Search Public Records in Whitfield County, GA. Results May Include: Marriage and Divorce Records, Criminal Records, Birth and Death Records, Probate Documents, Land Records, Arrests, Addresses, Liens and Judgments.
Whitfield County is located in northwestern Georgia, along the Tennessee border. It was created in 1851 and was the site of many Civil War battles and skirmishes. As of the 2010 census, the population was 102,599, and the total area is 291 square miles. The largest city and county seat is Dalton.
Melica Kendrick is the Whitfield County Clerk of Court as of 2015. The mission of the clerk’s office is to accomplish the prompt and orderly disposition of the business of the courts and maintain all county records as required by law. Some of the duties of the county clerk include:
● Deed and Property Recording
● Transfer Tax and Intangible Tax Collection
● UCC Recording
● Lien Recording
● Plat Recording
● Soldiers Discharge Recording
● Adoption Filing and Processing
● Appeals Filing and Processing
● Notary Public Certificates and Management
● Trade Name Registration
Public records in the county can be accessed by doing a background check online or by visiting the clerk’s office in person during office hours. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Whitfield County Clerk of Court Website. The website has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to the records that are available. It is important to note that the clerk’s office does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of information from the website; it is the user’s responsibility to assess the accuracy of information obtained.
The other way to access public records is by visiting the clerk’s office in person. You will be required to submit a records request form; the form should be filled with as much detailed information as possible relating to the records you are requesting. This will reduce the searching time and ensure accuracy of the information that you will obtain. The form can be obtained from the clerk’s office or downloaded from the county website. Alternatively, you can call the clerk’s office at and make inquiries regarding public records in the county.
Below is the physical address of the Whitfield County Clerk of Court’s office:
205 N Selvidge Street
Dalton, GA 30720
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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