Hancock County Public Records

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Hancock County Courthouse Tax Records Tax Records, Property Records, Land Records, Court Records Search Hancock County Courthouse property tax records database by parcel number, name and address. Search Records


Hancock County Flood Maps Gis Maps, Land Records View Hancock County floodplain maps, including effective flood insurance rate maps and links to additional resources. Search Records

Hancock County History and Genealogy Website Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy Search Hancock County History and Genealogy website by births, marriages, deaths, and cemeteries. Search Records

Hancock County Office of The County Clerk Vital Records Birth Records, Vital Records, Death Records, Marriage Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy View Hancock County Office of the County Clerk vital records, including information on births and deaths. Search Records

Hancock County Sheriff's Office Sex Offender Search Sex Offender Registry, Criminal Records, Police Records Search Hancock County Sheriff's Office registered sex offenders by area, name, city or non-compliancy. Search Records

Hancock County Tax Records Tax Records, Land Records, Property Records View Hancock County tax sales website for auction results and dates of upcoming tax deed auctions. Search Records

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About Public Records

Are all types of Public Records open to the public?

Yes, in most cases Public Records are available to the public. Some documents, such as certain court records, confidential personal information, and other sensitive information may be kept sealed or is only available with a court order. In certain states, there is a waiting period to obtain Public Records that reveal private information.

Which government agencies provide Public Records?

A number of government agencies maintain Public Records and make them available to the public. At the local level, many Public Records are held by County Clerk's Offices or Vital Records Offices. State Departments of Revenue or Departments of Health keep Public Records. At the federal level, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is one agency that has Public Records.

What is the difference between a certified and uncertified Public Record?

A certified copy of a vital record, such as birth or death certificates, is considered legal proof of the event. A certified record typically has an embossed seal and must be requested through the appropriate government agency. Other forms of Public Records, including souvenir, decorative, or uncertified copies, may not be valid for certain legal purposes.