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Dixie County, Florida Facts

Dixie County

When was Dixie County, FL Created?
Dixie County was created on April 25, 1921 from Lafayette County. This county was named for Dixie, the common nickname for the Southern United States.

What is the County Seat of Dixie County, FL?
The County Seat is located in Cross City also, the county government website is dixie.fl.gov/.

What counties are adjacent to Dixies County, FL?
Bordering Counties are Taylor County (northwest), Lafayette County (north), Gilchrist County (east), Levy County (southeast)..

What cities and towns are in Dixie County, FL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Cross City, Horseshoe Beach.


Dixie County, FL Vital Records

Where can find Dixie County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Dixie County vital records can be found at the Florida Office of Vital Records which has copies of Birth & Deaths reported 1917 to present and Divorce & Marriages since June 6, 1927. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Florida for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Dixie County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Florida Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

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Dixie County, FL Vital Records

Where can find Dixie County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Dixie County vital records can be found at the Florida Office of Vital Records which has copies of Birth & Deaths reported 1917 to present and Divorce & Marriages since June 6, 1927. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Florida for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Dixie County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Florida Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Vital Records can also be found in the Dixie County Health Department has copies of Birth & Death certificates. Also has computer access from 1917 to present for birth records for the entire state as well as births that occurred in this county.


Dixie County, FL Census Records

What Dixie County, FL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Dixie County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1930, 1940.

There are Florida State censuses from 1867, 1875, 1885, 1935, 1945. You can get free downloadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Florida Census Records Research Guide


Dixie County, FL Courthouse and Government Records


Dixie County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Dixie County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Dixie County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Florida Corthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Dixie County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 1206, Cross City, FL 32628-1206 or 214 N.E. 351 Hwy., Suite M Cross City, FL 32628-1206
  • Dixie County Clerk of the Circuit Court / County Clerk is custodian of all records of all predecessor courts, whether justice of the peace, city, county, probate, civil, or criminal.
    • Phone: (352) 498-1200
    • Marriage Records: 1924
    • Land Records: 1921
    • Probate Records: 1871 
    • Court Records: ?
  • Dixie County Tax Collector collects all real estate taxes including postponed and delinquent, all county revenues in addition to the research and issue tax deed applications. Our department is the holder of tax records and assessed values.
  • Florida Land Records
  • BLM Land Records

Dixie County, FL Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Dixie County, FL?
A list of Dixie County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Florida Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Dixie County, FL Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Dixie County, FL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Dixie County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a fee. This is just a directory which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another.

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Dixie Co. FL Cemeteries & Church Records

Dixie Co. FL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

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Dixie Co. FL Immigration & Naturalization

Dixie Co. FL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Dixie Co. FL Military Records

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