Barry Baker, Clerk of the Circuit Courts for Suwannee County Florida is a duly elected Constitutional Officer as mandated by Article V, Section 16 of the Constitution of the State of Florida. The electorate of Suwannee County elects the Clerk to a four-year term. Barry was elected to the Office of the Clerk in November 2008, November 2012 and November 2016.
Pursuant to provisions of the Florida Constitution, which have governed the people for over 150 years, the role of the Clerk of Courts has been established in three main areas;
Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts
Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners, including serving as accountant, auditor, and custodian of county funds.
Within these areas, the Clerk of Court as an elected public trustee sets in place at the county level a system of "checks and balances" which has been proven to serve the public well.
This site is designed to keep you informed and assist you in conducting your business with the Clerk's office. Please feel free to send comments and/or suggestions.
Suwannee County Clerk of the Circuit Court
200 South Ohio Avenue
Live Oak, FL 32064
Phone: (386) 362-0500
ADA Renovation of County Commission Records
Please be advised that sections of this website related to the Board of County Commissioners are under construction to improve accessibility for disabled patrons. As part of this ongoing project,we have removed access to Board documents(such as meeting minutes) from the website.In the interim, if you would like to access Board records that were previously available on the Clerk’s website,or have encountered potential access issues related to this website,please contact the Public Records Custodian at
386.362.0500, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to:
Suwannee County Clerk of Court’s Office200 South Ohio AvenueLive Oak, FL 32064
Official Records (deeds, etc.) may still be accessed on our website under the link entitled “Official Records”.