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Guide to '''Highlands County Florida genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://highlands-county.com/ Highlands County Courthouse]<br>590 S Commerce Avenue<br>Sebring, FL 33870<br>Phone 863.402.6565 <br>
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Clerk Circuit Court has marriage,&nbsp;divorce, probate and land&nbsp;records from 1921. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Highlands County, Florida Page 134 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1457854 1885 Florida State Population Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp;Includes sex, age, relationship, occupation, place of birth of each family member and parents. Also census for agriculture, manufacture and mortality.  
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Revision as of 22:53, 15 March 2013

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Guide to Highlands County Florida genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded April 23, 1921
County Seat Sebring
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Contents

County Courthouse

Highlands County Courthouse
590 S Commerce Avenue
Sebring, FL 33870
Phone 863.402.6565

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate and land records from 1921. [1]

History

Parent County

1921--Highlands County was created 23 April 1921 from DeSoto County.
County seat: Sebring [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Highlands County, Florida census records online, see: Florida Census.

Church

Court

Land

Florida Territorial Land Records

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

  • Florida Obituaries  -  Obituary transcriptions from Florida counties -  USGenWeb Obituaries Project

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Highlands County, Florida Page 134 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).