courthouse
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 Suwannee 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.
- Suwannee County Clerk of the Circuit Court / County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1859, Land Records from 1859, Probate Records from 1860 and Court Records from 1859. 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.
- Suwannee 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.
- Suwannee 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.
Suwannee County, Florida Census Records
- Learn More: State of Florida Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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: 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Suwannee 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.
Suwannee County, Florida Resources
- State of Florida Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Florida
- Suwannee Valley Genealogical Society
- Suwannee County, Florida Message Boards
Suwannee County, Florida External Links
- Florida Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Suwannee County, Florida Books - Amazon
- Suwannee Co., Florida - FindaGrave
- Florida Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Suwannee County Courthouse History
- Suwannee County, Florida Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Florida (1823 - 1959)
- Suwannee Co. FLGenweb
- Suwannee County, Florida Ancestry Database Collections
- Suwannee County maps from Exploring Florida website
- Suwannee County, Florida Military Records