Flagler County, Florida

Flagler County

Flagler County was created on April 28, 1917 from Saint Johns Countyand Volusia County. This county was named for Henry Morrison Flagler (1830–1913), founder of the Florida East Coast Railway.

The Flagler County Seat is located in Bunnell also, the county government website is www.flaglercounty.org/.

Areas bordering to Flagler County are St. Johns County (north), Volusia County (south), Putnam County (west).

Incorporated Cities and Towns located in Flagler County include Bunnell, Flagler Beach, Palm Coast , Beverly Beach, Marineland.

Flagler 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 Flagler 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 Application to mail.

Flagler County consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found for 1920, 1930, 1940.

One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.

Flagler Co. Historical Events (published in 1944):

  • Bunnell incorporated June 2, 1911.
  • Flagler Tribune established in 1913.

Flagler County Societies and Family History Resources

A list of Flagler County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Flagler County Courthouse and Government Records


Flagler County Courthouse

Researchers often fail to notice the importance of Flagler County court, probate, and land documents as a source of family history and genealogy information and facts. Hidden away in Florida courthouses and archives everywhere tend to be the desires and worries of the many Florida residents.

The chances are great that your chosen ancestors have left a detailed record of at least a number of factors of their lives in the Flagler County court records. Even if your forefathers is not referred to in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other methods which could have lead to her or him to appear in court records.

The following indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Flagler county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

Make sure you call the clerk's department to confirm hours, mailing address, fees and other details before visiting or inquiring about information because of in some cases changing contact details. The Department Offices DO NOT DO RESEARCH. The records are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues. A lot of employees will assist individuals in obtaining the materials, but it is up to the person to undertake the researching.
  • Flagler County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 1769 East Moody Blvd., Bldg. 1, Bunnell, FL 32110
  • Flagler 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: (386) 313-4409
    • Marriage Records: 1917
    • Land Records: ?
    • Probate Records: 1917 
    • Court Records: ?
  • Flagler 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.
  • Flagler 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.

Flagler County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Flagler 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. Feel free to submit your own preferred Flagler County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Flagler Co. FL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Flagler Co. FL Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Flagler Co. FL Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Flagler Co. FL Census Records

Flagler Co. FL Cemeteries & Graveyards

Flagler Co. FL Church & Bible Records

Flagler Co. FL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Flagler Co. FL General and History Websites

Flagler Co. FL Immigration & Naturalization

Flagler Co. FL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Flagler Co. FL Military Records

Flagler Co. FL Schools & Directories

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