Texas County History and Listings

Texas County History and Listings

Our county-by-county listing of Texas has contact information and dates vital records for historic and modern-day counties.

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Anderson
500 N. Church St., Palestine, TX 75801
(903) 723-7432, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txanders
Incorporated: Mar. 24, 1846
Parent county: Houston
Birth records: start in 1903, kept at the District Court
Marriage: 1846, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Divorce: 1898, District Clerk
Land: 1846, County Clerk
Probate: 1846, County Clerk
Court: 1846, District Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1919-1947. District Clerk has naturalization records 1874-1928.

Andrews
215 NW First St., Andrews, TX 79714
(915) 524-1426, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txandrew
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar Land District
Birth records: 1910, County Clerk
Marriage: 1910, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Land: 1884, County Clerk
Probate: 1911, County Clerk
Court: 1910, County Clerk

Angelina
Box 908, Lufkin, TX 75902
(936) 634-8339, http://www.angelinacountygenealogy.com
Incorporated: Apr. 22, 1846
Parent county: Nacogdoches
Birth records: start in 1875, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: 1847, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1847, County Clerk & District Court
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1846-1887, marriage records 1846-1917, and probate records 1850-1934.

Aransas
301 N. Live Oak St., Rockport, TX 78382
(361) 790-0122, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txaransa
Incorporated: Sep. 18, 1871
Parent county: Refugio
Birth records: start in 1871, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1871, County Clerk
Death: 1871, County Clerk
Land: 1871, County Clerk
Probate: 1860, County Clerk
Court: 1871, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has naturalization records 1908-1913.

Archer
Box 427, Archer City, TX 46351
(940) 574-4302, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txarcher
Incorporated: Jan. 22, 1858
Parent county: Clay
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1927, County Clerk
Divorce: 1881, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has court records 1881-1941, land records 1855-1901, naturalization records 1811-1957, and probate records 1875-1936.

Armstrong
Box 309, Claude, TX 79019
(806) 226-2081, http://www.co.armstrong.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1890, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1883, County Clerk
Probate: 1890, County Clerk
Court: 1898, County Clerk

Atascosa
#1 Courthouse Circle, Ste. 102, Jourdanton, TX 78026
(830) 767-2511
Incorporated: Jan. 25, 1856
Parent counties: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1856, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: 1857, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1857-1910 and naturalization records 1888-1903. County Clerk has land records 1856-1907, marriage records 1856-1911, and probate records 1873-1910.

Austin
1 E. Main St., Bellville, TX 77418
(979) 865-5911, http://www.austincounty.com
Incorporated: March 27, 1837
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1824, County Clerk
Divorce: 1839, District Court
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1837-1920, military discharge records 1918-1951, naturalization records 1849-1936, and probate records 1837-1977. District Clerk has court records 1839-1940.

Bailey
300 S. First St., Ste. 200, Muleshoe, TX 79347
(806) 272-3044, http://www.co.bailey.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1919, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1919, County Clerk
Divorce: 1919, District Clerk
Land: 1919, County Clerk
Probate: 1919, County Clerk
Court: 1919, County Clerk
Notes: Became an independent county in 1919. Previously Bailey County was attached to Jack County 1876-1881, Baylor County 1881-1887, Hale County 1887-1892 and Castro County 1892-1919.

Bandera
Box 823, Bandera, TX 78003
(830) 796-3332, http://www.banderacounty.org
Incorporated: Jan. 26, 1856
Parent counties: Bexar, Uvalde
Birth records: start in 1926, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: 1856, District Clerk
Death: 1904, County Clerk
Court: 1857, District Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1873-1876, land records 1856-1906, marriage records 1856-1931, and probate records 1856-1970.

Bastrop
Box 577, Bastrop, TX 78602
(512) 332-7234, http://www.co.bastrop.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 18, 1837
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality (Municipality of Mina)
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1837-1952 and divorce records 1901-1942. County Clerk has land records 1837-1920, marriage records 1851-1974, military discharge records 1917-1943, naturalization records 1837-1941, and probate records 1837-1974.

Baylor
101 S. Washington, Seymour, TX 76380
(940) 889-3322, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txbaylor/baylor.htm
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent county: Fannin Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: 1881, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Probate: 1880, County Clerk
Court: 1880, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has marriage records 1879-1920.

Bee
105 W. Corpus Christi St., Rm. #108, Beeville, TX 78102
(361) 362-3245, http://www.co.bee.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 8, 1857
Parent counties: Goliad, Refugio, Live Oak, San Patricio, Karnes
Birth records: 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court and divorce records 1858-1895. County Clerk has land records 1858-1892, marriage records 1860-1911, and probate records 1859-1895.

Bell
550 E. Second St.,Box 480, Belton, TX 76513
(254) 933-5160, http://www.bellcountytx.com
Incorporated: Jan. 22, 1850
Parent county: Milam
Marriage records: start in 1850, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: 1893, District Court Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1850, County Clerk
Probate: 1850, County Clerk
Court: 1852, District Court Clerk
Military: unknown start, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1873-1876. Clerk of District Court has naturalization records 1886-1920.

Bexar
100 Dolorosa St. Suite 104, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 335-2216, http://www.bexar.org
Incorporated: Dec. 20, 1836
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality (established 1731), Department of

Bejar
Marriage records: start in 1837, kept by the County Clerk
Land: 1736, County Clerk
Probate: 1837, County Clerk
Court: 1836, District Clerk
Military: 1919, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1837-1967, death records 1902-1967, and naturalization records 1850-1906. County Clerk also has Spanish Church records from 1737-1859 and Spanish City Council minutes from 1815-1820.

Blanco
Box 65, Johnson City, TX 78636
(830) 868-7357, http://www.co.blanco.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 12, 1858
Parent counties: Gillespie, Comal, Burnet, Hays
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Probate: 1876, County Clerk
Court: 1876, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has divorce and land records 1875-1959, marriage records 1876-1974, military records 1917-1943, and naturalization records 1880-1924.

Borden
Box 124, Gail, TX 79738
(806) 756-4312, http://www.co.borden.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bosque
Birth records: 1900, County Clerk
Marriage: 1891, County Clerk
Divorce: 1891, County Clerk
Death: 1900, County Clerk
Land: 1880, County Clerk
Probate: 1894, County Clerk
Court: 1891, County Clerk

Bosque
Box 617, Meridian, TX 76665
(254) 435-2201, http://www.bosquecounty.us
Incorporated: Feb. 4, 1854
Parent counties: McLennan, Milan
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1860, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1860, County Clerk
Probate: 1860, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1856-1980 and naturalization records 1887-1914.

Bowie
Box 248, New Boston, TX 75570
(903) 628-6742, http://www.co.bowie.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 17, 1840
Parent county: Red River
Military Records: unknown start, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1941, death records 1903-1966, land records 1889-1908, marriage records 1889-1952, and probate records 1889-1931. Clerk of District Court has court records 1883-1931 and divorce records 1883-1942.

Brazoria
111 E. Locust St. Suite 200, Angleton, TX 77515
(979) 864-1355, http://www.brazoria-county.com
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality
Birth records: start in 1901, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1837, County Clerk
Military: 1919, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has court records 1867-1915, marriage records 1829-1948, and probate records 1826-1916.

Brazos
300 E. 26th St. Suite 120, Bryan, TX 77803
(979) 361-4128, http://www.co.brazos.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 30, 1841
Parent counties: Washington, Robertson
Birth records: start in 1900, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1843, County Clerk
Death: 1900, County Clerk
Land: 1841, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1841-1924. County Clerk has naturalization records 1872-1941; probate records 1844-1947. Formerly Navasota County. Name changed to Brazos Jan. 28, 1842.

Brewster
Box 119, Alpine, TX 79831
(432) 837-3366, http://brewstercountytx.com
Incorporated: Feb. 2, 1887
Parent county: Presidio
Divorce Records: 1887, District Court
Land: 1887, County Clerk
Probate: 1887, County Clerk
Court: 1887, District Clerk
Military: 1900, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1912, 1915-1946, death records 1903-1971, and marriage records 1887-1965.

Briscoe
Box 555, Silverton, TX 79257
(806) 823-2134, http://www.co.briscoe.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1892, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1892, County Clerk
Probate: 1892, County Clerk
Court: 1892, County Clerk

Brooks
Box 427, Falfurrias, TX 78355
(361) 325-5604, http://www.co.brooks.tx.us
Incorporated: March 11, 1911
Parent counties: Starr, Zapata, Hidalgo
Birth records: start in 1911, kept by the County Clerk
Land: 1848, County Clerk
Court: 1911, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has death records 1911-1971, marriage records 1911-1951, military discharge records 1919-1947, and probate records 1911-1990. Land records from 1848-1911 are transcribed from Hidalgo County records.

Brown
200 S. Broadway St., Brownwood, TX 76801
(325) 643-2594, http://www.browncountytx.org
Incorporated: Aug. 27, 1856
Parent counties: Travis, Comanche
Court records: 1884, District Clerk
Military: 1880, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1969, death records 1903-1987, land records 1880-1919, marriage records 1880-1937, military discharge records 1917-1985, and probate records 1880-1964. District Clerk has divorce records 1906-1938.

Buchanan
Incorporated: Jan. 22, 1858
Parent county: Bosque
Notes: See Stephens County. Name changed to Stephens Dec. 17, 1861.

Burleson
100 W. Buck Street, Suite 203, Caldwell, TX 77836
(979) 567-2329, http://www.co.burleson.tx.us
Incorporated: March 24, 1846
Parent counties: Milam, Washington
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1846, County Clerk
Land: 1846, County Clerk
Probate: 1847, County Clerk
Court: 1845, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has death records 1903-1941. District Clerk has divorce records 1856-1891, 1899-1908.

Burnet
220 S. Pierce St., Burnet, TX 78611
(512) 756-5406, http://www.burnetcountytexas.org
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1852
Parent counties: Travis, Bell, Williamson
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1852, County Clerk
Divorce: 1867, District Clerk
Probate: 1852, County Clerk
Court: 1854, District Clerk
Burial: 1852, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has death records 1903-1917, land records 1852-1927, and military discharge records 1919-1968. District Clerk has naturalization records 1852-1906.

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Caldwell
Box 906, Lockhart, TX 78644
(512) 398-1804, http://www.co.caldwell.tx.us
Incorporated: March 6, 1848
Parent county: Gonzales
Birth records: start in 1915, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1848, County Clerk
Death: 1915, County Clerk
Land: 1846, County Clerk
Probate: 1849, County Clerk
Court: 1848, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1873-1876, 1903-1912, death records 1903-1915, military discharge records 1918-1931, and naturalization records 1853-1925. District Clerk has divorce records 1896-1944.

