Union County, Florida Genealogy Guide

Union County, Florida (Map It) was created on May 20, 1921 from Bradford County. Union County was named for the area's residents united desire to split into a separate county. Learn More About State of Florida History

Union County is bordered by Baker County (north), Alachua County (south), Bradford County (south), Columbia County (west).

Union County Cities and Towns include Lake Butler, Raiford, Worthington Springs.

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

Union Co. Historical Events:

  • Florida's State Prison Farm is located within the county

Union County, Florida Courthouse Records

Union County, Florida Courthouse
Union County, FL Courthouse

The Union County Courthouse is located in Lake Butler, 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 Union 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.

  • Union County Clerk of the Circuit Court / County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1921, Land Records from 1921, Probate Records from 1921 and Court Records from 1921. 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.
  • Union 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.
  • Union 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.

Union 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

Union County, Florida Vital Records

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