Clerk Offices in Alachua County, Florida

Find Alachua County, Florida clerk offices, including county, city, and circuit clerks, and clerks of court. Clerks provide information on public court records and legal documents, criminal, jail, and arrest records, marriage licenses, divorce, judicial, and probate records, businesses liens, notary services, real estate taxes and voter registration services.

There are 2 Clerk Offices in Alachua County, Florida, serving a population of 259,865 people in an area of 875 square miles. There is 1 Clerk Office per 129,932 people, and 1 Clerk Office per 437 square miles.

In Florida, Alachua County is ranked 54th of 67 counties in Clerk Offices per capita, and 41st in Clerk Offices per square mile.


Alachua County Clerk 201 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL

Newberry City Clerk 25440 West Newberry Road Newberry, FL

About the Alachua County Clerk Office

Clerks Offices in Alachua County, FL are responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Clerk's office provides public access to records in accordance with local government regulations and laws. The Alachua County Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through Florida state, Alachua County, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.

Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
  • Alachua County public records
  • Property records, mortgage records and title deeds
  • Alachua County, Florida vital records, birth records, death records and certificates
  • Marriage and divorce records, licenses and applications
  • Business & professional licenses, permits, and registrations
  • Election records, voter registration and poll locations
Alachua County Public Records

Alachua County Clerks keep a variety of public record including vital records and certificates including birth records, death records, marriage records, and divorce records. Clerks maintain Alachua County property and land records including mortgages, deeds, titles, tax liens, court judgments, maps, floor plans, blueprints, variances, probate and estate records.

The Office of the Clerk manages Alachua County public records and documents and may provide copies of public records upon request and fee remittance.

Permits & Licenses

A wide variety of Alachua County permits, and licenses are available at the Clerk's Office, including: hunting and fishing licenses, vendor permits, liquor licenses, parking permits, and special events permits. The Office may also provide professional services, including business licensing, permits, name registration and notary services.

Alachua County Marriage Licenses & Applications

Clerks provide marriage certificates, marriage license applications and records. The Office also provides information on the process and requirements for couples planning to get married. Alachua County Clerks Offices provide certified copies of marriage certificates upon request.

Voter Registration & Elections

The Office of Alachua County Clerks provide assistance to local elections, helping with voter registration, candidate filings, voter petitions, and swearing elected officials into public office.

Public Meeting Minutes

Clerks are responsible for posting public notices, government meeting records, agendas, and minutes in accordance with local Alachua County ordinances, regulations and Florida state law.