Calhoun
211 S. Ann St., Port Lavaca, TX 77979
(361) 553-4411, http://www.calhouncotx.org
Incorporated: April 4, 1846
Parent counties: Victoria, Matagorda, Jackson
Land records: 1846, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records from mid-1800s, marriage records 1846-1919, and probate records 1846-1968. District Clerk has court records 1847-1914 and naturalization records 1851-1914.

Callahan
100 W. 4th St., Suite 104, Baird, TX 79504
(325) 854-5815, http://www.co.callahan.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Bexar, Travis, Bosque
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1878, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, District/County Clerk
Land: 1878, County Clerk
Probate: 1879, County Clerk
Court: 1879, County Clerk

Cameron
Box 2178, Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 554-0815, http://www.co.cameron.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 12, 1848
Parent county: Nueces
Birth records: 1903, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1849, District Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has divorce records 1849-1914. County Clerk has land records 1848-1911, marriage and probate records 1848-1912, and naturalization records 1876-1930.

Camp
126 Church St., Pittsburg, TX 75686
(903) 856-2731, http://www.co.camp.tx.us
Incorporated: April 6, 1874
Parent county: Upshur
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1874, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1874, County Clerk
Probate: 1874, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1874-1974 and divorce records 1911-1943.

Carson
Box 487, Panhandle, TX 79068
(806) 537-3873, http://www.co.carson.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1888, County Clerk
Divorce: 1902, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1883, County Clerk
Probate: 1907, County Clerk

Cass
Box 449, Linden, TX 75563
(903) 756-5071, http://www.co.cass.tx.us
Incorporated: April 25, 1846
Parent county: Bowie
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1847, County Clerk
Divorce: 1841, District Court
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1846, County Clerk
Probate: 1846, County Clerk
Court: 1841, District Clerk
Notes: Name changed to Davis Dec. 17, 1861; and back to Cass May 16, 1871. County Clerk has delayed birth records from 1873.

Castro
100 E. Bedford St., Room 101, Dimmitt, TX 79027
(806) 647-3338, http://www.co.castro.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1892, County Clerk
Divorce: 1892, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1911, County Clerk
Probate: 1948, County Clerk
Court: 1892, County Clerk
Military: 1917, County Clerk

Chambers
404 Washington Ave.,Box 728, Anahuac, TX 77514
(409) 267-2418, http://www.co.chambers.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 12, 1858
Parent counties: Jefferson, Liberty
Birth records: 1903, County Clerk
Divorce: 1910, County Clerk
Death: 1908, County Clerk
Land: 1875, County Clerk
Court: 1875, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1875-1902, marriage records 1876-1916 and probate records 1876-1945.

Cherokee
Box 420, Rusk, TX 75785
(903) 683-2350, http://www.co.cherokee.tx.us
Incorporated: April11, 1846
Parent county: Nacogdoches
Divorce Records: 1879, County Clerk
Court: 1867, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1987, death records 1903-1935, land records 1846-1901, marriage records 1846-1934, and probate records 1839-1934.

Childress
Courthouse,Box 4, Childress, TX 79201
(940) 937-6143, http://www.co.childress.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Donley
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1893, County Clerk
Divorce: 1900, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1895, County Clerk
Probate: 1894,County Clerk
Court: 1900, County Clerk
Notes: Courthouse fire Oct. 21, 1891 destroyed many documents.

Clay
100 N. Bridge St., Henrietta, TX 76365
(940) 538-4631, http://www.co.clay.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 24, 1857
Parent county: Cooke
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1874-1945, divorce records 1925-1943, and naturalization records 1879-1917. County Clerk has land records 1873-1891, marriage records 1870-1946, and probate records 1873-1961. County was dissolved in 1862, then reorganized in 1873.

Cochran
100 N. Main, Room 102, Morton, TX 79346
(806) 266-5450, http://www.co.cochran.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar, Young
Birth records: start in 1926, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1924, County Clerk
Divorce: 1926, County Clerk
Death: 1926, County Clerk
Land: 1884, County Clerk
Probate: 1926, County Clerk
Court: 1926, County Clerk

Coke
13 E. 7th St., Robert Lee, TX 76945
(325) 453-2631, http://www.co.coke.tx.us
Incorporated: March13, 1889
Parent county: Tom Green
Divorce Records: 1891, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1872, County Clerk
Probate: 1891, County Clerk
Court: 1891, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1910, 1926-1990, and marriage records 1890-2000.

Coleman
100 W. Liveoak St. Suite 105, Coleman, TX 76834
(325) 625-2889, http://www.co.coleman.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Travis, Brown
Birth records: start in 1900, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1873, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1900, County Clerk
Land: 1846, County Clerk
Probate: 1876, County Clerk
Court: 1976, County Clerk
Military: 1918, County Clerk

Collin
2300 Bloomdale Rd., #2104, McKinney, TX 75071
(972) 548-4139, http://www.co.collin.tx.us
Incorporated: April 3, 1846
Parent county: Fannin
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1846, County Clerk
Divorce: 1846, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land:1846, County Clerk
Probate: 1846, County Clerk
Court: 1846, District Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1919-1943. District Clerk has naturalization records 1893-1902.

Collingsworth
800 W. Ave.,Box 10, Wellington, TX 79095
(806) 447-2408, http://www.co.collingsworth.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District, Young Land District
Birth records: 1891, County Clerk
Marriage: 1890, County Clerk
Divorce: 1903, County Clerk
Death: 1892, County Clerk
Land: unknown start, County Clerk
Court: 1903, County Clerk

Colorado
400 Spring Street, Suite 103, Columbus, TX 78934
(979) 732-2155, http://www.co.colorado.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality
Notes: County Clerk has marriage records 1837-1879.
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1966, County Clerk
Divorce: 1837, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1908, County Clerk
Probate: 1837, County Clerk
Court: 1937, District Clerk

Comal
150 N. Seguin Suite 101, New Braunfels, TX 78130
(830) 221-1230, http://www.co.comal.tx.us
Incorporated: March 24, 1846
Parent counties: Bexar, Gonzales, Travis
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1846-1901, marriage records, military discharge records 1919-1956, naturalization records 1847-1926, and probate records 1846-1981. District Clerk has court records 1946-1944.

Comanche
101 West Central, Comanche, TX 76442
(325) 356-2655, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcomanc/comanche.htm
Incorporated: Jan. 25, 1856
Parent counties: Bosque, Coryell
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1856, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1859, County Clerk
Probate: 1897, County Clerk
Court: 1858, County Clerk

Concho
Box 98, Paint Rock, TX 76866
(325) 732-4322, http://www.co.concho.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent county: Bexar
Birth records: start in 1800, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1879, County Clerk
Divorce: 1907, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1879, County Clerk
Probate: 1879, County Clerk
Court: 1907, County Clerk

Cooke
100 S. Dixon St., Gainesville, TX 76240
(940) 668-5420, http://www.co.cooke.tx.us
Incorporated: March 20, 1848
Parent county: Fannin
Birth records: 1903, County Clerk
Marriage: 1849, County Clerk
Divorce: 1850, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1850, County Clerk
Probate: 1848, County Clerk
Court: 1850, District Clerk

Coryell
Box 237, Gatesville, TX 76528
(254) 865-5911, http://www.coryellcounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 4, 1854
Parent county: Bell
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1852, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1856-1978. County Clerk has marriage records 1854-1956, military discharge records for 1919, naturalization records 1887-1926, and probate records 1854-1934.

Cottle
Box 717, Paducah, TX 79248
(806) 492-3823, http://www.co.cottle.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Fannin
Birth records: 1892, County Clerk
Marriage: 1892, County Clerk
Divorce: 1892, County Clerk
Death: 1892, County Clerk
Land: 1892, County Clerk
Probate: 1892, County Clerk
Court: 1892, County Clerk

Crane
Box 578, Crane, TX 79731
(432) 558-3581, http://www.co.crane.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 26, 1887
Parent county: Tom Green
Birth records: 1928, County Clerk
Marriage: 1927, County Clerk
Divorce: 1927, County Clerk
Death: 1927, County Clerk
Land: 1927, County Clerk
Probate: 1927, County Clerk
Court: 1927, County Clerk

Crockett
Drawer C, Ozona, TX 76943
(325) 392-2022, http://www.co.crockett.tx.us
Incorporated: Jul. 1, 1891
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1891, County Clerk
Divorce: 1892, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Probate: 1892, County Clerk
Court: 1892, County Clerk

Crosby
201 W. Aspen Suite 102, Crosbyton, TX 79322
(806) 675-2334, http://www.co.crosby.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar, Young
Divorce Records: 1887, District Clerk
Land: 1886, County Clerk
Probate: 1887, County Clerk
Court: 1887, District Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1946, death records 1903-1971, and marriage records 1886-1953.

Culberson
Box 158, Van Horn, TX 79855
(432) 283-2058, http://www.co.culberson.tx.us
Incorporated: March10, 1911
Parent county: El Paso
Birth records: start in 1911, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1911, County Clerk
Divorce: 1911, County Clerk
Death: 1911, County Clerk
Land: 1911, County Clerk
Probate: 1911, County Clerk
Court: 1911, County Clerk

Dallam
Box 1352, Dalhart, TX 79022
(806) 244-4751, http://www.dallam.org/county
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1891, County Clerk
Divorce: 1892, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1876, County Clerk
Probate: 1900, County Clerk
Court: 1891, County Clerk

Dallas
509 Main St., Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 653-7099, http://www.dallascounty.org
Incorporated: March 30, 1846
Parent counties: Nacogdoches, Robertson
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1846, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1880, County Clerk
Probate: 1848, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records and divorce records 1846-1939 and naturalization records 1872-1912.

Dawson
Box 1268, Lamesa, TX 79331
(806) 872-3778, http://www.co.dawson.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 13, 1905
Parent county: Howard
Birth records: start in1905, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: 1920, District Clerk
Land: 1905, County Clerk
Probate: 1905, County Clerk
Court: 1920, District Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has death records 1918-1971 and marriage records 1905-1953.

De Witt
307 N. Gonzales St., Cuero, TX 77954
(361) 275-0864, http://www.co.dewitt.tx.us
Incorporated: March 24, 1846
Parent counties: Goliad, Gonzales, Victoria
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1846, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1846, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1852-1912. County Clerk has naturalization records 1851-1929; probate records 1846-1938.

Deaf Smith
235 E. Third, Room 203, Hereford, TX 79045
(806) 363-7077, http://www.co.deaf-smith.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1891, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1882, County Clerk
Probate: 1891, County Clerk
Court: 1891, District Clerk
Military: 1919, County Clerk

Delta
200 W. Dallas Ave., Cooper, TX 75432
(903) 395-4400 ext. 222, http://www.co.delta.tx.us
Incorporated: Jul. 29, 1870
Parent counties: Hopkins, Lamar
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: ca. 1916, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has court records 1872-1918, land records 1871-1886, marriage records 1871-1970, probate records 1872-1946.

