St. Johns County Clerk of Courts

The Clerk of Courts office is located off U.S. 1 north of St. Augustine in the County Administration Complex at 4010 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine, Florida 32084 (which is also the mailing address). The office’s main phone number is (904) 819-3600 and the fax line is (904) 819-3661.

Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday except for Holidays.

The Records Management Office maintains an archive dating back to Florida’s territorial days (1821) as well as Tax Rolls from 1887 to the present for St. Johns County. According to their website, they have a contract with the St. Augustine Historical Society for genealogical records. The Records Management Office can be reached by phone (904-819-3641) or email (

Records fees are:

  • Paper copies no larger than 8.5 x 14 inches – $1.00 per page
  • Paper copies larger than 8.5 x 14 inches – $5.00 per page
  • Certified copies – add $2.00 per document
  • Fax fee – $2.00 per fax
  • Official Records on disc – $42.00 per book
  • Plat maps on disc – $60.00 per book
  • Research – $2.00 per name, per year

There is an online records search function but currently it only displays recent records, not historical ones.