Dixie County, Florida Genealogy Guide

Dixie County, Florida (Map It) was created on April 25, 1921 from Lafayette County. Dixie County was named for Dixie, the common nickname for the Southern United States. Learn More About State of Florida History

Dixie County is bordered by Taylor County (northwest), Lafayette County (north), Gilchrist County (east), Levy County (southeast)..

Dixie County Cities and Towns include Cross City, Horseshoe Beach.

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

Dixie Co. Historical Events:

  • This section was visited by both Narvaez and DeSoto 1528.
  • Suwannee Old Town was one of the largest Indian towns in Florida j it was here that Andrew Jackson's men captured Am-brister, April 18, 1818, the English renegade who incited Indians against white settlers.
  • The region suffered during the Civil War and the reconstruction era but after 1876 peace and progress came again.
  • Dixie County is one of the best hunting sections of the state.

Dixie County, Florida Courthouse Records

Dixie County, Florida Courthouse
Dixie County, FL Courthouse

The Dixie County Courthouse is located in Cross City, Florida. Learn More About State of Florida Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  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 Dixie county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Dixie County Clerk of the Circuit Court / County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1924, Land Records from 1921, Probate Records from 1871 and Court Records from ?. 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.
  • Dixie 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.
  • Dixie 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.

Dixie County, Florida Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Florida Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1930, 1940
  • U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: None
  • State Population Schedules: 1867-1945
  • 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

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