Jasper County, Georgia Genealogy Guide

Jasper County, Georgia (Map It) was created on December 10, 1807 from Baldwin County. Jasper County was originally called Randolph County until 1812 when portions of Newton County was added to Jasper in 1822, 1834 (repealed 1841) and 1850, a part of Walton County was added in 1820. Part of Jasper County was set off to Morgan County in 1815, part to Newton County in 1821. Jasper County was named in honor of Originally named after Representative John Randolph of Virginia. In 1812 name was changed and named after Sergeant William Jasper (1750-1779), a hero of the Revolutionary War. Learn More About State of Georgia History.

Jasper County is bordered by  Morgan County (northeast), Putnam County (east), Jones County (south), Monroe County (southwest), Butts County (west), Newton County (northwest).

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

Jasper County, Georgia Courthouse Records

Jasper County, Georgia Courthouse
Jasper County, GA Courthouse

The Jasper County Courthouse is located in Monticello, Georgia. Learn More About State of Georgia 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 dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Jasper 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.

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  • Jasper County Clerk of Superior Court has Land Records from 1808 and Court Records from 1808. The County Clerk of Superior Court has jurisdiction over cases for title to land and equity, felony cases, adoptions, divorces, child support and custody enforcement. The clerk also is tasked with recording deeds and maintaining the chain of title to all property in the county. Be aware that Lands were given to Georgia citizens by lotteries for the years 1805, 1807, 1820, 1821, 1827, 1832, 1832 (Gold), 1833.
  • Jasper County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1808; Birth Certificates. Some scattered birth certificates are available from the early 1900's, these are mostly "delayed" birth certificates. Birth certificates from around 1920 to present are available. $10.00 each for a certified copy; Death Records. From the late 1920's are available, a $10.00 fee is charged for each certified copy. ; Marriage Records. From 1808. A $5.00 search fee is required. A copy will be provided showing the book and page number. and Probate Records from 1809; Will and Estate Records from 1818. A $5.00 search fee is required. If the record is extremely long, the cost may be more. The Court will bill for any additional costs..The County Clerk of Probate Court responsibilities include legal proceedings forh Wills, Estates, Guardianships of minor children, Involuntary Committals Hearings, Issuance of Marriage License, ect.. The county probate judge's office is the office where the most valuable genealogical records are created and maintained in the state of Georgia.
  • Jasper County Tax Digests are records scanned from microfilm in the Georgia Archives.
  • Jasper County Health Department can issue Birth, Marriage and Death certificates while you wait. Contact the Clerk of Superior Court for Divorce Records and the Probate Judge for Marriage Records.

Jasper County, Georgia Census Records

Jasper County, Georgia Vital Records

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