Glades County, Florida Genealogy Guide2016-07-04T00:13:09+00:00

Glades County, Florida Genealogy Guide

Glades County, Florida (Map It) was created on April 23, 1921 from DeSoto County. Glades County was named for the Florida Everglades. Learn More About State of Florida History

Glades County is bordered by Highlands County (north), Okeechobee County (northeast), Martin County (east), Palm Beach County (southeast), Hendry County (south), Lee County (southwest), Charlotte County (west), De Soto County (northwest).

Glades County Cities and Towns include Moore Haven.

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

Glades Co. Historical Events:

  • A great portion of it is in the Everglades.

Glades County, Florida Courthouse Records

Glades County, Florida Courthouse
Glades County, FL Courthouse

The Glades County Courthouse is located in Moore Haven, 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 Glades 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.

  • Glades 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.
  • Glades 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.
  • Glades 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.

Glades 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

Glades County, Florida Vital Records

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