Vital Records in Georgia

 

The Bartow County Courthouse has some old newspapers, marriage books, death certificates, birth certificates, wills and property records.  

  135 West Cherokee Ave.
  Cartersville, GA 30120-3182
  Phone: (770) 387-5030
  Fax: (770) 387-5023
 
Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $10.00

Address:
Georgia Department of Human Resources
Vital Records
2600 Skyland Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-3640

Remarks: State office has had records since January 1919. For earlier records in Atlanta or Savannah or other cities or counties, write to the Vital Records Office in county where event occurred. Additional copies of same record ordered at same time are $5.00 each.

Money order should be made payable to Vital Records. Personal checks are not accepted. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (404) 679-4701. This is a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Internet at http://health.state.ga.us/programs/vitalrecords.

The requestor must provide a photocopy of a valid photo ID.

 

Event: Marriage (State)

Cost of copy: $10.00

Address:
Georgia Department of Human Resources
Vital Records
2600 Skyland Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-3640

Remarks: Centralized State records since June 9, 1952. Certified copies of marriage documents up to 1966 are issued at State office. Inquiries about marriages occurring before June 9, 1952, will be forwarded to appropriate Probate Judge in county where license was issued.

 
The state office does not record marriage license or applications after July 1, 1997.
 

Event: Marriage (county)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Probate Judge in county where license was issued.

 

Event: Divorce (State)

Cost of copy: $2.00 for certification plus $0.50 per page.

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Centralized State records since June 9, 1952. Certified copies are not issued at State office. Inquiries will be forwarded to appropriate Clerk of Superior Court in county where divorce was granted.

 

Event: Divorce (county)

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Clerk of Superior Court in county where divorce was granted.

 

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