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[http://www.holmesclerk.com/ Holmes County Courthouse]<br>201 N Oklahoma Street<br>Bonifay, FL 32425<br>Phone 850-547-1100  
 
[http://www.holmesclerk.com/ Holmes County Courthouse]<br>201 N Oklahoma Street<br>Bonifay, FL 32425<br>Phone 850-547-1100  
  
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage probate, divorce, court and land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Holmes County, Florida Page 135 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Clerk Circuit Court has marriage probate, divorce, court and land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Holmes County, Florida Page 135 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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Founded January 8, 1848
County Seat Bonifay
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Quick Dates

Holmes County's civil records start the following years:

Marriage Court Census Land Probate
1902  1900   1850 1900  1902 

County Courthouse

Holmes County Courthouse
201 N Oklahoma Street
Bonifay, FL 32425
Phone 850-547-1100

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

History

Parent County

1848--Holmes County was created 8 January 1848 from Jackson County.
County seat: Bonifay [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1870 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Individual Cemeteries:

Census

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

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1850 1,205
1860 1,386 15.0%
1870 10,882 685.1%
1880 1,572 −85.6%
1890 2,170 38.0%
1900 4,336 99.8%
1910 7,762 79.0%
1920 11,557 48.9%
1930 12,850 11.2%
1940 12,924 0.6%
1950 15,447 19.5%
1960 13,988 −9.4%
1970 10,844 −22.5%
1980 10,720 −1.1%
1990 14,723 37.3%
2000 15,778 7.2%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.













Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Obituary Project  ~  contains submitted obituaries from U.S.  ~  Hidden Ancestors

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Holmes County Public Library
303 North J. Harvey Etheridge Street
Bonifay, Florida 32425
Website 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Holmes County, Florida Page 135 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).