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Banks County Government
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Homer, Georgia
 
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  • Sheriff/Police Report:  Reports issued by the Banks County Sheriff's Office can be obtained at 160 Windmill Farm Road, Homer, GA 30547. The Sheriff's Office can be reached at 706-677-2248. Reports issued by the Baldwin Police Department can be obtained at 130 Airport Road, Baldwin, GA 30511. The Baldwin Police Department can be reached at 706-776-5256. For information regarding reports issued by the Maysville Police Department, please call 706-652-3494. For information regarding reports issued by the Alto Police Department, please call 706-778-8028.
  • Fire Report:  Fire reports issued by the Banks County Fire Department can be obtained at the administrative offices at 155 Yonah-Homer Road, Homer, GA 30547.
  • EMS Report:  EMS reports issued by the Banks County Fire Department can be obtained at the administrative offices at 155 Yonah-Homer Road, Homer, GA 30547. EMS reports will only be released to the person that was transported by Banks County EMS. Identification is required.
  • Verification of Lawful Presence within the United States Affidavit: (OCGA 50-36-1)

  • Secure / Verifiable Documents:   Banks County Probate Court is the custodian of vital records which includes birth and death records. Certified copies cost $25.00 for the first copy and $5 for each additional copy. For standard Probate Court forms and other information not listed here, click on www.gaprobate.org.
  • Request a certified copy of marriage license or application for marriage license:
  • Marriage must be since 1859
  • Provide request in writing by mail or in person at the office
  • Name of groom and bride at time of the marriage
  • Date of marriage
  • $10.00 money order (or cash in person)
  • Self-addressed envelope if mailed
  • Request a certified copy of birth or death certificate:
  • Birth must be since 1861
  • Death must be since 1924
  • Provide request in writing by mail or in person at the office
  • Signed request with (photocopy of) state issued picture identification
  • Full name of birth of person
  • Date of birth or death
  • County of birth or death
  • Full name of parents.
  • Request a certified copy of wills, estates, guardianships and other probate records:
  • Record must be for event no earlier than 1859
  • Provide request in writing by mail or in person at the office
  • Explanation of the record requirement
  • Full names of parties involved
  • Date of record



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