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When was Holmes County, FL Created?
Holmes County was created on January 8, 1848 from Jackson County and Walton County. This county was named for Holmes Creek, which forms the eastern boundary of the county.
What cities and towns are in Holmes County, FL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bonifay Esto, Noma, Ponce de Leon, Westville.
Where can find Holmes County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Holmes 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 Holmes 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 Holmes 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.
What Holmes County, FL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Holmes County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Holmes Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Holmes Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Holmes Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.
What genealogical records can I find in the Holmes County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Holmes County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Florida Corthouse Records Research Guide.
A list of Holmes County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Holmes County, FL Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Holmes County, FL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Holmes 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.