Sarasota County, Florida Genealogy

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== Quick Dates  ==

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

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Sarasota County, Florida
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Location in the state of Florida
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Location of Florida in the U.S.
Founded May 14, 1921
County Seat Sarasota
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Quick Dates

Sarasota County's civil records start the following years:

Marriage Court Census Land Probate
1921  1921   1930 1921  1921 

County Courthouse

Sarasota County Courthouse
2000 Main St;
Sarasota, FL 34237
Phone:  941-362-4066

Clerk of the Circuit Court has marriage, probate, court and land records from 1921 and divorce records from 1945.
County Health Department has birth and death records.[1]


Parent County

1921--Sarasota County was created 14 May 1921 from Manatee County.
County seat: Sarasota [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


African American



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

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1930 12,440
1940 16,106 29.5%
1950 28,827 79.0%
1960 76,895 166.7%
1970 120,413 56.6%
1980 202,251 68.0%
1990 277,776 37.3%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.


Florida Churches  ~  Church Angel



Florida Territorial Land Records

Local Histories





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



Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sarasota County, Florida Page 137 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).