Coroner’s Office
Billy Sims, Coroner
91 Industrial Drive
Chickamauga, GA 30707
423-227-8658 (Cell)

The duties of this office are to investigate deaths that occur in Walker County, sign Death Certificates, make decisions on cause and manner of death, and preside over Inquest Court proceedings.

In Walker County, Death Records are kept at the Georgia Department of Public Health’s Northwest District. Their number is 706-638-5577. They are located at 603 East Villanow Street in LaFayette. Copies are $25 for the first copy and $5 for each additional copy requested on the same day. You need a Picture ID and there are limitations on who can obtain these records.

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