Denton
1450 E. McKinney Suite 1103, Denton, TX 76209
(940) 349-2012, http://www.co.denton.tx.us
Incorporated: 11 April 11, 1846
Parent county: Fannin
Birth records: start in 1904, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1904, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1877-1954 and divorce records 1876-1931. County Clerk has land records 1854-1902, marriage records 1875-1905, and probate records 1876-1931. Courthouse burned in 1875; a few records were saved.

Dickens
Box 120, Dickens, TX 79229
(806) 623-5531, http://www.co.dickens.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1892, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1891, County Clerk
Divorce: 1891, County Clerk
Death: 1892, County Clerk
Land: 1884, County Clerk
Probate: 1891, County Clerk
Court: 1891, County Clerk

Dimmit
Courthouse, 103 N. 5th St., Carrizo Springs, TX 78834
(830) 876-4209, http://www.dimmitcountytx.com
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Uvalde, Bexar, Maverick, Webb
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1880, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records, divorce records, and naturalization records 1881-1931. County Clerk has land records 1880-1912 and probate records 1881-1952.

Donley
300 S. Sully, Drawer U, Clarendon, TX 79226
(806) 874-3436, http://www.co.donley.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1882, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1882, County Clerk
Probate: 1882, County Clerk
Court: 1882, County Clerk

Duval
Box 248, San Diego, TX 78384
(361) 279-3322, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txduval
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Live Oak, Starr, Neuces
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1879-1908. County Clerk has land records 1877-1919, probate records 1877-1883, 1887-1901, and marriage records 1877-1902.

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Eastland
100 W. Main #102,Box 110, Eastland, TX 76448
(254) 629-1583, http://www.eastlandcountytexas.com
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Bosque, Coryell, Travis
Marriage records: 1874, County Clerk
Divorce: 1903, District Court
Land: 1870, County Clerk
Probate: 1882, County Clerk
Military: 1919, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records and death records from 1903-1930 and 1940-1950.

Ector
300 N. Grant Ave., Room 111, Odessa, TX 79761
(432) 498-4130, http://www.co.ector.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 26, 1887
Parent county: Tom Green
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Land: 1896, County Clerk
Court: 1896, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has death records 1903-1971, marriage records 1891-1994, and probate records 1891-1945.

Edwards
Box 184, Rocksprings, TX 78880
(830) 683-2235, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txedward
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1888, County Clerk
Divorce: 1884, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1888, County Clerk
Probate: 1888, County Clerk
Court: 1888, County Clerk

El Paso
500 E. San Antonio St., Room 105, El Paso, TX 79901
(915) 546-2071, http://www.co.el-paso.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 3, 1850
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1866, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1856, County Clerk
Probate: 1866, County Clerk
Court: 1861, County Clerk

Ellis
Box 250, Waxahachie, TX 75168
(972) 923-5070, http://www.co.ellis.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 20, 1849
Parent county: Navarro
Marriage records: 1850, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1936, death records 1903-1982, land records 1845-1901, military discharge records 1919-1980, and probate records 1850-1946. District Clerk has court records 1850-1931, divorce records 1899-1936, and naturalization records 1854-1935.

Encinal
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent county: Webb
Notes: See Webb County. Never organized. Discontinued March 12, 1899 and returned to Webb County.

Erath
100 W. Washington St., Stephenville, TX 76401
(254) 965-1482, http://co.erath.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 25, 1856
Parent counties: Bosque, Coryell
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1942, death records 1903-1992, land records 1867-1902, marriage records 1869-1956, naturalization records 1886-1910, and probate records 1866-1934. District Clerk has court records 1866-1977 and divorce records 1866-1985.

Falls
Box 458, Marlin, TX 76661
(254) 883-1408, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txfalls
Incorporated: Jan. 28, 1850
Parent counties: Limestone, Milam
Birth records: start in 1904, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1904, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1851-1906, divorce records 1869-1950, and naturalization records 1855-1926. County Clerk has land records 1850-1904, marriage records 1854-1946, and probate records 1851-1935.

Fannin
101 E. Sam Rayburn Dr., #102, Bonham, TX 75418
(903) 583-7488, http://www.co.fannin.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 14, 1837
Parent county: Red River
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth Records 1874-1876, court records 1840-1889, death records 1903-1973, land records 1838-1886, marriage records 1852-1917, and probate records 1838-1888.

Fayette
Box 59, La Grange, TX 78945
(979) 968-3251, http://www.co.fayette.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 18, 1838
Parent counties: Colorado, Mina
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court and divorce records 1838-1936. County Clerk has land records 1838-1901, marriage records 1838-1942, naturalization records 1850-1936, and probate records 1838-1934.

Fisher
Box 368, Roby, TX 79543
(325) 776-2401, http://www.co.fisher.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar Territory, Young Territory
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1886, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1886, County Clerk
Probate: 1886, County Clerk
Court: 1886, County Clerk

Floyd
105 S. Main St., Room 101, Floydada, TX 79235
(806) 983-4900, http://www.txfloyd.org
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar Territory, Young Territory
Divorce Records: unknown start, District Clerk
Land: 1890, County Clerk
Probate: 1890, County Clerk
Court: 1890, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1946, death records 1903-1971, and marriage records 1890-1955.

Foard
Box 539, Crowell, TX 79227
(940) 684-1365, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txfoard
Incorporated: March 3, 1891
Parent counties: Hardeman, Knox, King, Cottle
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1891, County Clerk
Divorce: 1891, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1891, County Clerk
Probate: 1891, County Clerk
Court: 1891, County Clerk

Fort Bend
301 Jackson St., Richmond, TX 77469
(281) 341-8685, http://www.co.fort-bend.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 29, 1837
Parent counties: Austin, Harris, Bazoria
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1838, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1838, County Clerk
Probate: 1838, County Clerk
Court: 1838, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has naturalization records 1854-1929.

Franklin
200 N. Kaufman Street, Mount Vernon, TX 75457
(903) 537-4252, http://co.franklin.tx.us
Incorporated: 6 March 6, 1875
Parent county: Titus
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1875, County Clerk
Divorce: 1875, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1845, County Clerk
Probate: 1875, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk also has deeds for Red River County.

Freestone
Box 1010, Fairfield, TX 75840
(903) 389-2635, http://www.co.freestone.tx.us
Incorporated: Sep. 6, 1850
Parent county: Limestone
Birth records: 1903, County Clerk
Marriage: 1851, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1850, County Clerk
Probate: 1851, County Clerk
Court: 1851, County Clerk

Frio
500 E. San Antonio St.,Box #6, Pearsall, TX 78061
(830) 334-2214, http://www.co.frio.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Atascosa, Bexar, Uvalde
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1871, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1871, County Clerk
Probate: 1871, County Clerk
Court: 1873, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has naturalization records 1877-1916.

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Gaines
101 S. Main St. Room 107, Seminole, TX 79360
(432) 758-4003, http://www.co.gaines.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar Territory, Young Territory
Birth records: start in 1905, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1905, County Clerk
Death: 1905, County Clerk
Land: 1905, County Clerk
Probate: 1905, County Clerk
Court: 1906, County Clerk

Galveston
Box 17253, Galveston, TX 77552
(409) 766-2210, http://www.co.galveston.tx.us
Incorporated: May.15, 1838
Parent counties: Brazoria, Liberty, Harrisburg
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1910, land records 1838-1886, marriage records 1838-1907, naturalization records 1876-1906, and probate records 1838-1930. District Clerk has court records 1839-1909.

Garza
Box 366, Post, TX 79356
(806) 495-4430, http://www.garzacounty.net
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District, Young Territory
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1907, County Clerk
Divorce: 1907, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1907, County Clerk
Probate: 1907, County Clerk
Court: 1907, County Clerk

Gillespie
101 W. Main St. #13, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 997-6515, http://www.gillespiecounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 23, 1848
Parent counties: Bexar, Travis
Birth records: start in 1846, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1850, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1849-1946 and divorce records 1850-1940. County Clerk has marriage records 1850-1965, military discharge records 1917-1919, naturalization records 1849-1936, and probate records 1850-1936.

Glasscock
Box 190, Garden City, TX 79739
(432) 354-2371, http://www.co.glasscock.tx.us
Incorporated: April 4, 1887
Parent county: Tom Green
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1893, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1893, County Clerk
Probate: 1893, County Clerk
Court: 1893, County Clerk
Notes: County Judge has recent burial records.

Goliad
Box 50, Goliad, TX 77963
(361) 645-3294, http://www.co.goliad.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1855-1866 and 1870-1907. County Clerk has divorce records 1855-1866, 1870-1907, land records 1870-1908, marriage records 1876-1911, and probate records 1871-1913.

Gonzales
Box 77, Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-2801, http://www.co.gonzales.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality
Notes: County Clerk has birth records and death records 1903-1995, land records 1837-1993, marriage records 1839-1955, and probate records 1838-1935. District Clerk has divorce records 1927-1958 and naturalization records 1887-1929. Archives and Records Center has all older records from County and District clerks, cemetery records and school census. Guadalupe, Caldwell, Comal, Lavaca, Fayette, DeWitt, Victoria, and Jackson counties formed out of Gonzales, contain old county records.

Gray
Box 1902, Pampa, TX 79065
(806) 669-8004, http://www.co.gray.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1902, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1902, County Clerk
Probate: 1902, County Clerk
Court: 1903, County Clerk

Grayson
100 W. Houston St. Suite 17, Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 813-4243, http://www.co.grayson.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1846
Parent county: Fannin Land District
Birth records: start in 1909, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1846, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1909, County Clerk
Land: 1846, County Clerk
Probate: 1846, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1836-1893. County Clerk has naturalization records 1853-1906.

Gregg
Box 3049, Longview, TX 75606
(903) 236-8430, http://www.co.gregg.tx.us
Incorporated: April 12, 1873
Parent counties: Rusk, Upshur
Death records: start in 1964, kept by the County Clerk
Probate: 1873, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1873-1946, death records 1906-1915, land records 1873-1901, and marriage records 1873-1936. District Clerk has court records 1848-1934 and divorce records 1905-1935.

Grimes
Box 209, Anderson, TX 77830
(936) 873-2111, http://www.co.gray.tx.us
Incorporated: April 6, 1846
Parent county: Montgomery
Death records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records ca. 1850-1946, land records 1846-1898, marriage records 1848-1960, and probate records 1838-1957. District Clerk has court records 1848-1934 and naturalization records 1890-1925. Four courthouses were destroyed; present courthouse was built in 1894.

