Atkinson County, Georgia Vital Records
 
Every county and state maintains a repository of vital records for its residents. Vital records are basically records that document vital information about births, deaths, marriages, and divorces. Vital records are among the most standard forms of personal identification and are used for many business and legal purposes. A county resident can petition the county health department, vital records division, or local courthouse for their own or another county resident’s vital records
 
Local Vital Records
 
To acquire copies of birth and death records for citizens of Atkinson County, Georgia, you can request them in person at the Atkinson County Health Department. The address of the health department is 636 Austin Avenue East Suite 1, Pearson, Georgia 31642-9322. Office hours are from 7:30am-5:30pm Monday – Thursday, and 8:00am – 5:00pm Fridays. To call the health department, the telephone number is 912-422-3332 and the fax number is 422-7355. You can also view the health department’s webpage at this link: http://www.sehdph.org/atkinson-county.htm.
 
If you instead need marriage records before 1952 or after 1996, you have to petition the Probate Court of Atkinson County. The courthouse mailing address is P.O. Box 855, Pearson, Georgia 31642. The probate court also has additional information online at the following webpage: http://www.gaprobate.org/.
 
To obtain a divorce decree for an instance of divorce that took place prior to 1952, you can check with the Atkinson County Superior Court. The court is located at 305 S. Main St., Pearson, Georgia 31642. For further details on all of the Georgia superior courts, click the following link: http://www.gsccca.org/clerks/.
 
State Vital Records
 
In addition to birth and death records on file since 1919, the Georgia Department of Community Health has maintained marriage records that began in 1952 and does divorce verifications for any divorce since 1952. You can request these records in person at the office of the Vital Records Division, located here; Vital Records, 2600 Skyland Drive, NE, Atlanta, GA 30319. You can also find every vital record application, and informational pages linked to the main webpage, located here: http://health.state.ga.us/programs/vitalrecords/index.asp

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