Stephens County, Georgia Records

Stephens County, Georgia (Map It) was created on August 18, 1905 from Franklin County and Habersham County. Stephens County was named in honor of Alexander Stephens (1812 - 83), a U.S. Congressman, the Governor of Georgia, and the first and only Vice President of the Confederate States of America.

Stephens County is bordered by  Oconee County, South Carolina (north), Franklin County (south), Banks County (southwest), Habersham County (west), Rabun County (north)

A Map of Stephens County, Georgia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Stephens County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Stephens County, Georgia Courthouse
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Stephens County, GA Courthouse

The Stephens County Courthouse is located in Toccoa, Georgia.

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 dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Stephens 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.

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  • Stephens County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1906 and Court Records from 1906. The County Clerk of Superior Court has jurisdiction over cases for title to land and equity, felony cases, adoptions, divorces, child support and custody enforcement. The clerk also is tasked with recording deeds and maintaining the chain of title to all property in the county.
  • Stephens County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1906 and Probate Records from 1906.The County Clerk of Probate Court responsibilities include legal proceedings forh Wills, Estates, Guardianships of minor children, Involuntary Committals Hearings, Issuance of Marriage License, ect.. The county probate judge's office is the office where the most valuable genealogical records are created and maintained in the state of Georgia.
  • Stephens County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Stephens County Health Department can issue Birth, Marriage and Death certificates while you wait. Contact the Clerk of Superior Court for Divorce Records and the Probate Judge for Marriage Records.

Stephens County, Georgia Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Georgia Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1920, 1930, 1940
  • U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: None
  • State Population Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
  • Union Veterans Schedules: None

Stephens County, Georgia Vital Records

Stephens County, Georgia Resources

Stephens County, Georgia External Links

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