Georgia Public Records

Here on the Georgia state page you will find popular databases at the statewide level.  Scroll down to find those, or use the tools on the side to get to other levels of government records.

  • Court System - Georgia has 370 Municipal Courts that serve incorporated municipalities; 159 Magistrate Courts that adjudicate civil claims less than $15,000; 159 Probate Courts that handle wills and estates; 159 Juvenile Courts whose purpose is the welfare of children; 70 State Courts that handle misdemeanors, traffic cases, and civil actions; 49 Circuits of Superior Courts which are trial courts that handle felonies, divorces, and land title; a Court of Appeals for the review of civil and criminal cases from trial courts; and the Georgia Supreme Court that reviews decisions made by the other courts. The Superior Courts assume the role of State Courts in counties that do not have State Courts.  Georgia Court Records
  • Criminal Records - The Georgia Crime Information Center is the central repository for felony criminal histories. Felony cases are handled at the Superior Court level. Misdemeanor, DWI/DUI, and Preliminary Hearings are handled at the Superior level and also at all lower levels.  To access databases and learn how to get official background checks, go to our Georgia Criminal Records page.
  • Vital Records - Vital records are available from: Georgia Division of Public Health, Vital Records, 2600 Skyland Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30319, (404) 679-4702, Fax: (404) 679-4730.  Go to our page for Vital Records page to access Richmond County birth records; the Social Security Death Index for Georgia, statewide historical death indexes, and city & county links to burial, cemetery, obituary, and other death record databases; marriage databases in the counties of Cherokee, Randolph, and Richmond.  For Divorce Records, write to the Division of Public Health above.


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Aerial Photographs

Search this Digital Library of Georgia / Galileo database by county for aerial photographs in Georgia.

Agencies & Organizations

Browse by name or search for Georgia State Agencies and Organizations.


Georgia Archives collection of records related to the history of Georgia.

Attorney General Opinions

Georgia Attorney General's database of opinions.

Attorneys | Criminal Defense

Membership directory of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Campaign Finance

Georgia campaign contribution disclosure reports and financial disclosure statements.

Corrections Facilities - by County

Search this Georgia Department of Corrections database by county for corrections facilities.

Corrections Facilities - by Facility Name

Search this Georgia Department of Corrections database by name for corrections facilities.

Court Records | Court of Appeals

To access case information from the Georgia Court of Appeals you may use either the Court of Appeals docket/case number, the trial court case number or a word from the style of the case.

Court Records | PACER Federal District Courts  Pay Site

PACER United States District Court civil, criminal, and bankruptcy records for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia.

Criminal Histories | Felon Search Online  Pay Site

Georgia Crime Information Center records online. Search by name and date of birth for felony convictions in Georgia. Searches are $15 each and each record costs $15 to view details.

Criminal Histories | GAPS Employment Fingerprint Services  Pay Site

Use this Cogent Systems Georgia Applicant Processing Services (GAPS) program for fingerprint background checks for employment purposes. Requires enrollment or registration and processing fees. Results are available in 24-48 hours.

Deaths 1914-1927

Georgia deaths recorded between 1914 and 1927.

Deaths 1928-1930

Georgia Deaths recorded between 1928 and 1930.

Deaths 1928-1930

Georgia deaths recorded between 1928 and 1930.

Delinquent Taxpayers

Georgia Department of Revenue searchable index of delinquent taxpayers.

Employee Directory

State of Georgia directory of employees.

Historic Books

Digital Library of Georgia / Galileo database of Georgia Historic Books.

Historic Newspapers

Galileo database of Georgia historic hewspapers from the Digital Library of Georgia.


Search this Georgia General Assembly database for legislation information by Title, keyword, or phrase.

Legislation - Bills & Resolutions

Search this Georgia General Assembly database for Georgia Senate & Georgia House Bills and Resolutions.

Licenses | Professional, Medical & Business

Verify or find professional and business licenses in Georgia for accountants, dentists, physicians, attorneys, contractors, and much more.

Lobbyist Expenditures - Ethics Commission

How are Georgia Lobbyists spending their money? Download these PDF's to view Georgia Lobbyist Expenditure information on Lobbyists registered with the Ethics Commission.

Lobbyists - by Name

Search the Georgia Ethics Commission for Lobbyist registration and reports by name, on behalf of, public official, group, date, amount, and/or description.

Maps (GIS)

Browse the Georgia GIS (Geographical Information System) to view maps of various physical and other features.

Marriages 1808-1967

Search for Georgia marriages recorded between 1808 and 1967.

Missing Children

Georgia missing children search.

Photographs - Historic

Search this University of Georgia "Vanishing Georgia" database of Georgia Archives photographs by keyword, subject, city, county, title, photographer, etc.

Plat Index

Search the Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority Central Indexing System for plat/map images by name or book page. Access requires registration with the GSCCA and they require a fee for document images.

PT-61 Index

Search the Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority for PT-61 filings by name or document.

Public Colleges and Universities

Colleges and universities of the University System of Georgia.

Recreation Destinations

Search this site for tourism and recreation destinations. Search by interest, accomodation, region/city, and/or keyword.

Rental Housing

Search for Georgia rental housing by county, city, zip code and access capabilities.

State Employee Salaries

Use this Georgia Department of Audits & Accounts service to search for State employee salary information by organization type, organization, title & position, or name.

Supreme Court Dockets

Supreme Court of Georgia docket search.

Trademarks and Service Marks

Georgia Secretary of State Trademarks and Service Marks database.

Georgia is located in the Southeast region of the United States. The Capital is Atlanta and the largest city is Atlanta.  The Official Web Site is located at  Georgia is the 8th most populous state in the United States.  The 2014 population estimate is 10,097,343 and the 2010 census population was 9,688,681.  The land area is 57,513.49 square miles and there are 168.4 persons per square mile.

62.5% of the population is White, 31.4% is Black or African American, 9.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.7% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% are two or more races. 84.7% are a high school graduate or higher, and 28% have a Bachelor degree or higher.

The median home value is $151,300. There are on average 2.71 persons per household, the per capita income is $25,182, the median household income is $49,179, and 18.2% of the persons in Georgia are considered below poverty level.

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