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Georgia Public Records

Certificate Information

Most certificates can be dispensed from the Department of Public Health including birth, death, marriage and divorce. Records for births and deaths for any county in Georgia is available for record date of 1919 to present. Search fees of $25 dollars also include one copy of the certificate. Additional copies are $5 each. There are additional fees for searching multiple years when exact birth dates aren't known.

Vital Records
2600 Skyland Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

Birth Certificate Form (HTML)
Death Certificate Form (HTML)
Birth/Death Certificate Form (PDF)

Some but not all records regarding marriage and civil unions are available from the state health department. Marriage records dating from 1952 to 1996 can be ordered for a $10 dollar search fee. All marriages before or after that time frame must be obtained from the local County Probate Court in which the marriage was filed. All divorce records are solely maintained by the

Marriage Certificate/Divorce Notification Form (PDF)

Adoption Records

All adoption records are considered sealed records after the completion of the adoption process. So all birth certificate requests and records require a court order to open. To assist adoptees, birthparents and siblings with finding relatives and updating public profiles, visit the Georgia Adoption Reunion Registry, a voluntary database of adoptees and birth families.

Georgia Adoption Reunion Registry.

Property Records

Property and land records are handled by a few different county level departments. Geographic Information Systems handle man of the counties maps, terrains and parcels. Assessors maps assign values and tax values to parcels.

Fulton County GIS
Fulton County Board of Assessors Search
Gwinnett County GIS data browser
Dekalb County Property Appraisal
Cobb County GIS Maps
Chatham County Property Sales Search
Chatham County Property Records Cards
Clayton County Property Search