Guadalupe
101 E. Court St. #206, Seguin, TX 78155
(830) 303-4188, http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us
Incorporated: March 30, 1846
Parent counties: Bexar, Gonzales
Marriage records: start in 1846, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: 1846, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1840, County Clerk
Probate: 1846, County Clerk
Court: 1848, District Clerk
Burial: 1935, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1942 and naturalization records 1887-1906.

Hale
500 Broadway #140, Plainview, TX 79072
(806) 291-5205, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhale
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1888, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1888, County Clerk
Probate: 1888, County Clerk
Court: 1888, County Clerk

Hall
512 Main St., Suite 8, Memphis, TX 79245
(806) 259-2627, http://www.hallcountytexas.com
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District, Young
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1890, County Clerk
Divorce: 1890, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1890, County Clerk
Probate: 1890, County Clerk
Court: 1890, County Clerk

Hamilton
102 N. Rice St., Suite 107, Hamilton, TX 76531
(254) 386-3518, http://www.co.hamilton.tx.us
Incorporated: June 22, 1858
Parent counties: Bosque, Comanche, Lampasas
Divorce records: 1870, District Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1985, death records 1903-1941, land records 1866-1844, marriage records 1876-1935, and probate records 1870-1948. District Clerk has court records 1870-1930 and naturalization records 1880-1927.

Hansford
15 NW Court, Spearman, TX 79081
(806) 659-4110, http://www.co.hansford.tx.us
Parent county: Bexar Land District, Young
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1889, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1889, County Clerk
Probate: 1889, County Clerk
Court: 1889, County Clerk

Hardeman
Box 30, Quanah, TX 79252
(940) 663-2961, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhardem
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Fannin Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1885, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1884, County Clerk
Probate: 1885, County Clerk
Court: 1885, County Clerk

Hardin
Box 38, Kountze, TX 77625
(409) 246-5185, http://www.co.hardin.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 22, 1858
Parent counties: Jefferson, Liberty
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1871, 1879-1925. County Clerk has land records 1858-1894, marriage records 1862-1920, and probate records 1886-1936.

Harris
Box 1148, Houston, TX 77251
(713) 755-6411, http://www.co.harris.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 30, 1835
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1837, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1872-1910. County Clerk has land records 1837-1886, naturalization records 1855-1906, and probate records 1837-1891. Name changed to Harrisburg County in 1836. Name changed to Harris Dec. 28, 1839.

Harrisburg
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality
Notes: See Harris County. Name changed to Harris Dec. 28, 1839.

Harrison
Box 1365, Marshall, TX 75671
(903) 935-8403, http://www.co.harrison.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 28, 1839
Parent county: Shelby
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1840-1886, marriage records 1860-1936, and probate records 1840-1934. District Clerk has court records 1840-1934, divorce records 1903-1943, and naturalization records 1850-1916.

Hartley
Box T, Channing, TX 79018
(806) 235-3582, http://www.co.hartley.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District, Young
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1891, County Clerk
Divorce: 1891, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1891, County Clerk
Probate: 1891, County Clerk
Court: 1891, County Clerk

Haskell
Box 725, Haskell, TX 79521
(817) 864-2451, http://www.co.haskell.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Fannin, Milam
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1885, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Court
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1885, County Clerk
Probate: 1885, County Clerk
Court: 1885, County Clerk

Hays
137 N. Guadalupe St., San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 393-7330, http://www.co.hays.tx.us
Incorporated: March 1, 1848
Parent county: Travis
Birth records: start in 1865, kept by the County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1850-1864, 1874-1876, 1881-1939, divorce records 1896-1929, and naturalization records 1876-1906. County Clerk has death records 1903-1934, land records 1848-1905, marriage records 1848-1931, military discharge records 1908-1944, and probate records 1848-1950.

Hemphill
Box 867, Canadian, TX 79014
(806) 323-6212, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhemphi
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar Territory, Young Territory, Clay County
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1887, County Clerk
Divorce: 1887, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1887, County Clerk
Probate: 1887, County Clerk
Court: 1887, County Clerk

Henderson
Box 632, Athens, TX 75751
(903) 675-6140, http://www.co.henderson.tx.us
Incorporated: April 27, 1846
Parent counties: Houston, Nacogdoches
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Court: 1847, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has death records 1908-1938, 1941-1965, land records 1847-1901, marriage records 1847-1854, 1860-1941, and probate records 1846-1936.

Hidalgo
Box 87, Edinburg, TX 78540
(210) 318-2100, http://www.co.hidalgo.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 24, 1852
Parent county: Cameron
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1852, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1853-1912 and divorce records 1853-1912. County Clerk has land records 1852-1912, marriage records 1852-1957, and probate records 1852-1911.

Hill
Box 398, Hillsboro, TX 76645
(817) 582-2161, http://www.co.hill.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 7, 1853
Parent county: Navarro
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1935, land records 1857-1901, death records 1903-1938, marriage records 1873-1934, and probate records 1853-1934. District Clerk has court records 1867-1932, divorce records 1896-1947, and naturalization records 1896-1913. Courthouse burned between 1874 and 1878.

Hockley
800 Houston St., Levelland, TX 79336
(806) 894-3185, http://www.co.hockley.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar Land District, Young
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1921, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1921, County Clerk
Probate: 1921, County Clerk
Court: 1921, County Clerk
Notes: Attached to Lubbock County from 1891-1921.

Hood
101 Pearl St.,Box 339, Granbury, TX 76048
(817) 579-3222, http://www.co.hood.tx.us
Incorporated: Nov. 3, 1865
Parent county: Johnson
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1995, death records 1903-1998, divorce records 1908-1946, land records 1875-1910, marriage records 1854-2002, and probate records 173-1936. District Clerk has court records 1875-1943. Hood Public Library in Granbury has many records of the late Judge Henry Davis.

Hopkins
Box 288, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
(903) 885-3929, http://www.hopkinscountytx.org
Incorporated: March 25, 1846
Parent counties: Lamar, Nacogdoches
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1846-1911. County Clerk has divorce records 1846-1911, land records 1846-1887, marriage records 1846-1920, and probate records 1846-1946.

Houston
Box 370, Crockett, TX 75835
(936) 544-3255 ext. 2, http://www.co.houston.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Nacogdoches
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1903, County Clerk
Divorce: 1920, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1882, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1865-1909, probate records 1859-1945. District Clerk has naturalization records 1880-1925.

Howard
300 Main St.,Box 1468, Big Spring, TX 79721
(915) 369-2301, http://www.co.howard.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar Land District, Young
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1882, County Clerk
Divorce: 1883, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1882, County Clerk
Probate: 1882, County Clerk
Court: 1882, County Clerk

Hudspeth
Drawer A, Sierra Blanca, TX 79851
(915) 369-2301, http://www.co.hudspeth.tx.us/ips/cms
Incorporated: Feb. 16, 1917
Parent county: El Paso
Divorce Records: 1917, County Clerk
Land: 1836, County Clerk
Probate: 1917, County Clerk
Court: 1917, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1917-1937, death records 1917-1971, and marriage records 1917-1960.

Hunt
2500 Lee St.,Box 1316, Greenville, TX 75403
(903) 408-4130, http://www.huntcounty.net
Incorporated: April 11, 1846
Parent counties: Fannin, Nacogdoches
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1846, County Clerk
Military: unknown start, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court and divorce records 1851-1930 and naturalization records 1851-1926. County Clerk has marriage records 1858-1912 and probate records 1847-1927.

Hutchinson
Box 1186, Stinnett, TX 79083
(806) 878-4002, http://www.co.hutchinson.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1901, County Clerk
Divorce: 1901, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1901, County Clerk
Probate: 1901, County Clerk
Court: 1901, County Clerk
Notes: County was attached to Wheeler and Carson County until it was officially organized on 13 May 1901.

Irion
Box 736, Mertzon, TX 76941
(915) 835-2421, http://www.co.irion.tx.us
Incorporated: March 7, 1889
Parent county: Tom Green
Birth records: 1901, County Clerk
Marriage: 1889, County Clerk
Divorce: 1889, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1889, County Clerk
Probate: 1889, County Clerk
Military: unknown start, County Clerk
Court: 1889, County Clerk

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Jack
100 Main St., Jacksboro, TX 76458
(817) 567-2111, http://www.jackcounty.org
Incorporated: Aug. 27, 1856
Parent county: Cooke
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1858, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1858, County Clerk
Probate: 1858, County Clerk
Court: 1858, County Clerk

Jackson
115 W. Main St. Room 203, Edna, TX 77957
(361) 782-3563, http://www.co.jackson.tx.us
Incorporated: March17, 1836
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1838-1944 and naturalization records 1903-1906. County Clerk has land records 1837-1886, marriage records 1835-1976, and probate records 1837-1944.

Jasper
Box 2070, Jasper, TX 75951
(409) 384-2632, http://www.co.jasper.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality known as Municipality of Bevil
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1850, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1849-1888, marriage records 1849-1921, and probate records 1849-1920. Fire destroyed county courthouse and records in 1849.

Jeff Davis
Box 398, Fort Davis, TX 79734
(915) 426-3251, http://www.co.jeff-davis.tx.us
Incorporated: March15, 1887
Parent county: Presidio
Divorce Records: unknown start, County Clerk
Land: 1887, County Clerk
Probate: 1887, County Clerk
Court: 1887, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1950, death records 1903-1971, and marriage records 1887-1974.

Jefferson
Box 1151, Beaumont, TX 77704
(409) 835-8475, http://www.co.jefferson.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 21, 1837
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality, Jefferson Municipality
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Military: unknown start, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1844-1896, divorce records 1896-1908, and naturalization records 1894-1906. County Court has land records 1834-1887, marriage records 1837-1926, and probate records 1838-1965.

Jim Hogg
102 E. Tilley, Box 878, Hebbronville, TX 78361
(512) 527-4031, http://www.co.jim-hogg.tx.us
Incorporated: March 31, 1913
Parent counties: Brooks, Duval
Birth records: start in 1913, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1913, County Clerk
Divorce: 1913, County Clerk
Death: 1913, County Clerk
Land: 1913, County Clerk
Probate: 1913, County Clerk
Court: 1913, County Clerk
Military: 1913, County Clerk

Jim Wells
200 N. Almond St., Box 1459, Alice, TX 78332
(512) 668-5702, http://www.co.jim-wells.tx.us
Incorporated: March 25, 1911
Parent county: Nueces
Birth records: start in 1912, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1912, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Land: 1912, County Clerk
Probate: 1912, County Clerk
Court: 1912, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has Death records 1900-2003.

