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Calhoun County, Florida Facts

Calhoun County

When was Calhoun County, FL Created?
Calhoun County was created on January 26, 1838 from Franklin County, Jackson County and Washington County.

What is the County Seat of Calhoun County, FL?
The County Seat is located in Blountstown also, the county government website is www.uflib.ufl.edu/fefdl/counties/calhoun.html.

What counties are adjacent to Calhouns County, FL?
Bordering Counties are Jackson County, Gadsden County, Liberty County, Gulf County, Bay County.


Calhoun County, FL Vital Records

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


Calhoun County, FL Census Records

What Calhoun County, FL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Calhoun County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840 (as Florida Territory), 1850, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Calhoun Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Calhoun Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Calhoun 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


Calhoun County, FL Courthouse and Government Records


Calhoun County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Calhoun County Courthouse?

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Calhoun County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Florida courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Florida residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Calhoun County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Florida Corthouse Records Research Guide.


Calhoun County, FL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Calhoun Co. FL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Calhoun Co. FL Cemeteries & Church Records

Calhoun Co. FL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Calhoun Co. FL General and History Websites

Calhoun Co. FL Immigration & Naturalization

Calhoun Co. FL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Calhoun Co. FL Military Records

Calhoun Co. FL Schools & Directories

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