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Levy County, Florida
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Levy County, Florida Facts

Levy County

When was Levy County, FL Created?
Levy County was created on March 10, 1845 from Alachua County. This county was named for David Levy Yulee (1810–1886), one of the state's original United States Senators.

What is the County Seat of Levy County, FL?
The County Seat is located in Bronson also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Levys County, FL?
Bordering Counties are Dixie County (west), Gilchrist County (north), Alachua County (northeast), Marion County (east), Citrus County (south).

What cities and towns are in Levy County, FL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bronson, Cedar Key, Chiefland, Fanning Springs, Inglis, Otter Creek, Williston, Yankeetown.

Levy County, FL Vital Records

Where can find Levy County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Levy 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 Levy 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 Levy 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.

Levy County, FL Census Records

What Levy County, FL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Levy 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.

Levy Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Levy Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Levy Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860.

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

Levy County, FL Courthouse and Government Records

Levy County Courthouse

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

  • Levy County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 355 Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621
  • Levy 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) 486-5266
    • Marriage Records: 1854
    • Land Records: 1850
    • Probate Records: 1847 
    • Court Records: 1850
  • Levy 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

Levy County, FL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Levy County, FL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Levy 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.

Levy Co. FL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Levy Co. FL Cemeteries & Church Records

Levy Co. FL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Levy Co. FL General and History Websites

Levy Co. FL Immigration & Naturalization

Levy Co. FL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Levy Co. FL Military Records

Levy Co. FL Schools & Directories

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