Johnson
2 Main St., Box 662, Cleburne, TX 76031
(817) 556-6323, http://www.johnsoncountytx.org
Incorporated: Feb. 13, 1854
Parent counties: Ellis, Hill, Navarro, McLennan
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1985, death records 1903-1966, land records 1853-1911, marriage records 1860-1867, 1870-1942, naturalization records 1898-1904, and probate records 1854-1945. District Clerk has court records 1856-1934 and divorce records 1893-1936.

Jones
Box 552, Anson, TX 79501
(915) 823-3762, http://www.co.jones.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Bexar, Bosque
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1881, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1881, County Clerk
Probate: 1881, County Clerk
Court: 1881, District/County Clerk

Karnes
101 N. Panna Maria St., Karnes City, TX 78118
(210) 780-3939, http://www.co.karnes.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 4, 1854
Parent counties: Bexar, DeWitt, Goliad, San Patricio, Gonzales
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1858-1910. County Clerk has land records 1855-1905, marriage records 1865-1910, naturalization records 1892-1924, and probate records 1865-1907.

Kaufman
County Courthouse 100 W. Mulberry St., Kaufman, TX 75142
(214) 932-4331 ext. 2, http://www.kaufmancounty.net
Incorporated: Feb. 26, 1848
Parent county: Henderson
Birth records: 1848, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1848, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1848-1931, divorce records 1901-1945, naturalization records 1908-1913. County Clerk has Death records 1903-1966, land records 1849-1911, naturalization records 1892-1893, and probate records 1848-1940.

Kendall
204 E. San Antonio St., Boerne, TX 78006
(210) 249-9343, http://www.co.kendall.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan 10, 1862
Parent counties: Kerr, Blanco
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1869-1939 and naturalization records 1876-1906. County Clerk has land records 1862-1887, marriage records 1862-1956, and probate records 1862-1977.

Kenedy
Box 1519, Sarita, TX 78385
(512) 294-5220, http://www.co.kenedy.tx.us
Incorporated: April 2, 1921
Parent counties: Willacy, Hidalgo, Cameron
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: 1911, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1911, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1845-1911, marriage records 1911-1965, and probate records 1860-1911. 1911-1921 marriages were recorded as Willacy County. Probate records and land records are transcribed from parent counties’ land records.

Kent
101 Main St., Box 9, Jayton, TX 79528
(806) 237-3881, http://www.co.kent.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar Territory, Young Territory
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1892, County Clerk
Divorce: 1892, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1892 ,County Clerk
Probate: 1892, County Clerk
Court: 1892, County Clerk

Kerr
700 Main St. Suite 122, Kerrville, TX 78028
(210) 896-2844, http://www.co.kerr.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 26, 1856
Parent county: Bexar
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1856, County Clerk
Divorce: 1856, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1856, County Clerk
Probate: 1856, County Clerk
Court: 1856, County Clerk

Kimble
501 Main St., Junction, TX 76849
(915) 446-3353, http://www.co.kimble.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 22, 1858
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1874, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1884, County Clerk
Divorce: 1884, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1884, County Clerk
Probate: 1884, County Clerk
Court: 1884, County Clerk
Notes: Kimble County was attached to Gillespie County until Sept. 6, 1875.

King
Box 135, Guthrie, TX 79236
(806) 596-4412, http://www.kingcountytx.com
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1914, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1914, County Clerk
Probate: 1914, County Clerk
Court: 1914, County Clerk

Kinney
Drawer 9, Brackettville, TX 78832
(210) 563-2521, http://www.co.kinney.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 28, 1850
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1873-1937 and naturalization records 1887-1906. County Clerk has land records 1872-1887, marriage 1872-1915, and probate records 1874-1913. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Brackettville, Texas has burial records.

Kleberg
700 E. Kleberg, Box 312, Kingsville, TX 78364
(361) 595-8548, http://www.co.kleberg.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 27, 1913
Parent county: Nueces
Birth records: start in 1913, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1913, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1913, County Clerk
Land: 1913, County Clerk
Probate: 1913, County Clerk
Court: 1913, County Clerk

Knox
Box 196, Benjamin, TX 79505
(817) 454-2441, http://www.knoxcountytexas.org
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Young, Bexar
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1886, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1886, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1886-1937 and naturalization records 1906-1936. County Clerk has probate records 1886-1975.

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La Salle
Box 340, Cotulla, TX 78014
(210) 780-2117, http://lasallecountytx.org
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent county: Bexar
Birth records: start in 1903, kept at the District/County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, District/County Clerk
Notes: District/County Clerk has court records 1881-1910, land records 1880-1896, marriage records 1880-1940, naturalization records 1882-1906, and probate records 1881-1949.

Lamar
119 N. Main St., Paris, TX 75460
(903) 737-2420, http://www.co.lamar.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 17, 1840
Parent county: Red River
Birth records: 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1841, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Probate: 1841, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1887-1927, naturalization records 1855-1925. County Clerk has land records 1841-1889.

Lamb
Box 3, Littlefield, TX 79339
(806) 385-5173, http://www.co.lamb.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1908, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1909, County Clerk
Death: 1908, County Clerk
Land: 1908, County Clerk
Probate: 1909, County Clerk
Court: 1909, County Clerk

Lampasas
Box 347, Lampasas, TX 76550
(512) 556-8271 ext. 3, http://www.co.lampasas.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1856
Parent counties: Bell, Travis, Coryell
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1872, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1877-1926 and naturalization records 1909-1914. County Clerk has marriage records 1886-1937 and probate records 1876-1937.

Lavaca
Box 326, Hallettsville, TX 77964
(512) 798-3612, http://www.co.lavaca.tx.us
Incorporated: April 6, 1846
Parent counties: Colorado, Victoria, Jackson, Gonzales, Fayette
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1870-1879, land records 1846-1889, marriage records 1847-1917, naturalization records 1856-1935, and probate records 1846-1916. District Clerk has court records 1847-1974. From 1842-1846 area was known as La Baca County.

Lee
Box 419, Giddings, TX 78942
(409) 542-3684, http://www.co.lee.tx.us
Incorporated: April14, 1874
Parent counties: Bastrop, Burleson, Washington, Fayette
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1873-1985, death records 1903-1985, land records 1874-1908, marriage records 1874-1937, and probate records 1874-1936. District Clerk has court records 1874-1932, divorce records 1901-1952, and naturalization records 1876-1936.

Leon
Box 98, Centerville, TX 75833
(903) 536-2352, http://www.co.leon.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1846
Parent county: Robertson
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: 1884, District Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1846-1937. County Clerk has death records 1903-1934, land records 1846-1903, marriage records 1885-1935, and probate records 1846-1933.

Liberty
1923 Sam Houston St., Box 369, Liberty, TX 77575
(409) 336-4670, http://www.co.liberty.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: Old Mexican municipality called Villa de la Santisima Trinidad de la

Libertad
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1874-1910. County Clerk has land records 1875-1886, marriage records 1875-1919, and probate records 1873-1917. Courthouse burned Dec. 11, 1874; records destroyed.

Limestone
200 W. State St., Box 350, Groesbeck, TX 76642
(817) 729-5504, http://www.co.limestone.tx.us
Incorporated: April 11, 1846
Parent county: Robertson
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1873, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1873-1889, marriage records 1873-1946, probate records 1876-1918, and military records for 1861 and 1936. Original county courthouse along with all county records was burned in 1873.

Lipscomb
Box 70, Lipscomb, TX 79056
(806) 862-3091, http://www.co.lipscomb.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: 1887, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1887, County Clerk
Probate: 1887, County Clerk
Court: 1887, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has marriage records 1851-1900.

Live Oak
Box 280, George West, TX 78022
(512) 449-2733, http://www.co.live-oak.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 2, 1856
Parent counties: Nueces, San Patricio
Birth records: , start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1856, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has divorce records for 1860 and 1867-1868, land records 1856-1886, marriage records 1857-1926, and probate records 1857-1903.

Llano
109 W. Sandstone, Llano, TX 78643
(915) 247-4455, http://www.co.llano.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1856
Parent county: Bexar, Gillespie
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court and divorce records 1882-1940 and naturalization records 1882-1925. County Clerk has death records 1903-1966, land records 1880-1928, marriage records 1880-1957, military discharge records 1919-1943, and probate records 1881-1955.

Loving
Box 194, Mentone, TX 79754
(915) 377-2441, http://www.lovingcountytexas.us
Parent county: Tom Green
Birth records: start in 1886, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: 1931, County Clerk
Land: 1931, County Clerk
Probate: 1931, County Clerk
Court: 1931, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has death records 1931-1951 and marriage records 1931-1974. Attached to Reeves County. Organized July 8, 1893; dissolved May 12, 1897; reorganized 1931.

Lubbock
904 Broadway, Box 10536, Lubbock, TX 79408
(806) 765-1042, http://www.co.lubbock.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1891, County Clerk
Probate: 1891, County Clerk
Court: 1891, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has marriage records 1891-1975. Attached to Crosby, Young and Baylor counties at one time. Officially formed March 10, 1891.

Lynn
Box 937, Tahoka, TX 79373
(806) 998-4750, http://www.co.lynn.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Land records: 1903, County Clerk
Probate: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1870-1946, death records 1904-1971, and marriage records 1903-1962.

Madison
Box 599, Anderson, TX 77830
(936) 348-2638, http://www.co.madison.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 27, 1853
Parent counties: Leon, Grimes, Walker
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1873, County Clerk
Probate: 1873, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1873-1904. County Clerk has marriage records 1874-1940.

Marion
Box F, Jefferson, TX 75657
(903) 665-3971, http://www.co.marion.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 8, 1860
Parent county: Cass
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1873-1876, 1903-1940, death records 1903-1940, land records 1838-1850, 1860-1900, marriage records 1860-1937, naturalization records 1871-1938,and probate records 1860-1943. District Clerk has court records 1860-1934. 1838-1850 land records transcribed from Bowie, Cass, Harrison, Red River, and Titus counties.

Martin
Box 906, Stanton, TX 79782
(915) 756-3412, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmartin
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Divorce Records: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1910, County Clerk
Land: 1885, County Clerk
Probate: 1885, County Clerk
Court: 1885, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1873-1950 and marriage records 1885-1950. Martin County was attached to Mitchell County for five months after county formation; then, Martin County was attached to Howard County until 1884.

Mason
Box 702, Mason, TX 76856
(915) 347-5253, http://us-gen.com/tx/mason
Incorporated: Jan. 22, 1858
Parent counties: Gillespie, Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1877, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1877, County Clerk
Probate: 1877, County Clerk
Court: 1877, County Clerk

Matagorda
Box 69, Bay City, TX 77404
(409) 244-7680, http://www.co.matagorda.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality called Matagorda
Birth records: start in 1903,kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1837-1947. County Clerk has land records 1837-1898, marriage records 1837-1927, and probate records 1837-1913.

