Oglethorpe County Clerk

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Oglethorpe County Clerk Details

Address and Phone Number for Oglethorpe County Clerk, a Clerk Office, at PO Box 261, Lexington GA.

Name
Oglethorpe County Clerk
Address
PO Box 261
Lexington, Georgia, 30648
Phone
706-743-5720

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About the Oglethorpe County Clerk

The Oglethorpe County Clerk, located in Lexington, Georgia, is the official keeper of public records for Oglethorpe County. The Clerk's office ensures that public records are retained, archived, and made accessible to the public in accordance with all laws and regulations. Clerks also support the elections process and provide a variety of transactional services. The Clerk's duties are established and regulated through a combination of Georgia state statutes, local ordinances and charters, and other regulations.

You may contact the Oglethorpe County Clerk's office for questions about:
  • Oglethorpe County public records
  • Oglethorpe County vital records: birth certificates, marriage and death certificates
  • Land, property, mortgage, and title deed records
  • Marriage licenses, applications, and records
  • Divorce records and applications
  • Oglethorpe County licenses, permits, and business registrations
  • Voter registration, elections, and polls
Oglethorpe County Public Records

The Oglethorpe County Clerk maintains a range of public records. The Clerk's Office keeps Oglethorpe County vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death certificates. The Clerk also keeps documents involving land or land transactions, including deeds, mortgages, attachments, tax liens, judgments, maps, floor plans, probate certificates, variances, and all other legal documents pertaining to land use and transfers.

The Clerk's office handles and stores a large volume of documents, dating back to the founding of Oglethorpe County. Copies of local public records may be available for request as many archival documents have been digitized.

Marriage Licenses & Applications

The Oglethorpe County Clerk provides information on Oglethorpe County marriage licenses and applications including the application process, forms and requirements. The Office of the Clerk maintains marriage certificates and records for all couples legally married in Oglethorpe County, GA and may provide certified copies for a nominal fee.

Oglethorpe County Permits & Licenses

In addition to keeping Oglethorpe County public records, the Clerk issues a variety of licenses and permits to the public including dog licenses, hunting and fishing licenses, liquor licenses, parking permits, and permits for special events, as well as providing notary public services. The Clerk's office also registers business names for businesses operating in Oglethorpe County.

Voter Registration & Elections

The Oglethorpe County Clerk supports the elections process by providing assistance to candidates filing elections paperwork and voters submitting petitions, and by working with the Board of Elections. Clerks administer the oath of office to elected officials. The Clerk's Office may also help register voters.

Public Meeting Minutes

The Clerk is responsible for posting public meetings records, such as meeting notices, agendas, and minutes, in accordance with local governing laws and regulations in that state of Georgia and the county seat of Oglethorpe County and how long these records must be made public.

Contact the Oglethorpe County Clerk

You may contact the Clerk's Office by calling 706-743-5720, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Oglethorpe County Clerk, PO Box 261, Lexington, Georgia, 30648