Florida Government records cover a broad range of genealogy subject areas that can help you as part of your research, such as land ownership, courts, taxes, and naturalization’s. Given that Florida court records cover such a wide selection of topics, they could aid you in many different ways. As an example, they could aid you in finding ancestors’ residences, identify occupations, locate financial information, determine citizenship status, or shed light on relationships between individuals. The whole thing relies upon on the type of court records that the ancestors” names show up in. For Definitions of all court terms see the Genealogy Encyclopedia.
Florida Courthouse records change extensively from county to county in both level of quality and volume. You will find different kinds of court records that are most likely to possess information related for your genealogical research below.
Florida Court Records
- Florida Court Record Books (amazon.com)
Florida Land Records
See Also Guide to U.S. Land Records Research
Florida Probate Records
- Florida Probate Record Books (amazon.com)
Florida Tax Records
See Also Guide to U.S. Tax Records Research
- Florida Tax Record Books (amazon.com)
Florida Immigration & Naturalization Records
- Florida Immigration Record Books (amazon.com)
Florida County & City Government Links
Florida contains 67 counties. Each county is the local level of government within its borders. The links in the table below link to county and city government offices and is limited to government-maintained websites. The Clerk of the Circuit Court is also the County Clerk. His office is located in the County Courthouse. The office of the Clerk is an officer of the court of justice whose responsibilities are mandated by the Constitution as well as state and local laws. The clerk of courts in each county is custodian of all records of all predecessor courts, whether justice of the peace, city, county, probate, civil, or criminal. If you know of a Florida county that has an official government web site but is not linked, or if the link is in error, please contact us so we may edit our database. Florida State Government is located in Tallahassee.