Maverick
500 Quarry StBox 4050, Eagle Pass, TX 78853
(210) 773-2829, http://www.co.maverick.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 2, 1856
Parent county: Kinney
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1871-1905. County Clerk has land records 1871-1923, marriage records 1871-1917, naturalization records 1871-1926, and probate records 1876-1913.

McCulloch
County Courthouse Courthouse Sq., Brady, TX 76825
(915) 597-0733, http://www.co.mcculloch.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 27, 1856
Parent county: Bexar
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1876, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1876, County Clerk
Court: 1876, County Clerk
Probate: 1876, County Clerk

McLennan
215 N. Fifth, Box 1727, Waco, TX 76703
(817) 757-5078, http://www.co.mclennan.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 22, 1850
Parent counties: Milam, Limestone, Navarro
Death records: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1908-1917, land records 1850-1906, marriage records 1850-1916, naturalization records 1855-1907, and probate records 1861-1949. District Clerk has court records 1893-1904 and divorce records 1851-1907.

McMullen
Box 235, Tilden, TX 78072
(512) 274-3215, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmcmull
Parent counties: Bexar, Live Oak, Atascosa
Birth records: start in 1903,kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1879-1919 and naturalization records 1892-1904. County Clerk has land records 1871-1910, marriage records 1877-1918, and probate records 1877-1925. Officially organized in 1877.

Medina
County Courthouse 110 16th St., Hondo, TX 78861
(210) 741-6040, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmedina
Incorporated: Feb. 12, 1848
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1849-1909. County Clerk has land records 1848-1886, and marriage and probate records 1848-1977.

Menard
Box 1028, Menard, TX 76859
(915) 396-4682, http://www.menardtexas.com
Incorporated: Jan. 22, 1858
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1871, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1871, County Clerk
Probate: 1871, County Clerk
Court: 1871, County Clerk

Midland
200 W. Wall, Box 211, Midland, TX 79701
(915) 688-1070, http://www.co.midland.tx.us
Incorporated: March 4, 1885
Parent county: Tom Green
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1885 ,County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1885, County Clerk
Court: 1886, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has divorce records 1886-1900. County Clerk has Probate records 1886-1893.

Milam
107 W. Main, Box 191, Cameron, TX 76520
(254) 697-7049, http://www.milamcounty.org
Incorporated: March 17,1836
Parent counties: Old Mexican Municipality, Municipality of Milam
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1874, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1874, County Clerk
Probate: 1874, County Clerk
Court: 1872, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has School Census records 1909-1970.

Mills
Box 646, Goldthwaite, TX 76844
(915) 648-2711, http://www.co.mills.tx.us
Incorporated: March 15, 1887
Parent counties: Comanche, Brown, Hamilton, Lampasas
Birth records: 1903, County Clerk
Marriage: 1887, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Divorce: 1887, County Clerk
Land: 1887, County Clerk
Probate: 1887, County Clerk
Court: 1887, County Clerk

Mitchell
349 Oak St. Room 103, Colorado City, TX 79512
(915) 728-3481, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txmitche
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1881, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1881, County Clerk
Probate: 1881, County Clerk
Court: 1881, County Clerk

Montague
Box 77, Montague, TX 76251
(817) 894-2461, http://www.co.montague.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 24, 1857
Parent county: Cooke
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has court records 1876-1985, land records 1873-1926, marriage records 1873-1940, and probate records 1874-1950. District Clerk has divorce records 1921-1946 and naturalization records 1885-1927.

Montgomery
301 N. Main, Box 959, Conroe, TX 77305
(409) 539-7885, http://www.co.montgomery.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 14, 1837
Parent county: Washington
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1838, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Probate: 1839, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1839-1912. County Clerk has land records 1838-1887.

Moore
715 Dumas Ave. Room 105, Dumas, TX 79029
(806) 935-6164, http://www.co.moore.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1892, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1882, County Clerk
Probate: 1892, County Clerk
Court: 1892, County Clerk

Morris
500 Broadnax St., Daingerfield, TX 75638
(903) 645-3911, http://www.co.morris.tx.us
Incorporated: March 13, 1875
Parent county: Titus
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1875-1954. County Clerk has land records 1875-1910, marriage records 1875-1940, and probate records 1876-1955.

Motley
701 Dundee, Box 66, Matador, TX 79244
(806) 347-2334, http://www.co.motley.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1891, County Clerk
Divorce: 1891, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Probate: 1891, County Clerk
Court: 1891. County Clerk
Notes: Motley County was organized in 1891.

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Nacogdoches
101 W. Main St., Nacogdoches, TX 75961
(409) 560-7733, http://www.co.nacogdoches.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: Old Mexican Municipality, Municipality of Nacogdoches
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1837, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1826-1887, marriage records 1820-1918, and probate records 1838-1917. County Archives has military records 1820-1830.

Navarro
300 W. Third Ave., Box 423, Corsicana, TX 75151
(903) 654-3035, http://www.co.navarro.tx.us
Parent county: Robertson
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1873-1987, death records 1903-1988, land records 1846-1912, marriage records 1846-1942, and probate records 1847-1978. District Clerk has court records 1855-1936, divorce records 1905-1937, and naturalization records 1894-1914.

Newton
Box 484, Newton, TX 75966
(409) 379-5341, http://www.co.newton.tx.us
Incorporated: April 22, 1846
Parent county: Jasper
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1846, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1846-1889, marriage records 1846-1923, and probate records 1846-1920.

Nolan
Box 98, Sweetwater, TX 79556
(915) 235-2462, http://www.co.nolan.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District, Young
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1881, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1900, County Clerk
Land: 1881, County Clerk
Probate: 1881, County Clerk
Court: 1881, County Clerk

Nueces
Box 2627 Corpus Christi, TX 78403
(512) 888-0580, http://www.co.nueces.tx.us
Incorporated: April 18, 1846
Parent county: San Patricio
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1850-1910 and naturalization records 1912-1914. County Clerk has land records 1847-1902, marriage records 1846-1906, naturalization records 1852-1906, and probate records 1846-1907.

Ochiltree
511 S. Main St., Perryton, TX 79070
(806) 435-8105, http://www.co.ochiltree.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Marriage: 1889, County Clerk
Probate: 1889, County Clerk
Land: 1889, County Clerk
Court: 1889, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk

Oldham
Box 360, Vega, TX 79092
(806) 267-2667, http://www.co.oldham.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1881, County Clerk
Divorce: 1881, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1881, County Clerk
Probate: 1887, County Clerk
Court: 1881, County Clerk

Orange
801 W. Division St., Box 1536, Orange, TX 77630
(409) 882-7055, http://www.co.orange.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 5, 1852
Parent county: Jefferson
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1852-1909. County Clerk has land records 1852-1905, marriage records 1852-1921, naturalization records 1871-1909, and probate records 1852-1942.

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Palo Pinto
Box 219, Palo Pinto, TX 76484
(817) 659-1277, http://www.co.palo-pinto.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 27, 1856
Parent counties: Navarro, Bosque
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1858, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1858, County Clerk
Probate: 1858, County Clerk
Court: 1858, County Clerk

Panola
110 W. Sycamore St., Carthage, TX 75633
(903) 693-0302, http://www.co.panola.tx.us
Incorporated: March 30, 1846
Parent counties: Harrison, Shelby
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1846, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1846-1887, marriage records 1846-1950, and probate records 1846-1923.

Parker
1112 Santa Fe, Box 819, Weatherford, TX 76086
(817) 594-7461, http://www.co.parker.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 12, 1855
Parent counties: Bosque, Navarro
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1874-1931 and divorce records 1900-1944. County Clerk has land records 1874-19089, marriage records 1874-1939, naturalization records 1874-1930, and probate records 1860-1935.

Parmer
401 Third St., Box 356, Farwell, TX 79325
(806) 481-3691, http://www.co.parmer.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1907, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1907, County Clerk
Probate: 1907, County Clerk
Court: 1907, County Clerk

Pecos
103 W. Callaghan St., Fort Stockton, TX 79735
(915) 336-7555, http://www.co.pecos.tx.us
Incorporated: May 3, 1871
Parent county: Presidio
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Land: 1875, County Clerk
Probate: 1875, County Clerk
Court: 1825, District Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has death records 1903-1965 and marriage records for 1875-1951, 1983, 1991, and 1995.

Polk
101 Church St. W., Drawer 2119, Livingston, TX 77351
(409) 327-8210, http://www.co.polk.tx.us
Incorporated: March 30, 1846
Parent county: Liberty Municipality
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1848-1868, 1872-1879, and 1883-1909. County Clerk has land records 1846-1898, marriage records 1846-1937, and probate records 1840-1976.

Potter
501 S. Filmore, Box 9638, Amarillo, TX 79101
(806) 379-2275, http://www.co.potter.tx.us/home.html
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Marriage records: 1887, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Land: 1887, County Clerk
Probate: 1887, County Clerk
Court: 1889, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1941-1951.

Presidio
County Courthouse, 320 N. Highland St., Box 789, Marfa, TX 79843
(915) 729-4812, http://www.co.presidio.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 3, 1850
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1875, County Clerk
Divorce: 1876, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1876, County Clerk
Probate: 1875, County Clerk
Court: 1876, County Clerk

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Rains
100 Quitman StBox 187, Emory, TX 75440
(903) 473-2461, http://www.co.rains.tx.us
Incorporated: June 9, 1870
Parent counties: Hopkins, Hunt, Wood
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1879, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1870, County Clerk
Probate: 1880, County Clerk
Court: 1880, County Clerk

Randall
401 Fifteenth St., Box 660, Canyon, TX 79015
(806) 655-6330, http://www.randallcounty.org
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1889, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1889, County Clerk
Probate: 1889, County Clerk
Court: 1889, County Clerk
Notes: County was unorganized until 1889. 1876-1889 Randall County was attached to Jack County (1876-1879), Wheeler County (1879-1881, Oldham County (1881-1883), Donley County (1883-1885), and Oldham (1885-1889).

Reagan
Box 100, Big Lake, TX 76932
(915) 884-2442, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txreagan
Incorporated: March7, 1903
Parent county: Tom Green
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1903, County Clerk
Divorce: 1903, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1903, County Clerk
Probate: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: Some records from 1883 transferred from Tom Green County.

Real
Box 656, Leakey, TX 78873
(210) 232-5202, http://www.co.real.tx.us
Incorporated: April 3, 1913
Parent counties: Bandera, Kerr, Edwards
Birth records: start in 1913, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1913, County Clerk
Divorce: 1913, County Clerk
Death: 1913, County Clerk
Land: 1913, County Clerk
Probate: 1913, County Clerk
Court: 1913, County Clerk

Red River
Red River County Annex, 200 N. Walnut St., Clarksville, TX 75426
(903) 427-2401, http://www.co.red-river.tx.us
Incorporated: March 7, 1836
Parent county: Red River District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1840-1910 and naturalization records 1839-1927. County Clerk has land records 1838-1886, marriage records 1846-1934, and probate records 1838-1887.

Reeves
100 E. Fourteenth St., Box 867, Pecos, TX 79772
(915) 445-5467, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txreeves
Incorporated: April14, 1883
Parent county: Pecos
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1884, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1884, County Clerk
Probate: 1884, County Clerk
Court: 1885, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has some deferred birth records from the 1800s.

Refugio
808 Commerce St. Room 112, Box 736, Refugio, TX 78377
(512) 526-2233, http://www.co.refugio.tx.us
Incorporated: March17, 1836
Parent county: Refugio Municipality
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has court records 1879-1922, land records 1839-1904, marriage records 1851-1956, naturalization records 1854-1904, and probate records 1840-1909.

Roberts
Box 477, Miami, TX 79059
(806) 868-2341, http://www.co.roberts.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar County, Clay Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1889, County Clerk
Divorce: 1889, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1889, County Clerk
Probate: 1889, County Clerk
Court: 1889, County Clerk
Notes: County was organized in January 1889. From 1876-1889 Roberts was attached to Wheeler County.

Robertson
Box 1029, Franklin, TX 77856
(409) 828-4130, http://www.co.robertson.tx.us
Incorporated: Dec. 14, 1837
Parent counties: Milam, Bexar, Nacogdoches
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1838, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1838-1972 and divorce records 1903-1972. County Clerk has death records 1903-1934, land records 1838-1901, naturalization records 1874-1941, and probate records 1838-1974.

Rockwall
101 E. Rusk St., Rockwall, TX 75087
(214) 771-5141, http://www.rockwallcountytexas.com
Incorporated: March 1, 1873
Parent county: Kaufman
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1875, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1874-1978. County Clerk has land records 1873-1901 and probate records 1877-1938.

Runnels
600 Courthouse Sq., Box 189, Ballinger, TX 76821
(915) 365-2720, http://www.co.runnels.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Bexar, Travis
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1880, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1880, County Clerk
Probate: 1880, County Clerk
Court: 1881, County Clerk

Rusk
2115 N. Main St., Box 758, Henderson, TX 75653
(903) 657-0330, http://www.co.rusk.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 16, 1843
Parent county: Nacogdoches
Death records: 1903, County Clerk
Divorce: 1847, District Court
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1873-1876, 1903-1917, land records 1843-1845, 1851-1887, marriage records 1839-1917, and probate records 1847-1930. District Clerk has court records 1847-1930. Courthouse fire in 1878 destroyed some records.

Sabine
Drawer 580, Hemphill, TX 75948
(409) 787-3786, http://www.sabinecountytexas.com
Incorporated: March17, 1836
Parent county: Sabine Municipality
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1876, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1876-1891, marriage records 1875-1919, and probate records 1879-1923. Fire destroyed most pre-1875 records.

San Augustine
100 W. Columbia St., San Augustine, TX 75972
(409) 275-2452, http://www.co.san-augustine.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: San Augustine Municipality
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Court: 1837, District Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records 1833-1901, marriage records 1837-1920, and probate records 1837-1920.

San Jacinto
Box 669, Cold Spring, TX 77331
(409) 653-2324, http://www.co.san-jacinto.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 13, 1870
Parent counties: Liberty, Polk, Montgomery, Walker
Birth records: start in 1888, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1888, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1872-1954 and divorce records 1900-1931. County Clerk has land records 1870-1886, marriage records 1870-1965, and probate records 1876-1926.

San Patricio
400 W. Sinton Room 105, Box 578, Sinton, TX 78387
(512) 364-6290, http://www.co.san-patricio.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: San Patricio Municipality
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1848-1896. County Clerk has land records 1846-1896, marriage records 1859-1958, and probate records 1847-1976.

San Saba
County Courthouse 502 E. Wallace, San Saba, TX 76877
(915) 372-3614, http://www.sansabacounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1856
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1857, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1857, County Clerk
Probate: 1868, County Clerk
Court: 1868, County Clerk

Schleicher
Drawer 580, Eldorado, TX 76936
(915) 853-2833, http://www.co.schleicher.tx.us
Incorporated: April 1, 1887
Parent county: Crockett
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1901, County Clerk
Divorce: 1901, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1901, County Clerk
Probate: 1901, County Clerk
Court: 1901, County Clerk
Notes: Due to its small population, Schleicher County was attached to Kimble, then Menard County. First election of county officials occurred in 1901.

Scurry
1806 Twenty-Fifth St. Suite 300, Snyder, TX 79549
(915) 573-5332, http://www.co.scurry.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1884, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1884, County Clerk
Probate: 1884, County Clerk
Court: 1885, County Clerk
Notes: Scurry County was attached to Mitchell County until 1884.

Shackelford
225 S. Main, Box 247, Albany, TX 76430
(915) 762-2232, http://www.co.shackelford.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent county: Bosque
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1874, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1874, County Clerk
Probate: 1874, County Clerk
Court: 1875, County Clerk

Shelby
Box 498, Center, TX 75935
(409) 598-6361, http://www.co.shelby.tx.us
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent counties: Tenehaw Municipality
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1882, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1838, County Clerk
Probate: 1881, County Clerk
Court: 1882, County Clerk
Notes: County courthouse records were destroyed in fire of 1882.

Sherman
701 N. Third, Box 270, Stratford, TX 79084
(806) 396-2371, http://www.co.sherman.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1889, County Clerk
Divorce: 1889, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1889, County Clerk
Probate: 1889, County Clerk
Court: 1889, County Clerk

Smith
Box 1018, Tyler, TX 75710
(903) 535-0630, http://www.smith-county.com
Parent county: Nacogdoches District
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1873-1876, 1880-1992, death records 1903-1965, land records 1846-1901, marriage records 1848-1951, and probate records 1846-1931. District Clerk has court records 1846-1941, divorce records 1893-1951, and naturalization records ca. 1854-1912.

Somervell
Box 1098, Glen Rose, TX 76043
(254) 897-4427, http://co.somervell.tx.us
Incorporated: March 13, 1875
Parent county: Hood
Birth records: 1903, County Clerk
Marriage: 1885, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1875, County Clerk
Probate: 1875, County Clerk
Court: 1875, County Clerk

Starr
County Courthouse 401 N. Britian Room 201, Rio Grande City, TX 78582
(210) 487-2954, http://www.co.starr.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 10, 1848
Parent county: Nueces
Birth records: start in 1880, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1848-1966. County Clerk has land records 1848-1909, marriage records 1858-1974, naturalization records 1883-1902, and probate records 1848-1939.

Stephens
County Courthouse, 200 W. Walker, Breckenridge, TX 76424
(817) 559-3700, http://www.co.stephens.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 22, 1858
Parent county: Bosque
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1876, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1876, County Clerk
Probate: 1876, County Clerk
Court: 1876, County Clerk
Notes: Formerly Buchanan County. Name changed to Stephens Dec. 17, 1861.

Sterling
615 Fourth, Box 55, Sterling City, TX 76951
(915) 378-5191, http://www.co.sterling.tx.us
Incorporated: March 4, 1891
Parent county: Tom Green
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1891, County Clerk
Divorce: 1891, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1891, County Clerk
Probate: 1891, County Clerk
Court: 1891, County Clerk

Stonewall
Drawer P, Aspermont, TX 79502
(817) 989-2272, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txstonew
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar District, Young District
Birth records: 1903, County Clerk
Marriage: 1888, County Clerk
Divorce: ca. 1900, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1887, County Clerk
Probate: 1888, County Clerk
Court: 1889, County Clerk

Sutton
300 E. Oak St. Suite 3, Sonora, TX 76950
(915) 387-3815, http://www.co.sutton.tx.us
Incorporated: April1, 1887
Parent county: Crockett
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1890, County Clerk
Divorce: 1890, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1890, County Clerk
Probate: 1890, County Clerk
Court: 1890, County Clerk

Swisher
County Courthouse 119 S. Maxwell, Tulia, TX 79088
(806) 995-4121, http://www.co.swisher.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent counties: Bexar District, Young District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1890, County Clerk
Divorce: 1890, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1890, County Clerk
Probate: 1890, County Clerk
Court: 1890, County Clerk

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Tarrant
100 W. Weatherford St., Fort Worth, TX 76196
(817) 884-1195, http://www.tarrantcounty.com
Incorporated: Dec. 20, 1849
Parent county: Navarro
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1876, County Clerk
Divorce: 1887, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1850, County Clerk
Probate: 1856, County Clerk
Court: 1876, County Clerk
Notes: 1860 census is missing. All early records for Tarrant County were destroyed in courthouse fire of 1876.

Taylor
300 Oak St., Abilene, TX 79602
(325) 674-1205, http://www.taylorcountytexas.org
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent counties: Bexar, Travis
Birth records: start in 1908, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1878, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1878, County Clerk
Probate: 1878, County Clerk
Court: 1878, County Clerk

Terrell
Drawer 410, Sanderson, TX 79848
(432) 345-2391, http://www.co.terrell.tx.us
Incorporated: April 8, 1905
Parent county: Pecos
Birth records: start in 1905, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1905, County Clerk
Death: 1905, County Clerk
Land: 1905, County Clerk
Probate: 1905, County Clerk
Court: 1905, County Clerk

Terry
500 W. Main, Brownfield, TX 79316
(806) 637-8551, http://www.co.terry.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1904, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1904, County Clerk
Death: 1904, County Clerk
Land: 1904, County Clerk
Probate: 1904, County Clerk
Court: 1904, County Clerk
Notes: Attached to Young County 1876-1881, Throckmorton County 1881-1883, Howard County 1883-1889, Martin County 1889-1904.

Throckmorton
Box 309, Throckmorton, TX 76483
(940) 849-2501, http://www.co.throckmorton.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 13, 1858
Parent counties: Fannin, Bosque
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1879, County Clerk
Divorce: 1879, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1879, County Clerk
Probate: 1879, County Clerk
Court: 1879, County Clerk
Notes: 1870 census is missing. County was organized in 1879.

Titus
100 W. First St. Suite 204, Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455
(903) 577-6796, http://www.co.titus.tx.us
Incorporated: May 11, 1846
Parent counties: Red River, Bowie
Divorce Records: unknown start, District Clerk
Court: 1895, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records and death records 1903-1984, land records 1846-1906, marriage records 1895-1973, and probate records 1895-1935.

Tom Green
124 W. Beauregard Ave., San Angelo, TX 76903
(915) 659-6553, http://www.co.tom-green.tx.us
Incorporated: March 13, 1874
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1875, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1875, County Clerk
Probate: 1875, County Clerk
Court: 1875, County Clerk

Travis
1000 Guadalupe St. #222, Box 1748, Austin, TX 78767
(512) 854-9188, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txtravis
Incorporated: Jan. 25, 1840
Parent county: Bastrop
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has court records 1876-1894, land records 1840-1886, marriage records 1840-1916, naturalization records 1840-1907, and probate records 1840-1918

Trinity
Box 456, Groveton, TX 75845
(936) 642-1208, http://www.co.trinity.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 11, 1850
Parent county: Houston
Birth records: start in 1911, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1876, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1887-1901 and naturalization records 1886-1925. County Clerk has land records 1873-1886 and probate records 1876-1920. Courthouse burned in 1876; some deeds were refiled.

Tyler
116 S. Charlton St., Woodville, TX 75979
(409) 283-2281, http://www.co.tyler.tx.us
Incorporated: April 3, 1846
Parent county: Liberty
Birth records: 1838, County Clerk
Marriage: 1849, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1846, County Clerk
Probate: 1845, County Clerk
Court: unknown start, District Clerk
Burial: 1903, County Clerk

Upshur
Box 730, Gilmer, TX 75644
(903) 843-4015, http://www.countyofupshur.com
Incorporated: April 27, 1846
Parent counties: Harrison, Nacogdoches
Birth records: start in 1873, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1873, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1846, County Clerk
Probate: 1846, County Clerk
Court: 1846, County Clerk

Upton
Box 465, Rankin, TX 79778
(432) 693-2861, http://www.co.upton.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 26, 1887
Parent county: Tom Green
Birth records: start in 1910, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1910, County Clerk
Divorce: 1910, County Clerk
Death: 1910, County Clerk
Land: 1910, County Clerk
Probate: 1910, County Clerk
Court: 1910, County Clerk
Notes: County was organized in 1910.

Uvalde
100 N. Getty St., Box 284, Uvalde, TX 78802
(830) 278-6614, http://www.uvaldecounty.com
Incorporated: Feb. 8, 1850
Parent county: Bexar
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1857-1912 and naturalization records 1884-1906. County Clerk has land records 1856-1906, marriage records 1856-1919, and probate records 1857-1920. Recreated and reorganized Feb. 2, 1856.

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Val Verde
400 Pecan St., Box 1267, Del Rio, TX 78841
(830) 774-7564, http://www.historictexas.net/valverde
Incorporated: Feb. 20, 1885
Parent counties: Crockett, Kinney, Pecos
Divorce Records: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Land: 1885, County Clerk
Probate: 1885, County Clerk
Court: 1885, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth, death, and marriage records 1882-1995.

Van Zandt
121 E. Dallas St. Room 202, Canton, TX 75103
(903) 567-6503, http://www.vanzandtcounty.org
Incorporated: March 20, 1848
Parent county: Henderson
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1872-1877, 1903-1988, death records 1903-1991, land records 1848-1925, marriage records 1848-1957, and probate records 1848-1936. District Clerk has court records 1848-1935, divorce records 1899-1935, and naturalization records 1907-1920.

Victoria
Box 1968, Victoria, TX 77902
(361) 575-1478, http://www.victoriacountytx.org
Incorporated: March 17, 1836
Parent county: Guadalupe Victoria Municipality
Birth records: start in 1902, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1838, County Clerk
Divorce: 1838, District Clerk
Death: 1902, County Clerk
Land: 1838, County Clerk
Probate: 1838, County Clerk
Court: 1867, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has naturalization records 1849-1887, 1895, 1897, and 1904. County Clerk has naturalization records 1888-1906.

Walker
1100 University Ave., Box 210, Huntsville, TX 77342
(936) 436-4922, http://www.co.walker.tx.us
Incorporated: April 6, 1846
Parent county: Montgomery
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1846, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1847-1902 and naturalization records 1857-1920. County Clerk has land records 1846-1886 and probate records 1846-1948.

Waller
836 Austin St. Room #103, Hempstead, TX 77445
(979) 826-7643, http://www.co.waller.tx.us
Incorporated: April 28, 1873
Parent counties: Austin, Grimes
Birth records: 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1873, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1873, County Clerk
Probate: 1873, County Clerk
Court: 1873, County Clerk

Ward
400 S. Allen St., Ste. 101, Monahans, TX 79756
(432) 943-3294, http://www.co.ward.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 26, 1887
Parent county: Tom Green
Birth records: start in 1882, kept by the County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Land: 1893, County Clerk
Probate: 1893, County Clerk
Court: 1893, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has death records 1893-1951 and marriage records 1893-1951. County was organized in 1892.

Washington
100 E. Main St. Suite 102, Brenham, TX 77833
(979) 277-6200, http://www.co.washington.tx.us
Incorporated: March17, 1836
Parent county: Texas Municipality
Court: 1876, County Clerk
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1836, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1831, County Clerk
Probate: 1837, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has divorce records 1895-1943. County Clerk has military discharge records 1917-1966 and naturalization records 1850-1940.

Webb
1110 Victoria St., #210, Laredo, TX 78040
(956) 523-5035, http://www.webbcountytx.gov
Incorporated: Jan. 28, 1848
Parent county: Nueces
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1851-1914. County Clerk has land records 1843-1890, marriage records 1849-1909, naturalization records 1881-1907, and probate records 1851-1945.

Wharton
309 E. Milam, Ste. 700, Wharton, TX 77488
(979) 532-2381, http://www.co.wharton.tx.us
Parent counties: Matagorda, Jackson, Colorado
Incorporated: April 3, 1846
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1847-1918; naturalization records 1880-1930. County Clerk has land records 1837-1900, marriage records 1847-1909, and probate records 1846-1938.

Wheeler
Box 465, Wheeler, TX 79096
(806) 826-5544, http://www.co.wheeler.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar District, Young District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1879, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1881, County Clerk
Probate: 1879, County Clerk
Court 1879, County Clerk

Wichita
Box 1679, Wichita Falls, TX 76307
(940) 766-8144, http://www.co.wichita.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent county: Cooke Land District
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records and death records 1860-1949, land records 1873-1917, and marriage and probate records 1882-1934. District Clerk has court records 1882-1943 and naturalization records 1884-1917.

Wilbarger
1700 Wilbarger St. Room 15, Vernon, TX 76384
(940) 552-5486, http://www.co.wilbarger.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1858
Parent county: Cooke
Birth records: start in 1900, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1882, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1900, County Clerk
Land: 1900, County Clerk
Probate: 1882, County Clerk
Court: 1900, County Clerk
Burial: unknown start, City Secretary
Notes: Wilbarger County was organized Oct. 10, 1881.

Willacy
576 W. Main, Raymondville, TX 78580
(956) 689-2710, http://www.co.willacy.tx.us
Incorporated: March 11, 1911
Parent counties: Hidalgo, Cameron
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1921, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1891, County Clerk
Probate: 1921, County Clerk
Court: 1921, County Clerk
Notes: Recreated and reorganized in 1921.

Williamson
Box 14, Georgetown, TX 78626
(512) 943-1515, http://www.williamson-county.org
Incorporated: March 13, 1848
Parent county: Milam
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1848, County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1835, County Clerk
Probate: 1848, County Clerk
Court: 1848, District Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1873-1876, military discharge records 1918-1945, and naturalization records 1857-1938. District Clerk has divorce records 1909-1938.

Wilson
1420 Third St., Box 27, Floresville, TX 78114
(830) 393-7308, http://www.co.wilson.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 13, 1860
Parent counties: Bexar, Karnes
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1896-1908, divorce records 1893-1985, and naturalization records 1891-1924. County Clerk has land records 1860-1976, marriage records 1860-1908, and probate records 1862-1915. From 1869-1874 Wilson County was called Cibilo County.

Winkler
Box 1007, Kermit, TX 79745
(432) 586-3401, http://www.co.winkler.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 26, 1887
Parent county: Tom Green
Birth records: start in 1910, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1910, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District Clerk
Death: 1910, County Clerk
Land: 1910, County Clerk
Probate: 1910, County Clerk
Court: 1910, County Clerk
Notes: Winkler County was organized in 1910.

Wise
Box 359, Decatur, TX 76234
(940) 627-3351, http://www.co.wise.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 23, 1856
Parent county: Cooke
Birth records: start in 1864, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1881, County Clerk
Death: 1902, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1894-1940, divorce records 1915-1940, and naturalization records 1907-1914. County Clerk has land records 1852-1982, military discharge records 1918-1943, and probate records 1882-1991.

Wood
1 Main St., Box 1796, Quitman, TX 75783
(903) 763-2711, http://www.co.wood.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 5, 1850
Parent county: Van Zandt
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1903-1995, death records 1903-1999, land records 1878-1909, marriage records 1879-2002, military discharge records 1918-1949, and probate records 1878-1932. District Clerk has court records 1860-1936 and divorce records 1897-1935. County courthouse and records were burned in 1878.

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Yoakum
Box 309, Plains, TX 79355
(806) 456-2721, http://www.co.yoakum.tx.us
Incorporated: Aug. 21, 1876
Parent county: Bexar Land District
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1907, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1907, County Clerk
Probate: 1907, County Clerk
Court: 1907, County Clerk
Notes: Attached to Martin County 1904-1907. Yoakum County was organized in 1907.

Young
516 Fourth St. Room 104, Graham, TX 76450
(940) 549-8432, http://www.co.young.tx.us
Incorporated: Feb. 2, 1856
Parent counties: Bosque, Fannin
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1856, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1858, County Clerk
Probate: 1858, County Clerk
Court: 1858, County Clerk

Zapata
Box 789, Zapata, TX 78076
(956) 765-9915, http://www.co.zapata.tx.us
Incorporated: Jan. 22, 1858
Parent counties: Starr, Webb
Birth records: start in 1903, kept at the Justice of the Peace
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Notes: District Clerk has court records 1874-1881 and 1884-1928. County Clerk has land records 1868-1891, marriage records 1873-1915, naturalization records 1885-1906, and probate records 1886-1944.

Zavala
200 E. Uvalde St., Ste. 7 Crystal City, TX 78839
(830) 374-2331, http://www.co.zavala.tx.us
Incorporated: February 1846
Parent counties: Uvalde, Maverick
Birth records: start in 1903, kept by the County Clerk
Marriage: 1884, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, District/County Clerk
Death: 1903, County Clerk
Land: 1884, County Clerk
Probate: 1884, County Clerk
Court: 1885, County Clerk
Notes: County was organized in 1858. From 1846-1858, county was attached to San Antonio Municipality.


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